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Dr Stefan Witte

Counsel

Stefan advises and represents corporate clients, funds, investors as well as listed companies on all kinds of national & cross-border transactions, with a special focus on Tech and Growth M&A as well as Venture Capital.
Stefan was recognized as “Best Lawyers – Ones to watch” for 2024 for Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law by business daily Handelsblatt in cooperation with US publishing house Best Lawyers® in Germany.

Experience

Representative matters

Groupe Positive on the acquisition of mailingwork GmbH.

The founders of AMANA Consulting GmbH on the exit to LucaNet AG.

MSM.digital (nowadays 1SP Agency) on the acquisition of the promotion agency PRofiFLITZER GmbH as well as the influencer agency Insight.

BPE on several transactions, in particular including (i) the acquisition of the Full-Service-Digital-Provider MSM as an Owners Buy-out, (ii) the acquisition of the DeutschAkademie Group via Management Buy-in and (iii) the acquisition of the tech-focused digital agency OPEN as an Owners Buy-out.

Published Work

  • Stefan Witte (2015), “Leiharbeit beim Betriebsübergang”, Hamburg, Nomos, Doctoral Thesis
  • Author, in: Bank/Ullrich/Schaper, Beck’sches Venture Capital Handbuch (expected October 2024), Berlin/Hamburg/Köln, C.H.BECK

Awards

  • Recognized as “Best Lawyers – Ones to watch” for 2024 for Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law by business daily Handelsblatt in cooperation with US publishing house Best Lawyers® in Germany

Qualifications

Admissions

Germany, 2015 (Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt)

Academic

Second German Law Degree, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Germany, 2015

Dr, iur, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, 2015

First German Law Degree, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, 2011

Disclaimer
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.