Dr. MarkusKappenhagen

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Dr. Markus Kappenhagen ist als Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht spezialisiert auf die Beratung deutscher und ausländischer Unternehmen in allen Fragen des Arbeitsrechts. Schwerpunktmäßig befasst er sich mit der arbeitsrechtlichen Seite von komplexen Reorganisationen einschließlich der Verhandlung von Interessenausgleich und Sozialplan. Er berät zu den arbeitsrechtlichen Aspekten bei Unternehmenskäufen und Betriebsübergängen, aber auch bei der Vertragsgestaltung und der Trennung von Führungskräften. Beispielhafte Mandate aus jüngerer Zeit:

  • Magna: Beratung zu Mitbestimmungsthemen, Tarifrecht, Unternehmenskauf aus der Insolvenz.
  • CapGemini: Verhandlung von Interessenausgleich und Sozialplan bei einer Abspaltung nach dem Umwandlungsgesetz.
  • Kunststoffhersteller: Werksschließung (circa 300 Arbeitnehmer), Sozialplanverhandlungen, Streikrecht, Transfergesellschaft.
  • Deutscher Autohersteller: Beratung in tarifrechtlichen und betriebsverfassungsrechtlichen Fragen.

Dr. Markus Kappenhagen ist Mitglied der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Fachanwälte für Arbeitsrecht im Deutschen Anwaltsverein und wurde wiederholt in dem Anwaltshandbuch JUVE empfohlen. Er schreibt an Kommentaren zum Arbeitsrecht mit (z. B. AGG, Kündigungsschutzgesetz) und hat zahlreiche Aufsätze und Urteilsbesprechungen veröffentlicht. Er tritt regelmäßig als Referent bei arbeitsrechtlichen Seminarveranstaltungen auf.

Erfahrung

  • Timken to acquire BEKA Lubrication for $165 millionJones Day is advising The Timken Company in its $165 million acquisition of BEKA Lubrication (BEKA), a leading global supplier of automatic lubrication systems.
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG sells investment in InfianaJones Day advised DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), on the auction sale of the portfolio company Infiana Group GmbH and indirectly all of its subsidiaries to funds advised by Pamplona Capital Management.
  • AURELIUS to sell Solidus Solutions for €330 million (US$375.6 million)Jones Day is advising AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the full shop auction sale of the Solidus Solutions group to funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
  • Fosun acquires FFT GroupJones Day advised Fosun International Limited with the acquisition of FFT GmbH & Co. KGaA ("FFT") from ATON GmbH.
  • Garmin® acquires Tacx, the leading manufacturer of indoor bike trainersJones Day advised Garmin Ltd. in its acquisition of the Tacx group, a Dutch family business that designs and manufactures high end indoor bike trainers, tools and accessories, as well as indoor training software and applications.
  • Essilor acquires Brille24Jones Day advised Essilor in the acquisition of 100 percent of Brille24 GmbH, one of the leading online retailers of optical products in Germany.
  • ANSYS acquires Granta Design LimitedJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, in their acquisition of Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology, and Granta Design Limited has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSYS.
  • Findos Investor acquires worldwide business of Röder HTS Höcker GmbHJones Day advised funds managed by Findos Investor in connection with acquisition of the entire worldwide business operations of Röder HTS Höcker GmbH.
  • Aurora Resurgence sells Alltub Group to One Equity PartnersJones Day advised Aurora Resurgence in the sale of portfolio company Alltub Group to One Equity Partners.
  • Georgia-Pacific sells European nonwovens business to Glatfelter for $185 millionJones Day advised Georgia-Pacific LLC ("GP") in the sale of its European nonwovens business to Glatfelter, a global manufacturer of specialty papers and engineered products, for $185 million.
  • Ferro acquires Ernst-Diegel GmbHJones Day advised Ferro Corporation in its acquisition of Ernst-Diegel GmbH.
  • Reifen Krieg Group acquired by European FinTyre Distribution LimitedJones Day advised the current owners of Reifen Krieg on the disposal of privately held Reifen Krieg Group, a leading full-range tire wholesaler in Germany, to European FinTyre Distribution Limited ("EfTD").
  • CORSAIR acquires Elgato GamingJones Day advised Corsair Gaming, Inc., a portfolio company of EagleTree Capital, in connection with the acquisition of the gaming division of Elgato Systems GmbH, which develops, designs and manufactures video game streaming software and hardware products.
  • David Lloyd Leisure enters German market with acquisition of HealthCity clubJones Day advised David Lloyd Leisure in its acquisition of a HealthCity-branded club in Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt.
  • Fintech company seeks advice on development of blockchain platformJones Day is advising a fintech company on the development of a blockchain platform.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires Airtech GroupJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in and related financing of Airtech Group, a provider of specialized pressure technologies.
  • Compagnie Plastic Omnium acquires Swiss Hydrogen SAJones Day advised Compagnie Plastic Omnium in its investment in Swiss Hydrogen SA, a Swiss-based company, specialized in the design and production of solutions for the management and control of energy in fuel cell systems dedicated to mobility.
  • Groupe Solmax acquires GSE Environmental from Littlejohn & Co. and Strategic Value PartnersJones Day acted as international counsel to Groupe Solmax, Inc., a Canadian-based industry leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of GSE Environmental, a global industry leader in the production of polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, from Littlejohn & Co. and Strategic Value Partners.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in MeonaJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in Meona GmbH, a Germany-based innovative clinical software leader.
  • FVB sold to TalanxJones Day advised the sole shareholder of FVB (Gesellschaft für Finanz- und Versorgungsberatung mbH) in the sale of 100 percent of the shares to Talanx Deutschland AG.
  • Vortragstätigkeit

    • May 18, 2017
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2017
    • May 10, 2017
      Employment Law, The new Pay Transparency Act: Higher fairness by transparency?
    • 19 mai 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • May 19, 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • May 21, 2015
      Jones Day’s European Labor & Employment Conference 2015: Managing Change Across Europe
    • February 16, 2015
      New Rules in the German Social Security System for Inhouse Lawyers, German Association of HR Managers (BPM)
    • February 5-6, 2015
      Labor law issues in M&A transactions, 3rd IBA European Corporate and Private M&A Conference
    • May 15, 2014
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2014: Managing Today’s Employment Relationships Across Europe
    • November 29, 2013
      Buying is fun, merging is hell, Rechtliche Herausforderungen der Post-Merger Integration, JDialog: Post-Merger Integration
    • April 18, 2013
      Annual European Labor & Employment Conference
    • February 12, 2013
      Demographic Changes and Labor Law, German Association of HR Managers (BPM)
    • October 4, 2012
      German Labor & Employment Seminar
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