Finance Monthly - M&A Awards 2023

Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2023 Germany German and international clients work with Jones Day’s Frankfurt Office to capitalize on business opportunities around the world. Our lawyers collaborate seamlessly with their colleagues in Düsseldorf and Munich, as well as with our other European offices. “ 33 About Christian Krebs Christian Krebs has more than 15 years of experience advising international corporations and financial sponsors on cross-border M&A transactions, corporate law, and corporate governance. He is recognized as one of the most renowned corporate and M&A lawyers in Germany by WirtschaftsWoche, Handelsblatt, and Best Lawyers and recommended for large M&A transactions by The Legal 500. Chris provides counseling on all aspects of sales of private and public corporations, including private equity transactions (publicto-privates, LBOs, MBOs), on both the buy- and sell-side, as well as on early to late-stage financing rounds in venture capital contexts. He also provides boardroom advice regarding the latest trends in shareholder activism and corporate governance. Clients in recent representations, in which Chris acted as lead or co-lead lawyer, include Avient, Aurora Resurgence, Bessemer Venture Partners, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, Deutsche Börse, EDF, Infiana, Procter & Gamble, PTT Global Chemical, Verizon, and XIO. Chris gained in-house legal experience in the energy industry during an extended client secondment and worked at international law firms in New York, Brussels, and Buenos Aires. As a result of his international experience, he is especially apt at and has specific experience in advising foreign investors. Chris has published extensively on matters of corporate law and speaks publicly on M&A topics. He is a coauthor of leading treatises on the law of corporations and reorganizations. As a board member of the German American Lawyers Association (DAJV), he organizes its annual symposium on contemporaneous transatlantic legal issues. He is also a member of the Association for Corporate Law (VGR). About Jones Day Established more than 125 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio, Jones Day’s story initially mirrored the early progress and growth in industrial sectors across the United States. As the economy rapidly grew, the Firm advised on high-profile matters in manufacturing, banking, transportation, and mass communications that were often landmark in nature, but always placed the client’s interests first. Opportunities to diversify and expand both across the U.S. and internationally led to a period of sustained growth which crossed into the twenty-first century, ultimately resulting in more than 2,400 lawyers strategically placed in more than 40 offices in business and financial centers on five continents. A true global law firm that continually strives to exceed our own high standards, Jones Day is consistently endorsed by clients, acknowledged by peers, and commended by professional organizations and industry publications. Contact Christian A. Krebs Jones Day Tel: +49 69 9726 3939 Email:

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