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About Dr. Jan Postweiler

Jan is a corporate associate in our global transactions group.

He advises national and international clients on M&A transactions as well as on general corporate matters. 

Jan speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • VEM Vermögensverwaltung GmbH (Merckle group) on ongoing corporate restructuring matters (e.g. mergers and demergers)
  • Borealis AG on the sale of the nitrogen business to AGROFERT
  • Leggett & Platt on the acquisition of the Pacoma group, one of the world's leading suppliers of hydraulic cylinders
  • Aspen Technology, Inc. on the acquisition of inmation Software GmbH, a global software platform developer, based in Cologne, Germany
  • Jungheinrich AG on the acquisition of the Indiana-based Storage Solutions group
  • Emerson Electric Co. on the acquisition of Flexim Flexible Industriemeßtechnik GmbH, the world's only supplier of clamp-on ultrasonic systems
  • Novartis on the transfer of real estate, infrastructure-related assets and services pertaining to the Life Science Park Rhine Valley in Stein
  • Novartis on the separation and spin-off of Sandoz, its generics and biosimilars division, into an independent, publicly traded company
  • Advising a large US listed industrial conglomerate on the spin off of its global Healthcare business, a reorganisation and carve out project that involved more than 90 jurisdictions



University of Cologne, Germany / ECUPL Shanghai, PRC (first state exam)

Legal clerkship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne with a posting at the Consulate General of Germany in Chicago, USA (second state exam) 

University of Cologne, Germany (Dr. iur.)

Professional Qualification