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 advising 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, Plastic Omnium on its acquisition of OSRAM's automotive lighting business; Sanofi on the carve-out and listing of its API business; SAP on the formation of its financial and insurance services joint venture with DEDIQ (co-investment DEDIQ €500 million); Suez on the sale of its recycling operations to Schwarz Group (€1.1 billion); STERIS on its acquisitions of Cantel Medical ($3.6 billion) and Key Surgical ($850 million); Solvay on the sale of its percarbonate business to Latour Capital; Riverside on its sale of Arrowhead to Genstar; as well as Atlas Arteria on the refinancing of the Warnow tunnel (€157 million).
Prior to joining Jones Day, Maximilian practiced at a boutique law firm in Munich, where 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
Handelsblatt (2022): recognized as "Ones to Watch" for M&A in "Best Lawyers in Germany"
- German and English