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Ernst-Markus Schuberth

Dr. Ernst-Markus Schuberth

Rechtsanwalt | Head of Corporate / M&A Group, CMS Germany

CMS Hasche Sigle
Breite Straße 3
40213 Duesseldorf
Languages German, English

For more than 20 years, Ernst-Markus Schuberth has been advising companies on M&A/private equity transactions and providing ongoing corporate law advice, mostly in an international context. His clients include large international groups as well as business leaders and financial institutions. Over many years of transaction advisory work, Ernst-Markus has gained special chemical, mechanical engineering and financial sector expertise. He also heads the CMS India Desk.

Ernst-Markus started his legal career with Baker & McKenzie in 1995 and became a partner in 2000. He joined CMS in 2004.

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Relevant experience

  • AkzoNobel Group Germany: Ongoing advice, e.g., on joint venture with Evonik AG and the sale of the European construction chemistry division

  • Eiffage Group Germany: Ongoing advice with regards to corporate reorganisations and transactions in the construction industry

  • Advising Kurvers GmbH on selling its share in APT Hiller GmbH to the Chinese Sedant-Robra Group

  • Bankhaus Lampe KG: Ongoing advice in the context of transactions and equity holdings

  • Advising Swedish company Addnode AB on the acquisition of Transcat PLM GmbH

  • Advising on the transformation of Vapiano SE into a European Company

  • Advising Indian company NRB Bearings Limited on its market entry in Germany

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  • 1996: PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hommelhoff, University of Heidelberg

  • 1995: Second state examination in law in Stuttgart

  • 1992 - 1995: Trainee lawyer at Regional Court Mosbach (Baden)

  • 1992: Research student in Oxford

  • 1991: Research assistant with Prof. Dr. Hommelhoff

  • 1991: First state examination in law in Heidelberg

  • Law studies in Göttingen und Heidelberg

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  • Board member Private-Equity-Forum NRW e.V.

  • The Management Symphony

  • Heidelberg Alumni International

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  • Europaeische Aktiengesellschaft entwickelt sich zum Erfolgsmodell, Boersenzeitung vom 26. Juli 2014, co-author: Reimund Marc von der Hoeh

  • Zehn Jahre "deutsche" SE – Eine Bestandsaufnahme, Die Aktiengesellschaft 2014, p. 439, co-author: Reimund Marc von der Hoeh

  • Chapters regarding the issues "Europaeische Aktiengesellschaft" und "Stimmbindungs- Pool und Konsortialvertraege" in Hamann/Sigle, Vertragsbuch Gesellschaftsrecht, C.H. Beck, 2. edition, 2012

  • M&A for Indian Investors, Wegweiser Verlag 2007

  • Konzernrelevante Regelungen im britischen Recht, C.H. Beck, 1997

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Lectures list

  • Navigating European Regulation, IFLR Conference, Mumbai

  • Legal and tax questions regarding Venture Capital, Management Circle

  • Company acquisitions - how to structure them securely from a legal point of view, Management Circle

  • Interal conflicts in stock corporations, Forum

  • Essential Legal Issues in Private Equity and Venture Capital, Euromoney

  • Management Buy-outs, Management Circle

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