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Oliver C. Wolfgramm

Dr. Oliver C. Wolfgramm


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

Oliver Wolfgramm has more than 18 years of experience in advising German and international companies on domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions as well as on restructurings. Over the past few years, he has also built up a special advisory practice for Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and private companies that acquire businesses in Germany and Europe.

From 1998 to 2003 Oliver Wolfgramm was an associate with law firm Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. From 2001 to 2002 he worked with the legal department of Merrill Lynch in London. Oliver Wolfgramm joined CMS in November 2003 and became a partner in 2005.

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The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

Relevant experience

  • Advising HALDER on acquisition of Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik
  • Advising HALDER on sale of Wback Group to US food manufacturer C.H. Guenther & Son
  • Advising VR-Leasing AG on sale of BFL Leasing to BAWAG Group
  • Advising HALDER on sale of leading water dispenser provider Aqua Vital Group to Culligan International
  • Advising Alpha Industrial on sale of portfolio of logistics properties to Frasers Property Investments
  • Advising Michelin on acquisition of minority stake in A.T.U.
  • Advising Chinese electric car start-up AIWAYS on joint venture with sports car manufacturer Roland Gumpert
  • Advising HALDER and Aqua Vital on takeover of Kalimba
  • Advising Internationales Familienzentrum on sale of Alois Eckert School
  • Advising Silicium on acquisition of majority stake in Erlenbach Group
  • Advising Chiltern International on sale of its clinical supplies business
  • Advising J.A. Woll Group on expanding its branch network by acquiring nine discount stores
  • Advising Chinese water pump manufacturer Shimge on acquisition of WITA Group
  • Advising China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) on acquisitions in Europe
  • Advising the shareholders, including the founder, of Avantgarde Gesellschaft für Kommunikation mbH on an investment by AFINUM
  • Advising Michelin on acquiring the German car tyre wholesaler Meyer Lissendorf Group
  • Advising on the sale of Echo Medien Group to the newspaper publishing house Rhein Main Holding GmbH & Co. KG
  • Advising Michelin on acquiring German tyre wholesaler IHLE Group
  • Advising a Chinese private equity firm on the intended acquisition of a German mechanical engineering company
  • Advising on the sale of restaurant chain Sausalitos to Ergon Capital Partners
  • Advising private equity firm HALDER and commercial water dispenser manufacturer Aqua Vital on acquiring revos
  • Advising on the sale of German discount retailer J.A. Woll Group to B&M Group
  • Advising private equity firm HALDER on acquiring Aqua Vital Group
  • Advising private equity firm Trishul Capital Group on selling its share in Primavera Life
  • Advising private equity firm NORD Holding on selling Heytex Group to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
  • Advising a Chinese private equity firm on the intended acquisition of a listed German consumer goods manufacturer
  • Advising private equity firm HALDER on selling its majority stake in ACTech
  • Advising Formica Group on acquiring the remaining shares in Homapal
  • Advising the trustees of Novem Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH on selling Novem to Bregal Capital
  • Advising on the sale of MLOG Logistics to Kardex Group
  • Advising private equity firm ESO Capital Group on acquiring Mania’s global outsourcing business
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  • 1996 - 1998: Trainee lawyer at Koblenz Higher Regional Court
  • 1997: PhD
  • 1993 - 1996: Assistant to Professor Dr Dr Udo Di Fabio, chair of public law, business, finance and environmental law at Trier University
  • 1988 - 1993: Law studies at Trier University
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