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Jörg Baumgartner

Jörg Baumgartner

Counsel
Rechtsanwalt

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

Jörg Baumgartner specialises in advising German and international issuers, existing shareholders, listed companies as well as underwriting banks on all capital market and corporate law aspects of equity and debt capital market transactions. He focuses on IPOs, capital increases, secondary offerings as well as on scrip dividends, bonds and structured products. Jörg also provides ongoing advice on post-listing obligations, such as ad-hoc and other reporting obligations or insider law, and covers capital market compliance, corporate governance and general stock exchange rules and regulations.

Jörg joined CMS in 2010 and has been a counsel since 2017. In 2015/2016, he was seconded to a major Swiss bank where he worked on equity capital market transactions in the bank’s investment banking division.

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Relevant experience


  • Advising MainFirst Bank AG as Sole Bookrunner and Underwriter on capital increase of Lloyd Fonds AG
  • Advising large German bank on MaRisk-Compliance
  • Advising Encavis AG on issuance of scrip dividend issuance
  • Advising NFON AG as Issuer's Counsel on its IPO at Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Advising major shareholder Mayfair Beteiligungsfonds II on IPO of Vapiano SE
  • Advising Capital Stage AG (now Encavis AG) on the acquisition of CHORUS Clean Energy AG (share swap)
  • Advising Curetis N.V. as issuer’s counsel on its IPO (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels)
  • Advising Capital Stage AG as transaction counsel on two capital increases
  • Advising Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG on its EUR 1.45 billion IPO
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Education


  • 2008 - 2010: Trainee lawyer in Frankfurt Higher Regional Court district including stints at commercial law firms in Mannheim and Washington (USA)
  • Following the first state examination in law, research associate at a major international law firm
  • Law studies at the University of Heidelberg
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Memberships


  • German-American Lawyers‘ Association (DAJV)
  • Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht e.V. (German academic association for business and corporate law)
  • Bankrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (BrV)
  • Darmstädter Juristische Gesellschaft e.V. (association of lawyers in Darmstadt)
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15/05/2020
CMS sup­ports Daiwa En­ergy & In­fra­struc­ture on suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of...
Ham­burg - The Ja­pan­ese en­ergy in­vest­ment com­pany Daiwa En­ergy & In­fra­struc­ture Co. Ltd. has ac­quired 40 per­cent of the shares in Aquila Cap­it­al Hold­ing GmbH (to­geth­er with its sub­si­di­ar­ies "Aquila Cap­it­al")...
12/03/2020
CMS ad­vises RAAY Real Es­tate on is­su­ing Ger­many’s first di­git­al in­vest­ment...
Mu­nich – RAAY Real Es­tate GmbH, a joint ven­ture between di­git­al­isa­tion and real es­tate com­pan­ies Datarella GmbH, Ham­mer AG and WER­T­GRUND Im­mob­i­li­en AG, has is­sued Ger­many’s first di­git­al in­vest­ment...
23/12/2019
CMS ad­vises Fed­er­al State of Lower Sax­ony on EUR 3.6 bil­lion cap­it­al in­jec­tion...
Ham­burg – The cur­rent own­ers of NORD/LB and the Ger­man Sav­ings Banks As­so­ci­ation (DSGV) have to­geth­er in­jec­ted a total of just over EUR 3.6 bil­lion in­to the pub­lic-sec­tor bank to boost its cap­it­al po­s­i­tion...
05/12/2019
CMS ad­vises Ja­pan­ese en­ergy in­vest­ment com­pany Daiwa En­ergy & In­fra­struc­ture...
Ham­burg – Ja­pan­ese en­ergy in­vest­ment com­pany Daiwa En­ergy & In­fra­struc­ture Co. Ltd. has ac­quired 40 % of the shares in Aquila Cap­it­al Hold­ing GmbH (jointly with its sub­si­di­ar­ies “Aquila Cap­it­al”)...
11/09/2019
Private Health In­sur­ance As­so­ci­ation ad­vised by CMS on es­tab­lish­ing ven­ture...
Frank­furt/Main – Ger­many’s Private Health In­sur­ance As­so­ci­ation (PKV) has launched the “heal cap­it­al” ven­ture cap­it­al fund to­geth­er with Ber­lin-based di­git­al health in­vestors Heart­beat Labs and...
July 2019
Se­cur­ity tokens as a form of cor­por­ate fin­an­cing
The token­isa­tion of rights in cap­it­al pro­cure­ment her­alds a new era in se­cur­it­ies is­sues. / By Jörg Baumgart­ner and Markus KaulartzAt the be­gin­ning of the year, when you read that the Fed­er­al Fin­an­cial...
June 2018
CMS in­tro­duces Private Place­ments on­line Ques­tion­naire
Private place­ments are in­creas­ingly be­ing used for debt fund­ing as an al­tern­at­ive to bank fin­an­cing Find the right one for you! The mar­ket of­fers a large num­ber of Private Place­ment (PP) products...
23/05/2018
CMS ad­vises Weng Fine Art AG on stock ex­change comeback
Co­logne – Art deal­er Weng Fine Art AG has re­turned to the stock mar­ket. Its shares have been lis­ted in the m:ac­cess qual­ity seg­ment of the Mu­nich Stock Ex­change since last Thursday, hav­ing pre­vi­ously...
14/05/2018
CMS ad­vises cloud tele­phony pro­vider NFON on suc­cess­ful IPO
Frank­furt/Main – Mu­nich-based tele­phony pro­vider NFON AG has made its de­but on the pub­lic stage, with more than 4.1 mil­lion shares be­ing placed with in­vestors at EUR 12 per share dur­ing the IPO. The...
20 November 2017
CMS Private Place­ment Guide
Private place­ments con­sist of me­di­um to long-term ne­go­ti­ated fin­an­cings between com­pan­ies and a lim­ited num­ber of in­sti­tu­tion­al in­vestors. They of­fer strong busi­ness op­por­tun­it­ies with smal­ler and lar­ger...
18/08/2017
CMS ad­vises Oak­tree on the takeover of Vitanas und PFLE­GEN
Frank­furt – Funds ad­vised by the US Amer­ic­an in­vest­ment com­pany Oak­tree Cap­it­al Man­age­ment L.P. ("Oak­tree") have ac­quired a ma­jor­ity par­ti­cip­a­tion in the nurs­ing home op­er­at­or Vitanas Hold­ing GmbH und...
27/06/2017
CMS ad­vises on suc­cess­ful Vapi­ano IPO
Ham­burg – CMS has ad­vised May­fair Beteili­gungs­fonds II on the IPO of Vapi­ano SE. As a ma­jor share­hold­er, May­fair holds around 44% of the shares in Vapi­ano. A total of al­most eight mil­lion shares at...