Uli Korth focuses his practice on both private and public mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and investments. Uli brings years of experience representing global financial investors and corporate clients in complex pan-European and cross-border transactions. Uli’s experience includes international carve-out and joint venture transactions across industries.
Uli advises private equity firms and other global financial investors throughout the entire life cycle of their investments, from buy-side leveraged buy-outs, team-ups, and co-investment structures to the exit phase, including private and public sell-side disposals and close-out of management participation structures. Uli has a specific focus on technology, life sciences, chemicals, and financial services–related transactions.
Uli advises investment funds and other financial investors in capital market and venture capital transactions in Germany. He is also active in advising shareholders of family-owned businesses and their single-family offices.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis in 2017, Uli worked at another international law firm for several years. Uli is fluent in German and English and has a very good knowledge of French.
Uli’s recent representations include:
Indie Semiconductor in the acquisition of Silicon Radar GmbH, a German-based specialist in advanced, highly integrated, high-frequency system-on-chips for automotive radar applications
Digital Bridge in the sale of a minority participation in Vantage Towers AG (Germany), a company that delivers wireless connectivity through its network of ground-based and rooftop tower sites, to Vodafone (UK)
Indie Semiconductor, Inc. in its acquisition of Symeo GmbH (Germany), a radar division specializing in radar hardware and software development for emerging safety system applications, from Analog Devices, Inc.
Third Point as lead investor in the $900 million Series E financing round in N26
Sequoia Capital China in its investment in Agile Robots
StoneCalibre in various acquisitions of portfolio companies in the European market
Sabre regarding the sale of Airpas GmbH, an operator of airline cost management
Descartes Systems Group in its acquisition of Portrix Logistics Software (Germany), a provider of multimodal rate management solutions for logistics services providers
TFL Ledertechnik GmbH, a portfolio company of Black Diamond Capital, regarding the acquisition of the worldwide organic leather chemical business from Lanxess
Eugen Münch and its investment company HCM SE in connection with the joint venture of Asklepios and the public takeover of Rhön-Klinikum AG
Eli Lilly in connection with its investment in BioNTech SE (Germany), a developer of cancer therapeutics
Covetrus in relation to the sale of its animal care business
Tadano in connection with the acquisition of the mobile crane business from Terex
Access Co. in relation to the acquisition of NetRange GmbH
The Meet Group in its acquisition of Lovoo (Germany), a social dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, and the subsequent business combination with the broadcasting company Pro7.Sat1
University of Heidelberg, 2006-2009, Ph.D. thesis
Stuttgart, Germany, 2006, Second State Examination
University of Tübingen, 2004, First State Examination
London School of Economics and Political Science, 2000–2001