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Jörg Baumgartner

Jörg Baumgartner


CMS Hasche Sigle
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
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 Capital Stage AG on its scrip dividend issuance
  • Advising Capital Stage AG on the acquisition of CHORUS Clean Energy AG (share swap)
  • Advising a large German corporation on scrip dividend issuance
  • 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
  • Advising EnBW AG on the sale of Eisenhüttenstadt combined heat and power plant to Progroup AG
  • Advising Travel24.com AG on a EUR 20 million bond issuance
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  • 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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  • 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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