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
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"Enjoys a good reputation in the market"


Matthias Jaletzke is one of the leading German Private Equity and M&A lawyers. During his more than 20 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 not only well-known for his proven skills and experience in difficult negotiations, but also 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 Apax Partners on the acquisition and sale of Nordsee and Autobahn Tank & Rast.*

Advising Apax Partners on the takeover, IPO and sale of Versatel and on the takeover of Tommy Hilfiger.*

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

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

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

Advising Doughty Hanson on the acquisition and the sale of Moeller-group.*

Advising Dürr AG on the sale of Premier-group, the DTS-group and the ATS business.*

Advising Dürr AG on the merger between Dürr Aircraft and Technology Systems & Broetje Automation.*

Advising GENUI and RAKO/All4Labels on their mergers with X-Label-, Baumgarten- and Nuceria groups.

Advising Hillenbrand, Inc. on the 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, the sale of IWK, the sale of Oystar* and the d&b audiotechnik group.

Advising Quadriga Capital on the acquisition of Süddekor, Ipsen and punker group, the majority stake in Eterna group and the sale of Jack Wolfskin group.*

Advising Quadriga Capital 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 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 HR Group on their sale of a hotel portfolio to Pandox AB, the acquisition of various Mövenpick Hotels and the acquisition of Hotels Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof

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

Advising various board members on their service and participation agreements.

Advising Quadriga Capital on the acquisition of Agitalis- and Margarethenhof-group and the sale of Dorea-group.

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

*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