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About Dr. Nikolaus Bunting

Nikolaus Bunting is Principal Asscoiate in our Global Transactions Group

Nikolaus regularly advises listed companies in matters of general corporate, corporate governance and capital markets law as well as in corporate finance and M&A transactions.

Nikolaus speaks German and English.

Recent work

Advising Siemens Energy on takeover offer for Siemens Gamesa (€ 4.0 bn)

Advising DAX company on bond issue under EMTN programme (€ 500 m)

Advising Vonovia SE on capital increase with public subscription offer (€ 8.0 bn)

Adivising consortiums of banks on Lufthansa AG's capital increase with public subscription offer (€ 2.1 bn)

Advising consortium of banks on Delivery Hero SE's issuance of two convertible bonds via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 1.25 bn)

Advising Deutsche Telekom AG on investment agreement with SoftBank and the planned increase of shares in T-Mobile US by way of a capital increase through contributions in kind (€ 5.0 bn)

Advising EQT and SUSE S.A. on the initial public offering (IPO) of SUSE S.A. (€ 1.1 bn)

Advising Permira on the sale of over 13 m shares in TeamViewer AG (€ 587 m) 

Advising consortium of banks on Delivery Hero SE's cash capital increase via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 1.2 bn)

Advising consortium of banks on QIAGEN's issuance of a convertible bond via accelerated bookbuilding (USD 500 m) and on the repurchase of bonds (USD 170 m)

Advising Permira on the sale of 22 m shares in TeamViewer AG (€ 930 m)

Advising UniCredit Bank AG on the listing of shares of Delivery Hero SE from capital increase against contribution in kind and conditional capital

Advising Dürr AG on the issuance of a convertible bond via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 150 m)

Advising RWE AG on cash capital increase via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 2.0 bn)

Advising Zalando SE on the issuance of two convertible bonds via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 1.0 bn)

Advising consortium of banks on Delivery Hero SE's issuance of two convertible bonds via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 1.5 bn)

Advising DAX company on establishment of € 8.0 bn EMTN Programme and the following indirect bond issuance (above € 2.5 bn)

Advising Blackstone and Hellman & Friedmann on the sale of investments in Scout24 AG (€ 348.4 m) 

Advising Infineon Technologies AG on cash capital increase via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 1.545 bn)

Advising Lloyd Fonds AG on the acquisition of SPSW Capital GmbH

Advising Vonovia SE on cash capital increase via accelerated bookbuilding (€ 744 m)

Advising Vonovia SE on the sale of investments in Deutsche Wohnen SE (€ 733.2 m)

Advising Merck KGaA on the spin-off of its operational German business units into three subsidiaries

Advising HOCHTIEF AG in connection with the takeover bid on Abertis Infraestructuras SA

Advising PUMA SE on its separation from Kering SA (€3.9 bn)

Advising Amadeus on public delisting offer for i:FAO

Advising a German Public Listed Company on a public subscription offer of a convertible bond

Advising a German Public Listed Company on a capital increase through a public subscription offer

Advising a German Public Listed Company on the restructuring of convertible bonds by majority resolution of the bondholders

Qualifications

Education

Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Studies of Law

Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, phD (Dr. iur.)

Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main, legal clerkship

Attorney-at-law

 

Teaching & Research Activities

Research Assitant at the Institute for Civil and Commercial Law, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Chair of Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Theodor Baums) (2010 - 2014)

Guest Lecturer Université Lyon 2 (France, Lyon) (2010 - 2014)

Lecturer Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (2015 and 2016)

Visiting Researcher at Oxford University, Institute of Comparative Company Law (2011)

Visiting Researcher Yale University, USA, Yale Law School (2010)

Publications

  • Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP), 2020, 2169 Niederlegung des Aufsichtsratsmandats ohne Einhaltung der satzungsmäßigen Niederlegungsfrist?

  • Redenius-Hövermann/Kraft (Hrsg.), Umwandlungsrecht, Mohr Siebeck, 2. Aufl. (2020) Der Formwechsel

  • Peter Lang, Frankfurter Wirtschaftsrechtliche Studien (2015) Die Gründung von Kapitalgesellschaften in Deutschland, dem Vereinigten Königreich und den USA

  • Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP), 2012, 1542 Konzernweite Compliance, Pflicht oder Kür?

  • Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP), 2012, 357 Das Früherkennungssystem des § 91 Abs. 2 AktG in der Prüfungspraxis – eine kritische Betrachtung des IDW PS 340

  • ILF Working Papers, No. 132 (2012) Rechtsgrundlage und Reichweite der Compliance in Aktiengesellschaft und Konzern