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Florian Jung, LL.M.

Senior Associate

CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd
Räffelstrasse 26
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
Languages German, English, French

Florian Jung's practice focuses on corporate transactions (M&A), private equity, venture capital, corporate and contract law.

He assists in particular listed and private companies as well as private individuals in national and international M&A transactions, both on the buy- and sell-side, including corporate auction processes and carve-out transactions. Further, he advises clients in corporate and contract law disputes.

After graduating from the University of St Gallen in 2014, Florian Jung completed his one-year traineeship with CMS and subsequently stayed with our firm for another six months as a member of our Corporate/M&A-team. After being admitted to the bar as a lawyer, he returned to our firm in August 2017. He obtained an LL.M. from King's College London in the academic year 2021/2022.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association (SBA)
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Lectures list

  • 28. October 2022, STS Schweizerische Treuhänder Schule, seminar "Aktienrechtsrevision"
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Education

  • 2022 – Master of Laws, LL.M., King's College London
  • 2017 – Bar admission, Zurich
  • 2014 – M.A. HSG in Law and Economics, University of St. Gallen
  • 2012 – B.A. HSG in Law and Economics, University of St. Gallen
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05/12/2017
CMS ad­vises Swiss Prime Site Im­mob­i­li­en AG on sub­stan­tial ac­quis­i­tion in...
Swiss Prime Site Im­mob­i­li­en AG has ac­quired Bel­levue-Bau AG from An­lages­tif­tung fenaco LANDI.Thereby, Swiss Prime Site Im­mob­i­li­en AG has taken over three fully ren­ted premises ideally loc­ated near the...
30/07/2015
CMS ad­vises Equistone on the ac­quis­i­tion of Peter Hahn and Madeleine Mode
Zurich – Equistone Part­ners Europe Lim­ited through its Fund V has ac­quired a ma­jor­ity stake in Tri­Style Mode GmbH. The mid-mar­ket fo­cused private equity firm, to­geth­er with the com­pany's man­age­ment...
08/12/2015
CMS ad­vises Al­stom on the sale of parts of its gas tur­bine busi­ness to...
Parts of Al­stom's gas tur­bine busi­ness are sold to Italy-based An­saldo En­er­gia. The carve-out of the gas tur­bine busi­ness was offered to the European Com­mis­sion as rem­edy in the con­text of the sale of...

