Laura Reuther

Senior Associate

Laura advises private equity houses and other financial sponsors on acquisitions and disposals. Laura advises private equity houses and other financial sponsors on acquisitions and disposals. Laura also works with international and domestic companies on the full range of corporate transactions including carve-outs, joint ventures, complex restructurings, and cross border M&A. Laura was recently seconded to our corporate practice group at the New York City office. Simultaneously to her legal studies, she gained significant experience as a trainee at a major international US-law firm in Frankfurt and New York City.


Representative matters

Bridgepoint on the acquisition of a majority stake in the PTV Group, a leading global software company for traffic simulation and planning and a provider of optimization solutions for transport logistics from ultimate owner Porsche SE.

Bridgepoint and its portfolio company PTV Group, a joint venture between Bridgepoint and Porsche SE, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Econolite, the leading North American provider of intelligent traffic management solutions.

Charterhouse Capital Partners on various matters, including the acquisition of Telio from Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) and the acquisition of Aon’s German retirement & investment business.

The Riverside Company on the acquisition of Dastex Reinraumzubehör GmbH & Co, a leading specialised independently owned cleanroom garment & consumables distributor in Europe.

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of Dantherm Group A/S, and Dantherm Group on its add-on acquisition of Danish Trotec Group.

Brookfield Asset Management on the intended acquisition of a technology-driven testing & inspection business in the energy infrastructure space.

Exponent Private Equity on the refinancing of the BBI Group and its acquisition of Diarect AG, a specialist in the development and production of recombinant and native antigens.

Life Sciences Partners (now EQT Life Sciences), HealthCap and Pureos Bioventures on the acquisition of the satoreotide business from Ipsen Pharma SAS.

VASS Consultoría de Sistemas S.L., the Madrid-based portfolio company of US private equity investor One Equity Partners (OEP) which specialises in Customer Experience solutions on SAP CX technology (Sales, Marketing and Commerce), on its merger with German IT consultancy Ecenta AG. Waterland Private Equity on the investment of its portfolio company Blue Phoenix Group, a Rotterdam-based bottom ash processor, in Krefeld-based bottom ash processor C.C. Umwelt.



Admitted as Rechtsanwältin, Germany, 2019 Admitted as Assessorin, Germany, 2018 Admitted as Referendarin, Germany, 2016


Second German law degree, Germany, 2018 First German law degree, Germany, 2016
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.