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Dr. Jon Marcus Meese

Partner
Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern

Biography

Dr. Jon Marcus Meese is a member of the Firm's German Corporate Group in the Munich office. He works mainly on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital transactions. He regularly holds presentations on his areas of practice in various conferences, and is the author of a number of publications. In 2005/2006, Jon worked in Baker McKenzie's Stockholm office. He is admitted to practice in Germany and Sweden.

Practice Focus

Jon advises domestic and foreign clients on transactional corporate law, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital. He is also experienced in handling reorganizations and general corporate law matters. Jon’s main focus is on cross-border transactions, especially those involving the United States and the Nordic countries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Cognizant regarding the acquisition of ESG Mobility.

  • Advised Evonik regarding the carve-out and sale of its Methacylates business to Advent International.

  • Advised Mekonomen regarding the acquisition of Hella's wholesale business.

  • Advised First State Investment regarding the acquisition of Scandlines from 3i.

  • Advised Embracer group regarding the acquisition of Deca Games.

  • Advised Hitachi Chemical Company regarding the acquisition of apceth Biopharma.

  • Advised Morgan Advanced Materials regarding the sale of its rotary business.

  • Advised Giesecke & Devrient regarding its international joint venture with Bundesdruckerei.

  • Advised MAHLE regarding its participation in Behr.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swedish Bar Association - Member
  • Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Germany - Member and Regional Representative for Bavaria
  • German Nordic Lawyers Association (DNJV) - Member

Admissions

  • Sweden (2006)
  • Germany (2002)

Education

  • Civil Court Frankfurt/Main (Assessor Exam) (2002)
  • University of Frankfurt/M. (Dr. jur.) (2000)
  • University of Frankfurt/M. (Referendar Exam) (1997)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Swedish

Previous Offices

  • Frankfurt
  • Stockholm