Dr. Matthias Jaletzke | Frankfurt | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Matthias Jaletzke

Partner Corporate & Finance


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Jaletzke Matthias

Dr. Matthias Jaletzke
Jaletzke Matthias
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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Clients praise his commercial acumen, saying: "He is not just a lawyer but thinks entrepreneurially, which is very helpful."

Chambers Europe Private Equity

Matthias Jaletzke is one of the leading German Private Equity and M&A lawyers. During his more than 30 years of experience in Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions, he has accompanied many international and German clients to successful closings of their transactions. Matthias is well-known for his proven skills and experience in difficult transactions and negotiations and for offering solution-oriented advice and comprehensive process management.

His publications include "M&A Agreements in Germany" (C.H.Beck, 2020; co-publisher and co-author) and "Münchner Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts" (Munich Handbook of Corporate Law, Volume 2, co-author, articles on the public limited partnership). He is regularly mentioned in various professional reference guides as leading lawyer in Private Equity and M&A.

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Clients praise his commercial acumen, saying: "He is not just a lawyer but thinks entrepreneurially, which is very helpful."

Chambers Europe Private Equity

Representative experience

Advising the shareholders of All4Labels in the divestiture of the All4Labels Group to Triton.

Advising the All4Labels Group on the acquisition of Limo Labels A/S, Denmark, of Flexoprint Labels SA, Brazil, and of the Faberprint Group, Brazil.

Advising Apax Partners on the acquisition and sale of Nordsee, Autobahn Tank & Rast, the takeover, IPO and sale of Versatel, the takeover of Tommy Hilfiger.*

 Advising Apax Partners on the sale of a majority stake in IFCO Systems N.V. to Brambles.*

Advising Bregal Capital on the acquisition of proALPHA, a squeeze-out process (transformation law), and the subsequent sale of proALPHA.*

Advising Brookfield Renewable Energy on the acquisition of an asset manager of wind and solar parks.

Advising Castik Capital on the acquisition of STENUM Ortho as well as of the AllDent-Group.

Advising Doughty Hanson and portfolio company VUE Entertainment on the acquisition and the sale of Moeller-group.

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

 Advising Dürr AG on the acquisition of BBS Automation Group from EQT.

Advising Dürr AG on the sale of Premier-group, the DTS-group and the ATS business and the merger between Dürr Aircraft and Technology Systems & Broetje Automation.*

Advising GENUI in the establishment of the All4Labels Group, including the mergers of RAKO with X-Label-, Baumgarten- and Nuceria groups.

Advising Halder Private Equity Fonds on their acquisition of the Conen-group.

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

Advising HR Group on their sale of a hotel portfolio to Pandox AB, the acquisition of various Mövenpick Hotels, of Hotel Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof, the Bangkok-based Absolute Hotel Services. 

Advising HR Group on the acqusition  of Austrian-based Vienna House Hotelgesellschaft and operating companies, of 23 hotels of the Amedia brand, and of Success Hotel Group through an insolvency plan.

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

Advising M+W Group and Stumpf Group, direct and indirect shareholders of Exyte Group, on the sale of a significant minority interest to funds managed by BDT Capital Partners LLC.

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

Advising proALPHA on the acquisition of ALPHA Business Solutions AG.*

Advising Quadriga Capital on the acquisition of Agitalis- and Margarethenhof-group and sale of Dorea-group, on the acquisition ofSüddekor, Ipsen and punker group, the majority stake in Eterna group.

Advising Quadriga Capital on the sale of Jack Wolfskin group, and on the recapitalisation process of the AMEOS group; on the acquisition of LR Health & Beauty Systems together with Bregal Capital.*

Advising Terra Firma on the acquisition of Haus Cramer Asset KG, the holding company of the Welcome hotel group.

Advising various board members on their service and participation agreements.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Dr. iur., University of Mannheim, 1988
  • Second State Exam in Law, Mannheim Regional Court, 1987
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Mannheim, 1983
  • German American Lawyers Association (DAJV)
  • German Association for Corporate Law (VGR)
  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)
  • German Association of Antitrust Lawyers (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht)


Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability (Germany)

Chambers Global

Private Equity

Legal 500 EMEA

Corporate and M&A: M&A: Mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)

Legal 500 EMEA

Recommended lawyer for M&A and Governance

Who's Who Legal

Recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A

JUVE handbook

Leading name in Private Equity transactions

JUVE handbook

Recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A

Chambers Europe - Germany

2008 – 2015