Ulrich Weidemann was admitted as lawyer in Germany in 2004. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he practiced capital markets and corporate finance law, inter alia, at several leading multinational law firms.
In addition to his legal career, Ulrich completed a training as a banker (Bankausbildung) in 1997. From 1998 to 2004, he was a lecturer at a banking academy in Germany.
Representative Legal Matters
Prior to joining the Firm he,
Advised Vitruvian Partners LLP and Linimed Gruppe GmbH in connection with the sale of Linimed Gruppe GmbH to GHO Capital Partners LLP (2018).
Advised Summit Partners and its subsidiary (zahneins Gruppe) in connection with the acquisition of dental practices in Germany (2018).
Advised Heimomed Heinze GmbH & Co. KG (and its shareholders) in relation to the sale to Atos Medical GmbH (2018).
Advised Crosslantic Capital Management in connection with the acquisition of a German mid-cap corporate (2018).
Advised investment banks in connection with the planned listing of Klöckner Pentaplast on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) (2016).
Advised Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH in connection with the initial public offering (IPO) of Azure Power Global Limited on NYSE (2016).
Advised Adidas AG in connection with the implementation of a worldwide employee share participation scheme (2015/2016).
Advised AXA, Crédit Agricole, Michelin, Orange, Peugeot, Sanofi, Société Générale, Vivendi and other corporates in connection with the implementation of employee share participation schemes (2014 through 2016).
Advised the North-American regional authority in connection with the planned issuance of bonds in Germany (2016).
Advised Joint Bookrunners with Deutsche Bank as global coordinator in connection with the offering of senior notes of DEA (2016).
- Best Lawyers in Germany 2021 for Capital Markets Law, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2021
Professional Associations and Memberships
- German Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltkammer) - Member
- German-American Lawyers Association - Member
- Economic Council (Wirtschaftsrat der CDU e.V.) - Member
- Germany (2004)
- State of Hesse (Assessor Exam) (2004)
- University of Wuerzburg & Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Referendar Exam) (2002)