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Birgit Wagner

Birgit Wagner, M.B.L.

Senior Consultant

CMS Hasche Sigle
Lennéstraße 7
10785 Berlin
Germany

Birgit accompanies national and international M&A transactions in the key areas of corporate law and intellectual property rights. Her corporate practice covers formation audits as well as the review of shareholdings, corporate structures, share transfers and pledge of shares, loan agreements and duties of disclosure. Birgit’s IP work concentrates on all legal aspects of patents and know-how, trademarks and design, employee and joint inventions as well as licences. She also advises on internal investigations with a focus on money laundering and corruption and deals with setting up transparency register guidelines and notification processes.

After a career in investment banking with two German private banks and a private equity boutique, Birgit worked in a US law firm’s corporate/M&A practice group, focussing on the automotive and pharmaceutical/healthcare sector, before joining CMS as a senior legal consultant in 2018.

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Education


  • 2017 - 2019: Master of Business Law (MBL) with a focus on M&A, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2015 - 2016: Certified Expert for Insolvency and Restructuring (CEIM), University of Hamburg
  • 2011 - 2015: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with a focus on M&A/capital markets law, University of Hamburg
  • 1993 - 1996: Business Economist, European Management Academy Hanover/Paris
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23/12/2020
CMS ad­vises DIC As­set on ac­quis­i­tion of lo­gist­ics spe­cial­ist RLI In­vestors
Frank­furt am Main – DIC As­set AG has ac­quired 100% of the shares in RLI In­vestors GmbH and a minor­ity stake of 25% in Realo­gis Hold­ing GmbH. This will en­able it to ex­pand the lo­gist­ics as­set class with­in...
05/11/2020
CMS ad­vises Mod­ine on sale of the li­quid-cooled por­tion of its auto­mot­ive...
Stut­tgart – Mod­ine Man­u­fac­tur­ing Com­pany, a pub­licly lis­ted di­ver­si­fied glob­al lead­er in thermal man­age­ment tech­no­logy and solu­tions based in Ra­cine, Wis­con­sin, USA, has an­nounced that it has signed...
04/11/2020
CMS ad­vises private equity firm Fron­ten­ac on ac­quis­i­tion of New­terra Group
Stut­tgart – Fron­ten­ac Com­pany (“Fron­ten­ac”) an­nounced that it has ac­quired New­terra Group Ltd. (“New­terra” or the "Com­pany"), a Glob­al Mod­u­lar Wa­ter Treat­ment Com­pany, from its cur­rent share­hold­ers...
02/11/2020
CMS ad­vises Plastic Om­ni­um on es­tab­lish­ment of Joint Ven­ture with El­ringK­linger
Dus­sel­dorf/Vi­enna - In or­der to drive for­ward the de­vel­op­ment of hy­dro­gen mo­bil­ity, the two auto­mot­ive sup­pli­ers El­ringK­linger and Plastic Om­ni­um will cre­ate a joint ven­ture for the de­vel­op­ment and large-scale...
22/09/2020
CMS ad­vises NORD Hold­ing on ac­quis­i­tion of com­pressor man­u­fac­turer Bock
Co­logne – NORD Hold­ing has ac­quired all the shares in the Bock Group, a man­u­fac­turer of open and semi-her­met­ic re­cip­roc­at­ing com­pressors for sta­tion­ary and trans­port-re­lated re­fri­ger­a­tion ap­plic­a­tions...
22/07/2020
CMS ad­vises Wil­helmsen Ship Man­age­ment on joint ven­ture with MPC Cap­it­al...
Ham­burg - Wil­helmsen Ship Man­age­ment AS, a Singa­pore-based pro­vider of ship man­age­ment ser­vices be­long­ing to the Nor­we­gi­an Wil­helmsen ship­ping group, and Ham­burg-based as­set and in­vest­ment man­ager MPC...
07/07/2020
CMS ad­vises Dis­cov­ery on the agree­ment to take over the TV chan­nel TELE...
Lon­don/Mu­nich/Co­logne - The glob­al me­dia com­pany Dis­cov­ery has taken over the Ger­man fic­tion­al Free TV sta­tion TELE 5 from the pre­vi­ous own­er LE­ON­INE. In ad­di­tion, a long-term pro­gram li­cense agree­ment...
17/02/2020
CMS ad­vises PMG Mit­tel­stands­Gruppe GmbH on ac­quis­i­tion of ma­jor­ity stake...
Frank­furt/Main – PMG Mit­tel­stands­Gruppe GmbH has ac­quired a ma­jor­ity of the shares in GDS Präzi­sion­szer­spanungs GmbH from the two found­ing share­hold­ers. The deal was con­duc­ted through one of its funds...
12/02/2020
CMS ad­vises NORD Hold­ing on ac­quis­i­tion of on­line bed­room fur­niture portal...
Co­logne – The RUF Group has fully ac­quired Ber­lin-based on­line shop for bed­room fur­niture Bruno In­teri­or GmbH. RUF has been part of the NORD Hold­ing port­fo­lio since 2016. The fin­an­cial de­tails of the...
13/12/2019
CMS ad­vises ERIKS on the sale of its sub­si­di­ary Siek­mann Eco­n­o­sto
CMS ad­vises ERIKS on the sale of its sub­si­di­ary Siek­mann Eco­n­o­stoDuessel­dorf – ERIKS N.V. sells its Ger­man sub­si­di­ary Siek­mann Eco­n­o­sto GmbH & Co. to Ne­way Valve (Su­zhou) Co., Ltd. The parties have...
06/12/2019
CMS ad­vises capiton on Ger­many's first GP-led Single-As­set Sec­ond­ary Trans­ac­tion
Ber­lin – capiton has trans­ferred its ma­jor­ity stake in KD Pharma Group from the capiton IV fund which has held the shares since the ac­quis­i­tion in 2013 to a single-as­set fund es­tab­lished by capiton...
13/11/2019
CMS ad­vises con­sor­ti­um led by Di­eter von Holtzbrinck and Marc Zei­metz on...
Stut­tgart – A con­sor­ti­um led by Di­eter von Holtzbrinck Ver­mö­gens­ver­wal­tung GmbH and Marc Zei­metz has signed an agree­ment with ex­ist­ing own­er Quantum Cap­it­al Part­ners to ac­quire re­gion­al postal com­pany...