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Dr. Ernst-Markus Schuberth


CMS Hasche Sigle
Kasernenstraße 43-45
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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"Recommended" for M&A

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2021 (GCLF)

International A-List lawyer for India-related matters

India Business Law Journal, 2020

"Recommended" for M&A

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2022 (GCLF)

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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Memberships & Roles

  • 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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  • 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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CMS ad­vises AkzoNo­bel on ac­quis­i­tion of al­loy wheel li­quid coat­ings busi­ness...
Düs­sel­dorf – AkzoNo­bel N.V., a glob­al man­u­fac­turer of paints and spe­cialty chem­ic­als headquartered in the Neth­er­lands, has ac­quired the al­loy wheel li­quid coat­ings busi­ness of Lank­witzer Lack­fab­rik...
CMS ad­vises Tech­nia on ac­quis­i­tion of Desys Group
Düs­sel­dorf – Tech­nia, a glob­al know­ledge lead­er in PLM and En­gin­eer­ing, has ac­quired the DESYS Group, a lead­ing Dassault Sys­tèmes part­ner in Ger­many, by way of a 100% share deal. The Desys Group provides...
CMS ad­vises In­solv­ency Ad­min­is­trat­or on the sale of a Man­nes­mann com­pany
Düs­sel­dorf – South 1 EPC En­gin­eer­ing Gesell­schaft mbH, formerly MMEC Man­nes­mann GmbH, has sold its sub­si­di­ary, MMEC Ver­wal­tungs GmbH, to the Ca­na­dian PCG Inc. in the course of in­solv­ency. The PCG Inc...
Im­pact of COV­ID-19 on European M&A activ­ity
The CMS Cor­por­ate/M&A Group teamed up with in­vest­ment bank Cred­it Suisse to ana­lyse the fin­an­cial and leg­al im­plic­a­tions of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on M&A trans­ac­tions in West­ern Europe
CMS ad­vises Freuden­berg re­gard­ing the ac­quis­i­tion of Traxit In­ter­na­tion­al...
Düs­sel­dorf/Ham­burg – An in­ter­na­tion­al team lead by CMS Ger­many has ad­vised the Freuden­berg Group re­gard­ing the fur­ther ex­pan­sion of its spe­cial­ist lub­ric­ant busi­ness. Ef­fect­ive im­me­di­ately, the Freuden­berg...
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...
Gen­er­al Coun­sel Con­fer­ence 2019
Gen­er­al Coun­sel Con­fer­ence is the premi­er for­um for Gen­er­al Coun­sel to learn, net­work and evolve in their roles. The 2019 pro­gram will ad­dress trends in reg­u­lat­ory, data pro­tec­tion, tech­no­logy man­age­ment...
Re­cog­ni­tion at JUVE Awards 2017: CMS Ger­many named Law Firm of the Year...
Ber­lin – At yes­ter­day’s an­nounce­ment of the JUVE Awards 2017, CMS Ger­many was named Law Firm of the Year for Cor­por­ate Law.The reas­ons cited in the new JUVE Hand­book for re­cog­nising CMS in­clude the...
CMS Hasche Sigle ad­vises AkzoNo­bel on trans­ac­tion
Düs­sel­dorf – AkzoNo­bel has agreed the sale of 69 of its 72 spe­cial­ist paint stores to five in­de­pend­ent whole­salers and their sub­si­di­ar­ies. Some of the stores and em­ploy­ees will trans­fer to the new...
CMS Hasche Sigle ad­vises Thyssen­K­rupp on sale of Con­struc­tion Group
Düs­sel­dorf – Thyssen­K­rupp has sold the con­struc­tion com­pon­ents busi­ness of Thyssen­K­rupp Steel Europe AG. The buy­er is stra­tegic Ir­ish in­vestor King­span Group, which has signed an agree­ment with Thyssen­K­rupp...
CMS Hasche Sigle ad­vises Aman­dla on sale of de­part­ment store in Lemgo to...
Düs­sel­dorf – Aman­dla In­ter­na­tion­al GmbH & Co. KG has sold the former Her­tie de­part­ment store in the East West­phali­an town of Lemgo to Ham­borner RE­IT AG. The prop­erty is in a prime loc­a­tion and of­fers...