Korel Kaplan advises financial sponsors, industrial corporate clients, and emerging technology companies on complex M&A transactions and strategic board and corporate matters. He has advised clients on cross-border deals and critical governance matters across the tech, automotive, energy, financial, and health care industries.
Korel regularly structures, drives, negotiates, and closes critical M&A transactions involving acquisitions or divestments of companies, competitive auctions, joint ventures, carve-outs, co-investments, and financing rounds. He has particular experience with leveraged buyouts, shareholder and investment agreements, buy-and-build strategies, large corporate carve-out deals, transactions triggering complex merger control or investment protection scrutiny, management participation programs, and transactional insurance products including warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance.
Korel provides boardroom advice to management and supervisory boards on directors liability, corporate governance and best practices, general compliance matters, reorganizations, and negotiations or disputes requiring in-depth transactional or corporate law experience.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Korel practiced at an international firm where he advised financial sponsors such as Apax, BC Partners, Catella Group, Intek Group, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, SINO-CEEF, and Triton as well as corporate clients including Audi, BayWa, Continental, innogy, KME SE, lastminute.com group, Schneider Electric, and Ströer.
- Higher Regional Court of Munich (Second State Exam 2015); University of Munich (First State Exam 2013); University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Maître en droit [master's] 2014; Licence en droit [bachelor's] 2009)
- Federal Republic of Germany
- English, German, French, Turkish