As of January 2019, Baker McKenzie expanded its Capital Markets team with Ulrich Weidemann as Counsel. Ulrich Weidemann joined Baker McKenzie from Memminger LLP. Prior to joining Memminger LLP, Ulrich Weidemann worked in the capital market practices at US law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP in Frankfurt (2013 to 2017) and at Freshfields Bruckhaus Dering LLP in Frankfurt and New York (2004 to 2013).
"In Ulrich Weidemann we are gaining a very experienced colleague in our Capital Markets practice. We warmly welcome Ulrich to the team," comments Dr. Christoph Wolf, Head of Baker McKenzie's German Capital Markets Group.
Ulrich Weidemann specializes in Capital Markets and Private Equity / M&A. Furthermore, he advises clients on regulatory issues as well as on capital markets litigation. Ulrich Weidemann in particular advises companies on initial public offerings (IPOs), capital increases, issuance of bonds, employee participation programs as well as other financings in industry sectors such as automobile, banking, finance, telecommunications, insurance, real estate and energy.
Most recently, Ulrich Weidemann advised Vitruvian Partners LLP on the sale of Linimed Gruppe GmbH and Hypo Real Estate Holding on the re-privatization and IPO of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
"I look forward to working with my new colleagues at Baker McKenzie. Joining a leading global law firm which focusses on the growth of its capital market practice in Germany gives the opportunity to me to be able to serve our clients holistically across borders", Ulrich Weidemann comments his move to Baker McKenzie.
Most recently Berthold Hummel joined Baker McKenzie as a partner on October 1, 2017; with Dr. Katja Heuterkes on November 1, 2017 and Julia Braun in January 2018. Prior to this, the partners Dr. Tim Heitling and Dr. Thomas Dörmer in Berlin had most recently joined the Corporate Practice Group, in particular with regard to the energy sector.