Maximilian Schott advises industrial corporate clients, financial sponsors, and emerging technology companies on complex domestic and cross-border M&A projects, corporate restructurings, as well as on private equity and venture capital transactions. In addition, Maximilian has significant experience in advising investors on acquisitions, disposals, and refinancing of complex real estate and infrastructure projects. He regularly advises clients across the tech, automotive, energy, chemical, industrial, pharma, and health care industries.
Recently, Maximilian advised, inter alia, Suez on the sale of its recycling and recovery operations to the Schwarz Group based on an enterprise value of €1.1 billion, Steris on its acquisition of Cantel Medical for $3.6 billion and of Key Surgical for $850 million, Solvay in the sale of its percarbonate business to Latour Capital, as well as Atlas Arteria on the refinancing of the Warnow tunnel in Rostock with a total deal value of €157 million.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Maximilian practiced at a boutique law firm in Munich, where he advised growth companies and investors on private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate restructurings, and governance matters. During this time he represented, among others, German unicorns Delivery Hero and GetYourGuide on financing rounds and acquisitions.
Maximilian is the founder of the Hans-Jürgen Papier Inn of the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi in Munich, a nonprofit organization with more than 200,000 members promoting legal ethics in society around the world. He also serves as province president of Phi Delta Phi in Europe.
- Higher Regional Court of Munich (Second State Examination with honors 2017); Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (First State Examination with honors 2015; Recipient of merit-based scholarships awarded by the Balfour Foundation and by the Hanns-Seidel Foundation)
- Federal Republic of Germany
- German and English