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Dr. Georg Lauster


CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages German, English

Georg Lauster advises German and international private equity funds and strategic investors on M&A transactions, acting on the buyers' as well as sellers' side. He also advises companies on establishing and dissolving joint ventures. Alongside his M&A know-how, Georg has special health care sector expertise, with a focus on advising on M&A transactions related to all legal aspects of outpatient and inpatient care services as well as health care centres.

Georg joined CMS in 2011.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising the shareholders of compassio-group on the sale of their participation to an associated company of Waterland Private Equity
  • Advising Cofinimmo SA on the acquisition of a nursing home in Lower Saxony
  • Advising Ströer Media AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Ballroom International CEE Holding GmbH
  • Advising Cofinimmo SA on the acquisition of 17 nursing homes
  • Advising Avedo on the acquisition of the direct sales specialist Ranger
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  • 2011: Second state examination in law
  • Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Barbara Remmert
  • PhD: thesis on public commercial law topic
  • Law studies in Tuebingen and Geneva
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  • Transaktionen im Pflegemarkt - Besonderheiten beachten, CARE Invest Heft 19, 20/2016
  • Kapitel 3 - Finanzierung von Familienunternehmen, in: Freiherr von Rechenberg, Thies, Wiechers, Handbuch Familienunternehmen und Unternehmerfamilien 2016, gemeinsam mit Dr. Marc Seibold und Dr. Andreas Grunert
  • Treatment of shareholder loans in the context of M&A transactions in the light of the most recent case law of the Federak Court of Justice, WM Heft 46/2013
  • Doppelbesicherung und zeitliche Reichweite von Gesellschafterfinanzierungen – Rechtssicherheit durch die jüngste Rechtsprechung des BGH, BKR Heft 3/2012, gemeinsam mit Tina Stiehler
  • Die Beteiligung privater Dienstleister an der Wahrnehmung bauleitplanerischer Aufgaben – Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von § 4 b BauGB –, Nomos 2010
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Lectures list

  • "Legal Challenges in Transactions in the Health and Nursing Care Sector " - Nursing Care 2018: The Wave of Reforms and Other Challenges, CMS and TERRANUS on 17.07.2018
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Stut­tgart – Itali­an meas­ure­ment tech­no­logy spe­cial­ist Mar­poss S.p.A. has ac­quired the long-es­tab­lished Thuringia-based com­pany Lehren- und Meßger­ätew­erk Schmalkalden GmbH by way of a share deal. The...
CMS ad­vises Bel­gian real es­tate in­vestor Cofin­immo on port­fo­lio trans­ac­tion...
Stut­tgart – Lis­ted Bel­gian real es­tate com­pany Cofin­immo SA has ac­quired 17 care home prop­er­ties spread across four Ger­man fed­er­al states in a port­fo­lio deal. The vendor is a joint ven­ture of European...
CMS ad­vises Avedo on ac­quis­i­tion of dir­ect sales spe­cial­ist Ranger
Stut­tgart – Ströer is ac­quir­ing the Ranger Mar­ket­ing Group, one of Ger­many’s largest dia­logue mar­ket­ing spe­cial­ists. The vendor is Wa­ter­land Private Equity. This ac­quis­i­tion will en­able Ströer to...
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CMS ad­vises Spar­kassen on in­tro­duc­tion of pay­direkt
Stut­tgart – CMS Hasche Sigle has ad­vised the Spar­kassen-Fin­an­z­gruppe (Ger­man Sav­ings Banks Fin­ance Group) on the in­tro­duc­tion of the pay­direkt on­line pay­ment meth­od. The firm was in­struc­ted by Deutscher...
Prop­er­ties worth EUR 300 mil­lion: CMS ad­vises Savills on real es­tate in­vest­ments...
Stut­tgart – Savills In­vest­ment Man­age­ment KVG GmbH took pos­ses­sion of the “Dortmun­der U – Das Vier­tel” prop­erty at the end of last year, fol­low­ing its com­ple­tion. It ac­quired the en­semble in 2013...
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Stut­tgart – The ac­quis­i­tion of SEB As­set Man­age­ment AG (SE­BAM) by Lon­don-lis­ted Savills plc, which was agreed in March, has now been com­pleted. The com­pet­i­tion and reg­u­lat­ory au­thor­it­ies have ap­proved...
CMS ad­vises Savills plc ac­quir­ing SEB As­set Man­age­ment AG
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CMS ad­vises TRUMPF on ac­quis­i­tion of EHT Werkzeug­maschinen GmbH
Stut­tgart – TRUMPF has reached an agree­ment with the cur­rent share­hold­ers on the com­plete ac­quis­i­tion of EHT Werkzeug­maschinen GmbH, a mech­an­ic­al en­gin­eer­ing com­pany based in the South Baden town of...
CMS ad­vises Cordea Savills on suc­cess­ful ac­quis­i­tion of two ma­jor of­fice...
Stut­tgart – Düs­sel­dorf-based Cordea Savills In­vest GmbH has ac­quired two prop­er­ties in Ham­burg for its club deal “Spezi­alf­onds” Cordea Savills Real In­vest 1 in trans­ac­tions worth more than EUR...
CMS ad­vises Al­li­anz Real Es­tate on re­fin­an­cing of Al­ster­arkaden
Stut­tgart – As part of its European fin­an­cing busi­ness, Mu­nich-based Al­li­anz Real Es­tate has taken over the fin­an­cing of the Al­ster­arkaden re­tail com­plex in Ham­burg. The fin­an­cing term is ten years...
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CMS Hasche Sigle ad­vises Cordea Savills In­vest on prop­erty in­vest­ments...
Stut­tgart – Düs­sel­dorf-based Cordea Savills In­vest GmbH has ac­quired two fur­ther prop­er­ties on be­half of Cordea Savills Real In­vest 1, its spe­cial fund for in­sti­tu­tion­al in­vestors. The trans­ac­tion...