About Dr. Jacob Fontaine
Jacob advises German and international companies on all aspects of corporate law and in the context of M&A transactions.
His main focus lies on private M&A deals in particular on private equity investments and on the automotive sector. His expertise also includes restructuring and insolvency law, therefore, Jacob frequently advises on distressed M&A transactions.
Furthermore, he has comprehensively advised start-up companies on corporate and finance matters.
Jacob speaks German, English and Spanish.
- Universities of Tübingen and Hamburg, Germany
- Postgraduate legal clerkship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg with stations in our Hamburg and New York offices as well as in Bogotá, Colombia.
- Rechtsanwalt, Germany
- Hamburg's Hanseatic professional association of lawyers