Dr. Christoph Naumann, LL.M. (University of Pennsylvania)

Dr. Christoph Naumann, LL.M. (University of Pennsylvania)

Partner
Frankfurt

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 69 962 36 620

Fax +49 69 962 36 100

LanguagesGerman, English, French

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Dr. Christoph Naumann specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures and other corporate transactions, as well as general commercial matters (including commercial agrements).

His diverse client base includes corporates, family-owned businesses as well as financial sponsors (Private Equity & Venture Capital).

Awards and recognitions

2021/2022

Frequently recommended lawyer for Private Equity & Venture Capital
JUVE Handbook

2021/2022

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A
JUVE Handbook

2021

Recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A: mid-market
Legal 500 EMEA: Germany,

2021

Listed among the best lawyers in the Corporate Law category (Handelsblatt)
Best Lawyers

2021

Listed among the best lawyers in the Private Equity category (Handelsblatt)
Best Lawyers

Education and admissions

Education

Dr. iur., University of Cologne, 2011

LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2008

Certificate in Business Policy, Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, 2008

Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, 2006

First State Exam in Law, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, 2004

LL.M. Eur., Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, 2004

Certificate in Transnational Law, University of Geneva, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Frankfurt

Representative experience

Advising M Ventures (Merck KGaA group) on various Venture Capital investments.*

Advising French private equity firm Naxicap Partners on its acquisition of Berlin-based consumer audio brand Lautsprecher Teufel.*

Advising German private equity firm Finatem on its acquisition of Gothaer Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH.*

Advising the founders of Munich-based Köberl Group on their new partnership agreement with European investment management company Gimv, who acquired a majority stake in Köberl.*

Advising German Rheinmetall AG on the joint venture with BAE Systems for a joint British company for the development and production of military vehicles as well as the support business.*

Advising DC-Datacenter-Group GmbH on its new strategic partnership with MVV, an energy company headquartered in Mannheim, Germany.*

Naxicap Partners on its acquisition of Guntermann & Drunck GmbH Systementwicklung, with Frankfurt-based private equity firm Borromin Capital Management being the majority seller.*

Naxicap Partners on its acquisition of German flat roof specialist alwitra.*

Reaction Biology Corporation, a US-leader in early stage drug discovery services (Malvern, Pennsylvania) on the acquisition of German ProQinase GmbH, an early stage drug discovery company (Freiburg).*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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