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Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig

Counsel
Frankfurt

Dr. Hanns Jörg Herwig

Joerg Herwig has a perennial experience in advising in private equity and M&A, including, 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. Joerg is a counsel in Hogan Lovells' Frankfurt office, active in the German recruiting activities of the Firm. He regularly gives presentations on such topics. He is also a notary public in Frankfurt.

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. He is a member of the German Corporate Law Association.

Representative Experience

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

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

Advising funds advised by Quadriga Capital on various divestitures, acquisitions and participations.

Advising other private equity funds, inter alia, Odewald & Compagnie and TA Associates on divestitures, acquisitions and/or participations.

Advising funds advised by Bregal Capital on various acquisitions and participations.

Advising other private equity funds, inter alia, Odewald & Compagnie and TA Associates, as well as corporates, in each case on divestitures, acquisitions and/or participations

Advising funds advised by Apax Partners on various divestitures, acquisitions and participations.

Advising Doughty Hanson & Co. and its portfolio company Vue Entertainment Ltd. on the acquisition of CinemaxX Aktiengesellschaft and the subsequent squeeze-out proceedings.

Advising RAIN CTP Inc. on its US$914m acquisition of RÜTGERS N.V.

Advising DOREA Group and proALPHA Group on several (potential) add-on acquisitions

Advising Hillenbrand, Inc. on its US$530m acquisition of Coperion Capital GmbH.

Education and admissions

Education

  • Dr. iur., University of Passau, 2005
  • Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, Germany, 2002
  • LL.M., University of Nottingham, 2000
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Passau, 1999

Memberships

  • Member of the German Association for Corporate Law (VGR)
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