Bird & Bird welcomes corporate M&A partner Marc Seeger in Düsseldorf

10-2020

International law firm Bird & Bird welcomes corporate M&A specialist Dr Marc Seeger as a partner in the Düsseldorf office. He will join the firm on the 1st of November 2020.

Marc joins from Hengeler Mueller where he was a senior associate since mid-2018. Prior to that, he worked at Gleiss Lutz for more than seven years, with the last three as an associated partner for the firm. Marc Seeger advises on M&A transactions, joint ventures, restructurings and corporate law. One focus of his practice is on cross-border M&A transactions for German and international strategic investors. He also specialises in distressed M&A and advising private equity investors and their portfolio companies. At Bird & Bird, he will continue to focus on advising businesses in the technology and communications as well as the retail and consumer sectors.

Sven-Erik Heun, managing partner of Bird & Bird in Germany says: "I am very pleased to welcome Marc Seeger as a new partner in Düsseldorf. His excellent reputation and the expertise he brings to the corporate M&A practice are an absolute asset to our German and international practice".

Dr Peter Veranneman, co-head of the international Corporate practice at Bird & Bird comments: "Marc Seeger is an extremely experienced transaction expert whose vast network and distinctive expertise perfectly complements our Corporate strategy. We warmly welcome him to our team".

Dr Marc Seeger adds: "I am very much looking forward to this change to an even more international and technology-oriented environment. Bird & Bird, with its 29 offices worldwide and a client base that includes many of the world's most well-known and innovative companies, will provide me with a perfect platform to advise clients and excellent prospects. The firm’s strategic focus to support companies being changed by technology and the digital world fits perfectly with my modern consulting approach".

The German corporate M&A team now comprises 28 lawyers in total, ten of whom are partners. Internationally, the practice group comprises over 300 lawyers.