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02/11/2022
CMS ad­vised ISS on the ac­quis­i­tion of Liv­it FM Ser­vices AG
The lead­ing fa­cil­ity man­age­ment and work­place ex­per­i­ence com­pany ISS has ac­quired Liv­it FM Ser­vices AG from its pre­vi­ous par­ent com­pany Liv­it AG. Liv­it FM Ser­vices AG looks after a large pro­por­tion of Swiss Life prop­er­ties in Switzer­land. The com­pany has over 670 em­ploy­ees. The takeover of Liv­it FM Ser­vices AG is a stra­tegic ac­quis­i­tion that strengthens ISS Switzer­land's mar­ket po­s­i­tion. The trans­ac­tion will en­able ISS to ex­pand and de­vel­op its ser­vice de­liv­ery to the real es­tate in­dustry seg­ment. The in­teg­ra­tion of the ac­quired com­pany is ex­pec­ted to be com­pleted in the first quarter of 2023. Liv­it FM Ser­vices AG will op­er­ate un­der the ISS brand in the fu­ture.A team of CMS led by Dr Daniel Jenny com­pre­hens­ively ad­vised ISS on all leg­al mat­ters of this trans­ac­tion.CMS Switzer­land­Dr Daniel Jenny, Part­ner, Cor­por­ate/M&ADr Ferdin­and Blezinger, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AFlori­an Jung, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AAl­ex­an­dra Stock­er, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AReto Hun­sper­ger, Part­ner, Com­mer­cialDr Mar­jolaine Jakob, Part­ner, Com­mer­cial­Christina Winter, As­so­ci­ate, Em­ploy­men­tHelena Loretan, As­so­ci­ate, Real Es­tate­M­ark Ca­gi­enard, Part­ner, Tax
30/03/2022
CMS sup­por­ted on re­verse mer­ger and list­ing of Tal­ent­house AG on the SIX...
Tal­ent­house AG, a lead­ing tech­no­logy plat­form con­nect­ing brands and cre­at­ives glob­ally, has been lis­ted as an op­er­at­ing com­pany on the In­ter­na­tion­al Re­port­ing Stand­ard of the SIX Swiss Ex­change (SIX) since 29 March 2022. Over the past 15 months, Tal­ent­house AG has bundled four pre­vi­ously in­de­pend­ent com­pan­ies and brought them to the stock ex­change in Zurich through a re­verse mer­ger. This is the second list­ing on the SIX this year (after the first list­ing on the new SPARKS seg­ment of the SIX). Tal­ent­house AG is a tech­no­logy plat­form com­pany that works with the world's largest cre­at­ive com­munity with over 14 mil­lion mem­bers to pro­duce high-qual­ity di­git­al con­tent for nu­mer­ous ma­jor glob­al com­pan­ies such as Net­flix and Nike. Tal­ent­house AG, which op­er­ates the cre­at­ive plat­forms Tal­ent­house, Ey­e­Em, Ello, Zo­oppa and Jovoto, is pi­on­eer­ing the struc­tur­al re­align­ment of con­tent pro­duc­tion us­ing a plat­form-based busi­ness mod­el to de­liv­er con­tent that can keep pace with con­sumer de­mand in the di­git­al age in terms of scale and qual­ity. At the same time, the com­pany of­fers de­vel­op­ment op­por­tun­it­ies to cre­at­ive minds. The com­pany is dom­i­ciled in Switzer­land and, in ad­di­tion to its op­er­a­tion­al headquar­ters in Lon­don, has of­fices in Los Angeles, New York City, Ber­lin, Mil­an and Phil­adelphia.The trans­ac­tion was sup­por­ted by an in­ter­na­tion­al leg­al team un­der Re­la­tion­ship Part­ner Gregor Famira of CMS Vi­enna. The Swiss CMS team ad­vised the ma­jor­ity share­hold­er of Tal­ent­house AG (Tal­ent­house GmbH) as well as the chair­man of the board of Tal­ent­house AG.The Swiss team was led by Mat­thi­as Kuert (Cap­it­al Mar­kets) and fur­ther in­cluded Stefan Brunnsch­weiler (Part­ner, Cor­por­ate/M&A), Fran­ziska Ham­mer, Flori­an Jung and Al­ex­an­dra Stock­er (all Cor­por­ate/M&A) as well as Si­mone Brauch­bar (IP/IT), Mark Ca­gi­enard (Part­ner; Tax) and Jodok Wicki (Part­ner; Com­mer­cial/Lit­ig­a­tion).
12/01/2022
CMS ad­vises share­hold­ers on their sale of Swis­sQ Con­sult­ing AG to Xebia
