Markus Ledwina is qualified as an attorney in three jurisdictions and advises clients in cross-border M&A projects, business restructurings (in and out of court and in formal insolvency proceedings), and private equity transactions.
Representative projects include: SAP's sale of its content as a service (CaaS) business to Verisk, Nissan Motor Co. in connection with the global restructuring of Takata Corporation and its subsidiaries resulting from worldwide recalls of PSAN airbag inflators, HOERBIGER's acquisitions of Deublin Company and a majority stake in Ragsol AG, The Timken Company and its acquisition of BEKA Lubrication, ACI Worldwide's acquisition of electronic payment solution provider PAY.ON, Cardinal Health's acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's Cordis business, and The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and its acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA. Additional representations include: MAHLE's acquisition of Delphi's thermal division, as well as the sale of MAHLE's industrial filtration business and its forging activities, and Compagnie Plastic Omnium and its investment in Swiss Hydrogen SA. Markus also frequently represents The Riverside Company, Nordson Corporation, and International Automotive Components Group, S.A.
Markus is a member of the German Bar, the State Bar of California, the Law Society of England & Wales, the German-American Lawyers' Association, the German-British Lawyers' Association, and Phi Delta Phi — Richard v. Weizsäcker Inn.
Markus is co-editor-in-chief of C.H.Beck's publication Corporate Laws of the World (Gesellschaftsrecht des Auslands in Einzeldarstellungen), a comprehensive handbook covering the corporate law regime in more than 40 jurisdictions.
- Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart (Second State Examination 2008); University of Tuebingen (First State Examination 2006)
- Federal Republic of Germany, California, and solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- English, German, Spanish