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Dr. Hendrik Hirsch


CMS Hasche Sigle
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Languages German, English, Spanish

Hendrik Hirsch focuses on corporate law and mergers and acquisition. He has more than 15 years of experience in advising national and international clients on cross-border as well as domestic transactions. This includes sell side and buy side mandates as well as advice on joint ventures, restructurings and corporate law matters. Since 2015, Hendrik has been heading the excellence cluster "Industry and M&A" at CMS.

Hendrik joined CMS in 2001 and has been a partner since 2007.

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"Recommended" for Private Equity and Venture Capital, M&A

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2020-2022 (GCLF)


  • Der Erwerb eigener Aktien - unter Berücksichtigung der Bilanzierung eigener Aktien, 2004
  • Der Squeeze-Out - ein neues Rechtsinstitut im Aktienrecht, CMS-Report 2002
  • Voraussetzung des Widerrufs eines Bestätigungsvermerks, Die Wirtschaftsprüfung 2001, p. 606 f

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  • 1999 - 2001: Trainee lawyer in Berlin, including placements at CMS Germany and the Berlin Court of Appeal
  • 1997/1998: Doctorate under the supervision of Dr Peter Hommelhoff (1997/1998) with a Ph.D. scholarship of Arbeitskreises Wirtschaft und Recht im Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
  • Until 1997: Law studies in Heidelberg, research assistant at the Institute for Financial Sciences (Prof. Manfred Rose)
  • 1993 - 1994: Studies abroad at Carleton University / Ottawa, Canada
  • 1991 - 1993: Law studies in Heidelberg

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CMS ad­vises share­hold­ers M.M.War­burg & CO and LKH on sale of War­burg Hy­po­thek­en­bank...
Frank­furt/Main – The share­hold­ers of M.M.War­burg & CO Hy­po­thek­en­bank AG, namely M.M.War­burg & CO (AG & Co.) KGaA (60%) and Landeskranken­hil­fe V.V.a.G. (40%), have sold all their shares in War­burg Hy­po­thek­en­bank...
CMS ad­vises found­ing share­hold­ers of me­dav­is Group on sale to Bregal Un­ternehmerkapit­al
Frank­furt/Main – Funds ad­vised by Bregal Un­ternehmerkapit­al (BU Funds) have ac­quired a ma­jor­ity stake in the me­dav­is Group, a lead­ing de­veloper of work­flow soft­ware for ra­di­ology ser­vices in Ger­many...
CMS ad­vises Pinova Cap­it­al on ac­quis­i­tion of IREMA Group
Frank­furt/Main – Funds ad­vised by PINOVA Cap­it­al GmbH ac­quired a ma­jor­ity share­hold­ing in Pavels­bach-based IREMA-Fil­ter GmbH on 31 Au­gust 2022. The fam­ily own­ers of the busi­ness and the man­age­ment team...
CMS ad­vises SaaS pro­vider F24 on ac­quis­i­tion of Busi­ness-DNA Solu­tions
Frank­furt/Main – F24 AG has ac­quired Swiss com­pany Busi­ness-DNA Solu­tions GmbH, a pro­vider of ad­vanced solu­tions for gov­ernance, risk and com­pli­ance in Ger­many, Aus­tria and Switzer­land. F24 de­scribes...
CMS ad­vises US tech­no­logy com­pany Bruker on in­vest­ment in Tofwerk
Frank­furt/Main – Bruker Cor­por­a­tion, a NAS­DAQ-lis­ted US tech com­pany in the ana­lyt­ic­al in­stru­ment­a­tion sec­tor, has ac­quired a stake in Swiss firm Tofwerk AG. Tofwerk de­vel­ops time-of-flight mass spec­tro­met­ers...
CMS ad­vises HQ Hold­ing on sale of ma­jor­ity stake in HQ Cap­it­al to as­set...
Frank­furt/Main – HQ Hold­ing, which is part of Har­ald Quandt (HQ), has sold a ma­jor­ity stake in private equity spe­cial­ist HQ Cap­it­al to French al­tern­at­ive as­set man­ager LFPI, hav­ing made a stra­tegic...
CMS ad­vises Swiss elec­tron­ics man­u­fac­turer Cicor on ac­quis­i­tion of SMT...
Frank­furt/Main – The Cicor Group (SIX Swiss Ex­change: CICN), which is headquartered in Bron­sch­hofen, Switzer­land, has ac­quired SMT Elektronik GmbH of Dresden. The ac­quis­i­tion will en­able Cicor to ex­pand...
CMS ad­vises WZ En­ergy Hold­ing on sale of ma­jor­ity stake in iS Soft­ware...
Frank­furt/Main – WZ En­ergy Hold­ing GmbH has sold a ma­jor­ity stake in the Re­gens­burg-based iS Soft­ware Group to a fund ad­vised by Elva­ston Cap­it­al Man­age­ment. The iS Soft­ware Group de­vel­ops soft­ware...
CMS ad­vises The Com­pound Com­pany on the ac­quis­i­tion of Ex­xelor Poly­mers...
Frank­furt/Main – The Com­pound Com­pany BV, a lead­ing de­veloper and man­u­fac­turer of com­pounds, based in En­schede, Neth­er­lands, has ac­quired the pro­duc­tion site, product port­fo­lio and cus­tom­er base for...
CMS ad­vises US tech­no­logy com­pany Bruker on ac­quis­i­tion of PepSep
Frank­furt/Main – Bruker Cor­por­a­tion, a NAS­DAQ-lis­ted US tech com­pany in the ana­lyt­ic­al in­stru­ment­a­tion sec­tor, has ac­quired PepSep. The Dan­ish com­pany spe­cial­ises in the pro­duc­tion and sale of high-qual­ity...
CMS ad­vises own­er on the sale of his share­hold­ings in Mem­ph­is Elec­tron­ic...
Frank­furt/Main – CMS has ad­vised one of the private share­hold­ers of Mem­ph­is Elec­tron­ic AG and Mem­ph­is Elec­tron­ic Hongkong Ltd. (Mem­ph­is Elec­tron­ic) on the sale of his share­hold­ings in Mem­ph­is Elet­ron­ic...
Series B fin­an­cing round: CMS ad­vises US tech com­pany Bruker Cor­por­a­tion...
Frank­furt/Main – PreO­m­ics GmbH, which is headquartered in Mar­tin­sried near Mu­nich, has raised EUR 13.5 mil­lion in a Series B round of fin­an­cing from Bruker Cor­por­a­tion, a NAS­DAQ-lis­ted US tech com­pany...