Xebia, a port­fo­lio com­pany of the private equity firm Wa­ter­land, entered in­to a share pur­chase agree­ment con­cern­ing the ac­quis­i­tion of Swis­sQ.The part­ner­ship with Swis­sQ will ex­tend Xebi­a's geo­graph­ic­al reach in­to Switzer­land, while Swis­sQ will gain off­shore and nearshore cap­ab­il­it­ies. Over­all, the trans­ac­tion will res­ult in ac­cess to a com­bined 4'000 tech­nic­al ex­perts world­wide in the areas of data, AI, cloud, De­vOps, SRE as well as soft­ware de­vel­op­ment for of­fer­ing ser­vices to a joint cus­tom­er base.Foun­ded in 2006, Swis­sQ Con­sult­ing AG is an IT con­sult­ing and train­ing com­pany, which also or­gan­izes renowned tech­no­logy con­fer­ences in Switzer­land. Swis­sQ Con­sult­ing AG em­ploys more than 120 ex­perts at of­fices in Zurich and Bern and of­fers ser­vices to a num­ber of renowned cus­tom­ers.Xebia is a glob­ally lead­ing di­git­al full-ser­vice con­sult­ing en­ter­prise with its head of­fice in the Neth­er­lands. Xebia em­ploys more than 4'000 ex­perts glob­ally.A CMS team led by Dr Daniel Jenny ad­vised the share­hold­ers of Swis­sQ Con­sult­ing AG on all leg­al and tax mat­ters in con­nec­tion with the trans­ac­tion.CMS Switzer­land­Dr Daniel Jenny, Part­ner, Cor­por­ate / M&AM­ark Ca­gi­enard, Part­ner, Tax­Chris­ti­an Gers­bach, Part­ner, Em­ploy­ment­Dr Ferdin­and Blezinger, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AFlori­an Jung, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AJens Lehmann, As­so­ci­ate, Tax­Tarik Salkim, At­tor­ney Train­eeCMS Am­s­ter­damPi­eter van Duijven­voorde, Part­ner, Cor­por­ate / M&A
29/12/2021
CMS ad­vised Thomas Re­ister on the sale of his ma­jor­ity stake in the emo­drom...
Thomas Re­ister has sold his ma­jor­ity stake in the emo­drom Group to his co-share­hold­ers.The emo­drom Group is in­volved in the mar­ket­ing and stra­tegic de­vel­op­ment of the Hock­en­heim­ring ra­cing cir­cuit in Hock­en­heim, Baden-Württem­berg (Ger­many). The emo­drom Group sup­ports the loc­a­tion of com­pan­ies (in­clud­ing Porsche) on the ra­cing cir­cuit, es­tab­lishes its own mo­bil­ity-re­lated busi­nesses there and oth­er­wise mar­kets the ra­cing cir­cuit for events.Un­der the lead­er­ship of Thomas Re­ister, the emo­drom Group has suc­cess­fully eman­cip­ated the Hock­en­heim­ring from pure ra­cing (formerly For­mula 1) in the last 10 years, des­pite dif­fi­cult start­ing con­di­tions. In­stead of ex­clus­ively ra­cing, the Hock­en­heim­ring now of­fers a wide range of ser­vices and ex­per­i­ences re­lated to mo­bil­ity. A CMS team led by Dr Daniel Jenny provided com­pre­hens­ive leg­al ad­vice to Thomas Re­ister in con­nec­tion with the trans­ac­tion. Team­Dr Daniel Jenny, Part­ner, Cor­por­ate / M&AM­ark Ca­gi­enard, Part­ner, TaxDr Si­mone Brauch­bar Birkhäuser, Coun­sel, In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­er­ty­Dr Ferdin­and Blezinger, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AFlori­an Jung, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AT­arik Salkim, Train­ee
30/09/2021
CMS ad­vised the share­hold­ers of AL­PORA AG on the sale of a ma­jor­ity stake...
Zurich, Septem­ber 2021 | A team of CMS Switzer­land un­der the lead of Stefan Brunnsch­weiler provided com­pre­hens­ive ad­vice to the share­hold­ers of AL­PORA AG on all leg­al as­pects re­gard­ing the sale of a ma­jor­ity stake to Ger­man-based Ser­afin As­set Man­age­ment. Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Busi­ness, served as the ex­clus­ive fin­an­cial ad­visor to the share­hold­ers of AL­PORA AG in con­nec­tion with the trans­ac­tion. AL­PORA AG, which was foun­ded in 2013, is act­ive in the sale of in­nov­a­tion ana­lys­is-based in­vest­ment mod­els to as­set man­agers in Switzer­land, Ger­many and the UK. Based on these in­vest­ment mod­els, cli­ents set up equity funds that have his­tor­ic­ally been able to gen­er­ate a risk-ad­jus­ted ex­cess re­turn on equity in­vest­ments. The Ser­afin Group in­tends to enter a new seg­ment with Ser­afin As­set Man­age­ment and es­tab­lish a di­git­al as­set man­age­ment busi­ness. It is en­vis­aged to enter the mar­ket with ser­vices for third-party cus­tom­ers in the second quarter of 2022 after ob­tain­ing the BaFin li­cense. In ad­di­tion to de­vel­op­ing and selling its own in­vest­ment solu­tions, the aim is to grow by ac­quir­ing spe­cial­ized as­set man­agers. The ac­quis­i­tion of a ma­jor­ity stake in the Swiss-based AL­PORA AG is the first step in this dir­ec­tion. The parties have agreed not to dis­close the pur­chase price of the trans­ac­tion. Stefan Brunnsch­weiler, Lead, Man­aging Part­ner, Glob­al Co-Head of the CMS Cor­por­ate/M&A GroupSamuel Fe­lix Gang, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AFlori­an Jung, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&APas­cal Stock­er, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AAndrea Relly, Seni­or As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate/M&AM­ark Ca­gi­enard, Part­ner, Tax­Chris­ti­an Gers­bach, Part­ner, Em­ploy­ment­Dr Mat­thi­as Kuert, Seni­or As­so­ci­ate, Cap­it­al Mar­ket­sTarik Salkim, Train­ee, Cor­por­ate/M&A
