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Nils Röver

  • Warburgstrasse 50
  • 20354 Hamburg
  • Germany

Dr. Nils Röver is a partner in the Hamburg office and practices in the Corporate Department. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate advice, including restructurings. He has specific experience in transformation law, in particular cross-border mergers and the law of the European company (SE).

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Röver worked as an associate in the Frankfurt office of an international law firm for several years. Before that, he worked as a lawyer in a law firm in Hanover with focus on corporate law.

Nils Röver’s M&A and Private Equity experience includes advising:

  • IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of Schock Group
  • Stirling Square Capital Partners on the acquisition of Cartonplast Group
  • Capvis Equity Partners on the sale of Bartec GmbH
  • Genstar Capital on the acquisition of eResearch Technologies
  • Apollo on the acquisition of Taminco Group
  • Singapore Technologies Aerospace on its acquisition of a minority shareholding in the EADS subsidiary Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH
  • A European-wide leading payment service provider in the acquisition of a card payment service provider from a major German bank and on the intended acquisition of another card payment service provider*
  • A Private Equity Fund in the acquisition of a gas grid network from a major German energy company*
  • A major Spanish bank in the acquisition of the German bank business from an American conglomerate*

His General Corporate Law, Transformation Law and Restructuring experience includes advising:

  • Chiho-Tiande on the acquisition of Scholz Group
  • Trident Seafoods on the acquisition of Pickenpack
  • MAG Europe on corporate and restructuring matters, including specific merger related matters
  • A US Hedge Fund in its acquisition of a minority stake in a German wood flooring and panel manufacturer in a loan-to-own restructuring*
  • A leading international oil company in the foundation of an SE with its seat in Germany by way of a merger of companies from five different jurisdictions and in the subsequent cross border mergers of subsidiaries into the SE*
  • Pan-European payment service provider on the foundation of an SE by way of a merger of a German entity into a Dutch entity*
  • Several M-Dax companies on the transformation into an SE*

*matters handled during previous practice at other law firm

  • Bar Qualification
    • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
    • Dr. jur., Leibniz University Hannover, 2009
    • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Celle, 2006
    • First German State Exam, Leibniz University Hannover, 2004
    • English
    • German
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