Dr. Karsten Müller-Eising

Dr. Karsten Müller-Eising has a wide range of experience in mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, capital increases, secondary placements, convertible bonds, public takeovers, other equity-related transactions, and refinancings. He advises international corporations, investors, and investment banks on capital markets and corporate law, particularly stock corporation/takeover law and restructuring law.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Karsten advised: the shareholders on the sale of the Austrian-based SensorDynamics AG to the U.S.-based Maxim Integrated Products for US$164 million; M.M. Warburg & CO KGaA on the rights issue and debt-equity-swap of Conergy AG for €183.3 million; FMS Wertmanagement on the acquisition of a portfolio consisting of risk assets and nonstrategic business units of Hypo Real Estate Group in the total nominal amount of €173 billion; Sonderfonds Finanzmarktstabilisierung (SoFFin) on the placement of contingent mandatory exchangeable notes (CoMEN) issued by Commerzbank AG (€5.7 billion) and the rights issue of Commerzbank (€5.3 billion) for the purpose of reducing the silent participations; the German Federal Ministry of Finance on the €18.2 billion recapitalization of Commerzbank AG and the grant of a €15 billion guarantee by SoFFin under the German bank stabilization scheme; Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA on the initial public offering of ordinary shares through a rights offering (€105 million); Advent International in connection with the takeover of GFKL Financial Services AG; and Alcon on the public takeover offer to the shareholders of WaveLight AG and the subsequent integration. [1]