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Friedrich Spee

Dr. Friedrich von Spee

Senior Associate
Rechtsanwalt

CMS Hasche Sigle
Lennéstraße 7
10785 Berlin
Germany
Languages German, English, French, Spanish

Corporate lawyer Friedrich von Spee advises on M&A as well as on private equity and venture capital transactions. He has particular expertise advising start-ups, including through the CMS equIP programme.

He started his legal career with Raue LLP in 2015 and joined CMS in 2017.

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Education


  • 2012 - 2015: PhD regarding an insolvency and corporate law topic at the University of Hamburg
  • 2009 - 2011: Trainee lawyer in Duesseldorf, including placements with an insolvency administrator, at the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office) and Holland & Knight LLP in New York
  • 2005/2006: Studies abroad at Université Pierre-Mendès-France Grenoble, France
  • 2003 - 2009: Law studies at the University of Freiburg
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Publications


  • Sanctioning debtor-sided insolvency causation by means of financial dispositions, Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2016
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04/02/2021
CMS ad­vises Flex Cap­it­al on ac­quis­i­tion of ma­jor­ity share in Ni­trado (mar­bis...
Ber­lin – Flex Cap­it­al, a private equity fund fo­cus­ing on the tech mid-mar­ket, has ac­quired a ma­jor­ity stake in Ni­trado (mar­bis GmbH), a game host­ing and serv­er soft­ware spe­cial­ist. The parties agreed...
01/02/2021
CMS ad­vises founders of the soft­ware start-up Sig­na­vio GmbH on sale to...
Ber­lin – SAP SE and Sig­na­vio GmbH an­nounced that SAP has entered in­to an agree­ment to ac­quire Sig­na­vio, a lead­er in the en­ter­prise busi­ness pro­cess in­tel­li­gence and pro­cess man­age­ment space. Com­bin­ing...
15/12/2020
CMS ad­vises soft­ware start-up Val­uedesk on seed fin­an­cing round
Ber­lin – Biele­feld-based start-up Val­uedesk GmbH, which of­fers com­pan­ies a soft­ware solu­tion for cost-sav­ing man­age­ment, has suc­cess­fully raised start­ing cap­it­al as part of a seed round of fin­an­cing...
17/09/2020
CMS ad­vises In­farm on USD 170 mil­lion series C fund­ing round
Ber­lin – In­farm GmbH, the world’s fast­est grow­ing urb­an farm­ing net­work has an­ncouned a USD 170 mil­lion in­vest­ment in a series C fund­ing round ex­pec­ted to reach USD 200 mil­lion. Led by LGT Light­stone...
07/09/2020
CMS ad­vises founders of AI start-up Semalytix on Series A fin­an­cing round
Ber­lin – Biele­feld-based tech­no­logy start-up Semalytix GmbH has raised EUR 4.3 mil­lion in its Series A round of fin­an­cing. The firm of­fers phar­ma­ceut­ic­al com­pan­ies an AI-powered data tool for gain­ing...
31/07/2020
CMS ad­vises share­hold­ers of IT ser­vice pro­viders com­mehr and work­bees on...
Ber­lin – The founders of Ber­lin IT ser­vice pro­viders com­mehr GmbH and work­bees GmbH have sold the ma­jor­ity of their shares to Borken-based IT sys­tem in­teg­rat­or net­go Un­ternehmens­gruppe GmbH. The net­go...
24/03/2020
CMS ad­vises Ber­lin-based SME private equity fund Flex Cap­it­al on first...
Ber­lin – Flex Cap­it­al, a private equity fund launched by a num­ber of in­vestors and founders from the Ger­man start-up scene, has ac­quired a ma­jor­ity stake in Biele­feld-based QR code spe­cial­ist Egod­it­or...
09/08/2019
CMS ad­vises in­vest­ment man­ager Bail­lie Gif­ford on in­vest­ment in Flix­Mobil­ity
Ber­lin – Scot­tish in­vest­ment man­ager Bail­lie Gif­ford has joined the latest fin­an­cing round of Mu­nich-based mo­bil­ity plat­form Flix­Mobil­ity.A CMS Ber­lin team led by Ralf Kur­ney and Stef­fen König ad­vised...
15/07/2019
CMS ad­vises soft­ware com­pany Sig­na­vio on in­vest­ment by lead in­vestor Apax...
Ber­lin – Sig­na­vio has gained new in­vestors. Apax Di­git­al, as the new lead in­vestor, and ven­ture cap­it­al fund DTCP are in­vest­ing in the Ber­lin-based soft­ware firm in a deal worth USD 177 mil­lion. The...
31/01/2019
CMS ad­vises founders of per­form­ance mar­ket­ing agency Peak Ace on sale of...
Ber­lin – The founders of Ber­lin-based per­form­ance mar­ket­ing agency Peak Ace AG have sold 51% of the shares in their com­pany to the in­de­pend­ent con­sult­ing and me­dia agency My Me­dia Group of France.The...
07/11/2018
CMS ad­vises lead in­vestor Ponooc on series B round of fin­an­cing for elec­tric...
Ber­lin/Leipzig – Dutch ven­ture cap­it­al fund Ponooc B.V. has led the series B fin­an­cing round for Ber­lin-based mo­bil­ity start-up unu GmbH. Ex­ist­ing in­vestors in­clud­ing Cap­nam­ic Ven­tures, French firm...
10/09/2018
CMS ad­vises share­hold­ers of soft­ware pro­vider Soft­garden on sale to In­vest­corp...
Ber­lin – Tech­no­logy in­vestor In­vest­corp Tech­no­logy Part­ners has ac­quired Soft­garden, a hu­man re­sources (HR) soft­ware pro­vider. The seller is a group of in­vestors in­clud­ing Ci­pio Part­ners, Branden­burg...