Dr. JohannesZöttl

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Düsseldorf + 49.211.5406.5500

Dr. Johannes Zöttl berät im deutschen und europäischen Kartellrecht, von der Struktur- und Vertragsgestaltung (Artikel 101 AEUV) über Fragen des Marktmachtmissbrauches (Artikel 102 AEUV) bis hin zu der Fusionskontrolle vor Bundeskartellamt und Europäischer Kommission; hierbei gehören die internationale Koordinierung multijurisdiktioneller Kontrollverfahren und die schadensersatzrechtliche Beratung zu seinen Spezialgebieten.

Ferner befasst sich Dr. Zöttl vielfältig mit kartellrechtlich geprägten Schnittstellenthemen, etwa im Bereich der Compliance-Beratung und in Bezug auf IP. Dr. Zöttl vertritt verschiedene Kfz-Zulieferer in den laufenden Kartellverfahren des Bundeskartellamts und der Europäischen Kommission.

Zu den Mandanten, für die Dr. Zöttl zuletzt tätig geworden ist, gehören etwa Essilor, Procter & Gamble, Ströer und Texas Instruments.

Dr. Zöttl veröffentlicht regelmäßig in Fachzeitschriften und Zeitungen. Er ist Mitglied der Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., des Kartellrechtsforum Frankfurt e.V., der American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, und ist Non-Governmental Advisor der ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group (UCWG). Dr. Zöttl war einziges deutsches Mitglied der International Task Force der Antitrust Section (2007/2008) und ist Vice Chair des Unilateral Conduct Committee (seit 2008).

Erfahrung

  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day is advising PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Nivel Parts & ManufacturingJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing of Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co., LLC, a global manufacturer, distributor, and seller of aftermarket parts and accessories for niche vehicles and heavy-duty equipment.
  • Astellas returns rights to Eligard® in Europe, Middle East, CIS, and Asia to TolmarJones Day represented Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. in connection with a series of transactions, including the sale of related assets, in which Astellas returned its in-licensing rights to Eligard® (leuprorelin acetate for injectable suspension), a treatment for advanced prostate cancer, sold by Astellas in Europe, the Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Asia, to Tolmar International Limited.
  • TransDigm Group acquires Cobham Aero Connectivity for $965 millionJones Day advised TransDigm Group Incorporated as regulatory counsel in the $965 million acquisition of Cobham Aero Connectivity, a leading provider of highly engineered antennas and radios for the aerospace end market.
  • Diodes acquires Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately $446 millionJones Day advised the Special Committee of the Board of Diodes Incorporated in the acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation for approximately $446 million in cash.
  • SunPower closes sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day advised SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • Vantage Data Centers forms $3.5 billion strategic partnership with Colony Capital to advance data center growthJones Day advised Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, on forming a strategic partnership with Colony Capital, Inc. valued at $3.5 billion to accelerate the expansion of Vantage’s best-in-class, wholesale data centers throughout North America and Europe.
  • Investment management firm and its affiliated funds recapitalize technology firmJones Day advised an investment management firm and its affiliated funds in connection with a strategic recapitalization of a technology firm.
  • Koch Industries acquired remaining equity stake in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on the purchase of the remaining equity stake held by Golden Gate Capital in Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry.
  • Universal Weather and Aviation fuel business sold to World Fuel Services for $170 millionJones Day advised Universal Weather and Aviation in the $170 million carve-out sale of its aviation fuel business to World Fuel Services, Inc.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires 25% of Cityhold Office Partnership ("CHOP")Jones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in its 25% acquisition of the interests in CHOP valued at approximately €625 million from TIAA-CREF (largest U.S. life insurance company) advised by Nuveen Real Estate (an independent subsidiary of TIAA-CREFF) which also provides investment management services to CHOP.
  • Inflexion Private Equity acquires Aspen PumpsJones Day advised Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, one of the UK's leading mid-market private equity firms, on its acquisition of the Aspen Pumps group from 3i Group plc.
  • Milliken & Company acquires Borchers from The Jordan CompanyJones Day advised Milliken & Company in its acquisition of Borchers Group Limited, a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions, from The Jordan Company, L.P.
  • Amadeus FiRe AG acquires COMCAVE Holding GmbH, Dortmund for €200 millionJones Day advised Amadeus FiRe AG, Frankfurt, on the €200 million acquisition of 100% of the shares in the retraining specialist COMCAVE Holding GmbH, Dortmund.
  • Truck-Lite receives significant investment from Genstar CapitalJones Day advised Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a leading provider of safety lighting, filtration systems, and telematics services for commercial vehicles, in connection with Genstar Capital's significant investment in Truck-Lite.
  • Pandox acquires seven hotel properties in Germany from HR Group for €290 millionJones Day advised Pandox AB, a leading hotel investor in Northern Europe, on the acquisition of seven German hotel properties with a total of 1,532 rooms from HR Group for €290 million.
  • Pandox AB purchases two hotel properties in Hanover and The Hague (Netherlands)Jones Day advised Pandox AB on the €83 million purchase of two hotel properties and the respective hotel operations in Hanover and The Hague (Netherlands) from Grape Hospitality.
  • Western Digital sells IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®)Jones Day advised Western Digital Corp. in the sale of its IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®), a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries acquires InvertekJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • Vortragstätigkeit

    • June 13, 2019
      2019 German Client Conference: New Challenges Crossing Borders
    • June 14-15, 2018
      Ninth Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues
    • March 2, 2018
      Working Group Day 2018 of the DAJV (German-American Lawyers’ Association)
    • 28. Mai 2013
      Grenzüberschreitende Kartellrechtsdurchsetzung und –verteidigung
    • April 11, 2013
      The New Economy: Dominance in Novel Markets , chair, 61st Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law in Washington
    • June 26, 2012
      JDialog: Managerhaftung bei Kartellrechtsverstößen
    • June 13, 2012
      C.H.Beck DialogCamp: Kartellrecht und IT-Märkte
    • June 4, 2012
      Missbrauch von Marktmacht oder Missbrauch des Kartellrechts?, Recht im Kontext, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
    • March 29, 2012
      Is "Aspen Skiing" Still Viable?, ABA Antitrust Section, Spring Meeting 2012
    • September 22, 2011
      Antitrust litigation for damages, FIW Summer Workshop
    • December 3, 2010
      Why the Section of Antitrust Law is Using Social Media: Social Media Strategy for Leadership, panelist, ABA Antitrust Section
    • April 24, 2010
      The Transatlantic Divide in the Area of Unilateral Conduct, German-American Bar Association
    • April 21-23, 2010
      58th Annual ABA Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
    • February 18, 2010
      Konsolidierung von Märkten - Herausforderungen und Chancen am Beispiel der Automobilindustrie
    • January 14, 2010
      Distribution Issues in the North Atlantic Triangle: Refusal to Deal: When Can - and Will - You Be Required to Supply, ABA Section of Antitrust Law
    • September 22, 2009
      Antitrust litigation for damages, FIW Summer Workshop
    • April 1, 2009
      U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence dealing with unilateral conduct, Frankfurter Kartellrechtsforum
    • March 25, 2009
      Spring Meeting 2009, ABA Antitrust Section: Reconciling Price-Squeeze Claims In The U.S. And The EC
    • January 1, 2008
      Antitrust compliance in contract management, NetAcad Workshop