17/08/2021
CMS ad­vises WOW Tech Group on > EUR 1 bn busi­ness com­bin­a­tion with Love­honey...
Mu­nich – WOW Tech Group and Love­honey, two of the glob­al lead­ers for sexu­al well­ness products, join forces. To­geth­er with Swiss brand Amor­ana – ac­quired by Love­honey in 2020 – they now form the...
10/08/2021
CMS ad­vises Spear­head on in­vest­ment by DEKRA
In the course of a fin­an­cing round of Spear­head AG, in­ter­na­tion­al ex­pert or­gan­iz­a­tion DEKRA has in­ves­ted in the com­pany. Spear­head serves in­sur­ance com­pan­ies, vehicle fleets, and fleet op­er­at­ors with sys­tems for 100% di­git­al pro­cessing of vehicle dam­ages. Spear­head’s busi­ness mod­el fo­cuses on di­git­al pro­cesses for claims set­tle­ment, from the dam­age re­port to fi­nal claim reg­u­la­tion. A crit­ic­al com­pon­ent is a telemat­ics solu­tion, which 100% auto­mat­ic­ally cre­ates a first no­ti­fic­a­tion of loss by Spear­head after an ac­ci­dent and makes it avail­able to cus­tom­ers.DEKRA has been act­ive in the field of safety for al­most 100 years. Foun­ded in 1925 in Ber­lin as Deutscher Kraft­fahrzeug-Über­wachungs-Ver­ein e.V., it is today one of the world’s lead­ing ex­pert or­gan­iz­a­tions. DEKRA SE is a sub­si­di­ary of DEKRA e.V. and man­ages the Group’s op­er­at­ing busi­ness. In 2020, DEKRA gen­er­ated turnover totalling al­most EUR 3.2 bil­lion. The com­pany cur­rently em­ploys around 44,000 people in ap­prox­im­ately 60 coun­tries on all con­tin­ents. With qual­i­fied and in­de­pend­ent ex­pert ser­vices, they work for safety on the road, at work and at home. These ser­vices range from vehicle in­spec­tion and ex­pert ap­prais­als to claims ser­vices, in­dus­tri­al and build­ing in­spec­tions, safety con­sultancy, test­ing and cer­ti­fic­a­tion of products and sys­tems, as well as train­ing courses and tem­por­ary work. The vis­ion for the com­pany’s 100th birth­day in 2025 is that DEKRA will be the glob­al part­ner for a safe, se­cure, and sus­tain­able world. With a plat­in­um rat­ing from Eco­Vadis, DEKRA is now in the top one per­cent of sus­tain­able busi­nesses ranked.A team of CMS led by part­ner Dr Daniel Jenny and as­so­ci­ate Flori­an Jung ad­vised Spear­head on all leg­al mat­ters of the in­vest­ment round.CMS Switzer­land­Dr Daniel Jenny, Part­ner, Cor­por­ate / M&AFlori­an Jung, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AAndrea Relly, As­so­ci­ate, Cor­por­ate / M&AChris­ti­an Gers­bach, Part­ner, Em­ploy­ment­Sarah Keller, As­so­ci­ate, Em­ploy­ment­Si­mone Brauch­bar Birkhäuser, Coun­sel, IP­Mark Ca­gi­enard, Part­ner, Tax
13/07/2021
CMS ad­vised HEB on the di­vest­ment of its stake in SIX lis­ted Cicor to One...
Zurich, 19 Ju­ly 2021 | HEB Swiss In­vest­ment AG, a Zurich-based hold­ing com­pany owned by a Ger­man private in­vestor, has entered in­to an agree­ment to sell its ma­jor stake (29.3 %) in lis­ted Cicor Tech­no­lo­gies...
12/04/2021
CMS ad­vises ISS on the sale of ISS Kanal Ser­vices AG
ISS, a glob­al lead­ing fa­cil­ity ser­vices pro­vider, has agreed to sell its Swiss sub­si­di­ary ISS Kanal Ser­vices AG to KLAR Part­ners, a pan-European in­vest­ment firm with a fo­cus on in­vest­ments in busi­ness...
19/02/2021
CMS ad­vises the nChain Group on the re­lo­ca­tion of two group en­tit­ies to...
Two nChain Group en­tit­ies have re­lo­cated from An­ti­gua and Bar­buda to Zug, Switzer­land. nChain AG (pre­vi­ously nChain Group Hold­ings Ltd) will be the group's main cli­ent-fa­cing en­tity, where­as nChain Li­cens­ing...
26/01/2021
CMS ad­vised the share­hold­ers of IPG Group on the sale to TIMETO­ACT
TIMETO­ACT Group with headquar­ters in Co­logne has ac­quired the ma­jor­ity of the shares in IPG In­form­a­tion Pro­cess Group Hold­ing AG with re­gistered of­fice in Win­ter­thur. This trans­ac­tion res­ults in the lead­ing...
25/01/2021
Cor­por­ate Up­date: Swiss 2021 le­gis­lat­ive changes in­clude mod­ern­isa­tion...
After a tur­bu­lent and un­usu­al 2020 which saw nu­mer­ous short-term Cov­id-19-re­lated leg­al changes, vari­ous planned le­gis­lat­ive pro­jects (un­re­lated to the Cov­id-19-pan­dem­ic) entered in­to force as per 1 Janu­ary...