Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig | Frankfurt | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig

Partner/Notary Corporate & Finance


English, German

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Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig
Herwig Hanns Joerg
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Jörg Herwig has a perennial experience in advising on private equity and mergers & acquisitions.

He has advised numerous national and international clients, in particular private equity and infra funds, on takeovers, acquisitions, auction procedures, disposals, carve-outs, mergers, restructurings and other corporate law issues, including management incentive programs, shareholder agreements and guarantee and indemnity insurance, in particular regarding life science / health care, infrastructure, TMT, real estate and automotive. He regularly lectures and publishes on these topics.

Jörg is a partner and notary at the Frankfurt office, head of our German Private Equity & Funds practice, as well as a local personnel partner and coordinator of the Hogan Lovells "China Desk".

He studied law at the Universities of Passau and Nottingham and holds a Master of European Law from the University of Nottingham and a Dr. jur. from the University of Passau.

During secondments, Jörg has worked in the New York office of an international law firm and in the legal department of a listed real estate company in Berlin. He is also a member of the German Corporate Law Association.

Representative experience

Chequers Capital on the acquisition of Corning Services GmbH and for that platform SHD System-Haus-Dresden GmbH

Bregal Capital/Bregal Unternehmerkapital on, in particular, the acquisition and divestiture of the proALPHA group as well as the re-investments

Castik Capital in the acquisition of a hospital and a dental chain

UBS Asset Management Real Estate & Private Markets and Northern Fiber Holding GmbH on the acquisition of German fibre network operator sewikom GmbH

Tikehau Capital on its German PE market entry 

GENUI in the acquisition of a hospital and all aspects of the former shareholding in All4Labels

Quadriga Capital in various divestitures, acquisitions and participations, including Jack Wolfskin, LR Health & Beauty, AMEOS, hospital acquisitions, Agitalis Group, DOREA Group, we care/newcare

iCON Infrastructure Partners V (iCON) on the acquisition of a controlling interest in three German fiber-related businesses, ropa GmbH & Co. KG, NGN Telecom GmbH and Wisotel GmbH (“SFN Group”)

DWS Group on an investment in German fiber-optic business Deutsche GigaNetz GmbH


  • Dr. iur., University of Passau, 2005
  • Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2002
  • LL.M., University of Nottingham, 2000
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Passau, 1999
  • German Association for Corporate Law (VGR)


Corporate and M&A: Corporate

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Corporate and M&A: M&A: Large deals (€500m+)

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Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences

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Private Equity: Transactions

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