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Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig


Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig
English, German
Practice Group

Joerg Herwig has a perennial experience in advising on private equity and M&A, in particular management incentive programs, shareholders' agreements and warranty and indemnity insurances.

Joerg has accompanied many international and national corporate and sponsor clients in their transactions, general corporate matters and restructurings. He regularly gives presentations on such topics. He is also a notary public in Frankfurt. Joerg is active in the German recruiting activities of Hogan Lovells.

Joerg studied law at the Universities of Passau and Nottingham and holds a Master of European Law from the University of Nottingham and a Dr. iur. from the University of Passau. Joerg worked in New York for an international law firm and was seconded to an in-house legal department of a listed real estate stock corporation in Berlin.

Representative experience

Advising Apax Partners on various divestitures, acquisitions and participations.*

Advising Bregal Capital on the acquisition of proALPHA, a squeeze-out process (transformation law); advising proALPHA on the acquisition of ALPHA Business Solutions AG.*

Advising Dorea group on several (potential) add-on acquisitions.

Advising Doughty Hanson and Vue Entertainment on the acquisition and public takeover of CinemaxX AG, subsequent squeeze-out and appraisal proceedings.*

Advising Hillenbrand, Inc. on its acquisition of Coperion group.*

Advising Leopard group and Fattal Hotels on the sale of 18 hotels to Pandox.

Advising Odewald & Compagnie on the acquisition of Oberberg group, the sale of IWK group and the sale of Oystar group.*

Advising Quadriga Capital on the acquisition of LR Health & Beauty Systems together with Bregal Capital*; advising on the acquisition of the Agitalis nursing home group.

Advising Quadriga Capital on the acquisition of Kaiserin-Auguste-Victoria hospital.

Advising RAIN CTP Inc. on its acquisition of RÜTGERS N.V.

Advising TA Associates on divestitures, acquisitions and/or participations.

Advising corporates, inter alia, Outokumpu, Continental and Samsung Electronics, in each case on divestitures, acquisitions and/or participations.

Advising Private Equity funds on various kinds of financial restructurings of certain of their respective portfolio companies.

Advising a German corporate on its financial restructuring pursuant to an English Scheme of Arrangement.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Education and admissions


  • 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)
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