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Philipp Martin


Philipp advises private equity funds and other financial sponsors on M&A transactions, including advise on acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, co-investments as well as preferred equity and hybrid investments.
Philipp has a wide range of experience advising sponsors on inbound cross-border investments, mainly in the business services, industrial and financial sectors.


Representative matters

Brookfield Asset Management on the USD5bn acquisition of Modulaire from TDR Capital.

APAX Partners on various matters, including the acquisition of WGSN from Ascential.

Nimbus on the sale of Extrusion Technology Group (ETG) to Gamut Capital Management’s portfolio company Davis-Standard.

Charterhouse Capital Partners on the acquisition of Telio from Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG).



Germany, 2021 (Rechtsanwalt)


Second State Examination, Law, Upper Regional Court Frankfurt, 2021

First State Examination, Law, Goethe University Frankfurt, 2018

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.