Gregor Klenk is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. His practice spans mergers and acquisitions, private equity, growth equity, venture capital, and corporate law, including work for top-tier private equity firms. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, particularly those involving U.S. and French clients and targets. In addition, Mr. Klenk has advised on venture and growth equity deals in the tech industry.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Mr. Klenk was a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. He is fluent in German, English and French and has good knowledge of Spanish.

Areas of Practice
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Experience

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工作经历

Private Equity/M&A Deals:

  • Apollo Global Management regarding the acquisition of KBC Bank Deutschland AG and numerous other matters*
  • Ardian regarding its acquisition of Anti-Germ Group, bids in auction processes, and other matters*
  • Astorg Partners regarding bids in auction processes*
  • ATU Group regarding various matters*
  • Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company regarding its investment in FAI Aviation Group*
  • BC Partners regarding the sale of Synlab Group to Cinven and numerous other matters*
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions regarding the acquisition of the German-Swiss C1 Group and other matters*
  • Foster Wheeler regarding the acquisition of Graf-Wulff, a facility engineering group*
  • Hellman & Friedman regarding the €2 billion acquisition of Scout24 Group*
  • Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) regarding the sale of Eismann-Group to Gilde Buy-Out Partners*
  • MatlinPatterson on the sale of SecurLog GmbH to Prosegur Group*
  • Mobivia Group in its acquisition of ATU Group and its formation of a partnership therein with Michelin*
  • Partners Group regarding its bid for the acquisition of CeramTec Group*
  • Tennessee Valley Ventures/Dukane regarding the acquisition of KVT Bielefeld*
  • Unity Media SCA regarding its €3.5 billion sale of Unitymedia Group to Liberty Global Inc.*
  • Värde Partners in the sale of EuroAvionics to Equistone Partners Europe*

Venture Capital/Growth Equity Deals:

  • Toscafund Asset Management regarding its investment in LIQID*
  • Technology Crossover Ventures regarding bids in auction processes*
  • Luxor Capital Group regarding investments inter alios in Delivery Hero Group, Foodpanda Group, and others*
  • Spectrum Equity regarding its investment in Jimdo Group*
  • Ooredoo (Qatar Telecom) regarding the creation of a JV with Rocket Internet for e-commerce ventures in South East Asia*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Recognition

Mr. Klenk is frequently recognized for his work, including as follows:

  • “Highly regarded” for Private Equity, IFLR1000 2019
  • “Highly regarded” for M&A, IFLR1000 2019
  • “Frequently recommended” for Private Equity and Venture Capital, JUVE 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019
  • Among the best lawyers for M&A in Germany, Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2016, 2017, 2018
  • “Up and coming," JUVE Awards for Private Equity and Venture Capital, 2017
  • Foreign Expert for Corporate/M&A: France, Chambers Global 2014, 2015, 2016

Credentials

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专业资格

Education

LL.M., 2003
Columbia University School of Law
(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
Second State Exam, 2001
Higher Regional Court, Berlin
Diplôme d'Études Approfondies en droit des affaires, 2000
Université de Paris I, Sorbonne
Diplôme d'Études Specialisées en droit économique, 2000
Université Catholique de Louvain, School of Law
PIER, 1999
Sciences Po Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques)
First State Exam, 1998
University of Freiburg
CEP, 1996
Sciences Po Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques)

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German Rechtsanwalt
New York

Languages

Sprachen

LANGUES

语言

German
English
French
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