Maike Hölty is a senior associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of the firm's Private Equity Group. She focuses her practice on private equity and M&A. In addition, Ms. Hölty has in-depth experience advising clients on venture capital transactions (both from an investor and a founder perspective), joint ventures and general corporate matters including corporate restructurings.

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Ms. Hölty’s recent work has included representing:

  • ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG on the divestiture of its TV and radio operations in Northern Europe (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark) to Discovery Networks International Holdings Limited*
  • Eifeler Holding on the divestiture of its high-tech tool coating business in Germany, Switzerland and the United States to voestalpine group*
  • The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of Alloheim Group from Star Capital Partners*
  • ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG on the management buy-out of the Hungarian TV operations*
  • ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG on several media-for-equity and media-for-revenue deals*
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on its €250 million investment in, and joint venture regarding, offshore windpark Veja Mate*
  • Dong Energy on the sale of 50% of offshore windpark Gode Wind 1 to Global infrastructure Partners and the joint venture relating thereto*
  • e.Ventures on several financing rounds, including their investment in Deposit Solutions*
  • Greycroft on their investment in Deposit Solutions*
  • Exporo on their €8.2 million Series A financing round*
  • Data Artisans on their €5.5 million Series A financing round*
  • BY Capital on their investment in deepstreamHub*
  • Metro Group on several financing rounds, including their investments in Orderbird and Shore*
  • Fly Ventures on the formation of its first venture capital fund*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.


From May 2010 to May 2012, Mrs. Hölty was a legal trainee (Rechtsreferendar) at the Higher Court of Berlin (Kammergericht) and, inter alia, the Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerium der Finanzen), Gleiss Lutz Hootz Hirsch Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Steuerberatern and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2016, Ms. Hölty was an associate in the Munich office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and in the Berlin offices of Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB and Flick Gocke Schaumburg Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater Partnerschaft mbB.

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Law Degree
Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg
Law Degree
Humboldt University of Berlin
First State Exam

Joint Legal Examinations Office for Berlin and Brandenburg (Gemeinsames Juristisches Prüfungsamt der Länder Berlin und Brandenburg)
Second State Exam

Higher Court of Berlin (Kammergericht)



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