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Dr. Christian Mock

Partner, Corporate Department
TaunusTurm - Taunustor 1
Frankfurt am Main, HE

Fax: 49 69 907485-309


Dr. Christian Mock is a partner in the Corporate Department and is based in the firm's Frankfurt office.

He counsels investors and their portfolio companies (on both the buy-side and the sell-side) on PE/M&A transactions, including (i) cross-border and domestic transactions, (ii) share and asset deals, (iii) roll-overs, (iv) minority investments, (v) co-investments/joint ventures and (vi) distressed equity/debt.

Dr. Mock has also extensive transactional experience in (pre-)insolvency related situations.

In 2006, Dr. Mock was seconded to the Special Situations Group of Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited, London. Dr. Mock studied law at the University of Marburg and the University of Hamburg. He completed his first bar exam in 2001, his second bar exam in 2004 and his doctoral thesis on general civil law in 2006.


  • University of Hamburg, Dr. iur., 2006

  • University of Hamburg, 2nd St Exam, 2004

  • University of Hamburg, 1st St Exam, 2001

  • University of Marburg, 1996 - 1999

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Lecturer at Trier University of Applied Sciences (PE/M&A)

  • Participates in public panels on topics including restructurings/insolvency law and PE/M&A practice



Professional and Community Involvement

  • Lecturer at Trier University of Applied Sciences (PE/M&A)

  • Involvement in Pro Bono Activities


  • German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)

Recent Representations

  • Bregal Capital in the acquisition of a participation in GUS Group, a leading provider of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Software) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

  • Bregal Capital in the acquisition of DPG Deutsche Pflegegruppe, a leading outpatient care and intensive care provider

  • Carlsberg in the acquisition of Wernesgrüner Brauerei from Bitburger Braugruppe

  • Sign-Zone in the acquisition of Jansen Display Group, a designer and manufacturer of promotional display hardware and signage systems

  • Genui Partners in the acquisition of Berge & Meer, a provider of touristic services

  • Capvis Private Equity in the acquisition of Felss Group and HMP Group, both technology leaders within the field of high precision cold-forming of hollow parts

  • Capvis Private Equity in the acquisition and divestment of Rena GmbH, a leading company in the fields of solar energy and wet processing

  • Sansei Yusoki Co., Ltd., in connection with acquisition of S&S Worldwide, Inc. in Utah, U.S.A.

  • Capita on the Xanadu transaction (combined asset/share deal structure underlined by several insolvency plans) for which Paul Hastings was also commended in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards for "Deploying a structure new to the German market to enable the restructuring of commercial mortgage-backed securities".

  • Misumi Group in the acquisition of the largest die components maker in the U.S

  • Platinum Equity in the global acquisition, involving 11 jurisdictions, of the German-centered ECKA Group, a leading non-ferrous metal powder manufacturer with over 900 employees and 18 production plants worldwide and sale proceeds of €430 million from the insolvency administrator, Dr. Siegfried Beck.

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity






Universitat Hamburg, Dr. iur. 2006
Universitat Hamburg, 2 St Exam 2004
Universitat Hamburg, 1 St Exam 2001

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