StefanieStöhr

European Counsel

Munich + 49.89.20.60.42.200

Stefanie Stöhr has more than 20 years of experience with cross-border and domestic M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments. Her recent transactions include advising Celonis SE, the first German decacorn, in connection with their Series D financing round (US$1 billion).

In addition to providing transaction-related and ongoing corporate and commercial law advice, Stefanie focuses on IT and data protection law. She has a profound knowledge of innovative technologies and is a member of Jones Day's Blockchain Initiative. Stefanie acted as external counsel to salesforce.com and Celonis and gained deep insight into the legal challenges that clients active in cloud environments are facing. She also worked extensively in Japan and recently advised a Japanese mobile communications company in connection with their IT outsourcing as well as a U.S.-headquartered client with respect to their HR outsourcing of European subsidiaries.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2006, Stefanie co-founded a law firm with offices in Munich, Düsseldorf, and Tokyo; was a partner in an international, Germany-based law firm; and practiced as a lawyer in the tax department of PwC.

Experience

  • EagleTree Capital sells Airtech Group, US Valve Corporation, and related entities to IDEX Corporation for $470 millionJones Day represented investment funds managed by EagleTree Capital in the sale of Airtech Group, US Valve Corporation, and related entities to IDEX Corporation for $470 million.
  • Celonis raises $1 billion in Series D financing roundJones Day represented Celonis SE, the global market leader in execution management, in its Series D financing round with a total volume of $1 billion.
  • Wellington Partners, MIG GmbH & Co. Fonds 16, and Salvia GmbH invest €15 million in growth financing of Creative BalloonsJones Day represented Wellington Partners Life Sciences V, a leading European Venture Capital firm investing in early- and growth-stage Life Science companies, together with MIG GmbH & Co. Fonds 16 and Salvia GmbH, in connection with their €15 million growth investment in Creative Balloons GmbH, a specialist in researching and developing ultra-thin polyurethane (PUR) balloons for medical device applications, namely catheter manufacturing.
  • Rising Point Capital acquires Conco HoldingsJones Day advised Rising Point Capital, LLC in its acquisition of Conco Holdings, a provider of low-pressure, mechanical heat exchanger tube cleaning and non-destructive testing services.
  • Celonis raises $290 million in Series C funding roundJones Day represented Celonis SE, a Munich-based unicorn for process mining software, in connection with the US$290 million Series C financing round led by Arena Holdings and other U.S. investors based on a company valuation of US$2.5 billion.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries acquires InvertekJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • Eurazeo Growth and Sofina invest $227 million in adjust GmbHJones Day advised Eurazeo Growth, one of the largest French PE/VC funds, together with Sofina SA (Belgium) on their $227 million first German minority investment as lead investor in adjust GmbH, Berlin.
  • Hi Inov participates in €4 million Series B financing round of Styla GmbH, BerlinJones Day advised Hi Inov Dentressangle in connection its participation in the €4 million Series B financing round of Styla GmbH alongside the existing investors Senovo Capital, Surplus Invest, and others to accelerate the further development of artificial intelligence in the field of content management.
  • Synfioo raises €2.5 million in Series A financing roundJones Day advised Synfioo GmbH, a developer of a transportation monitoring platform designed to predict route interferences and delays, in connection with its €2.5 million Series A financing round led by BFB Brandenburg Kapital, btov Industrial Technologies, and Senovo Capital.
  • btov Partners invests in CybusJones Day represented btov Partners in connection with its investment in Cybus GmbH, a provider of IoT gateway software.
  • Findos Investor acquires worldwide business of Röder HTS Höcker GmbHJones Day advised funds managed by Findos Investor in connection with acquisition of the entire worldwide business operations of Röder HTS Höcker GmbH.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires consumer health business of Merck KGaAJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) in its €3.375 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA.
  • LumaSense acquired by Advanced EnergyJones Day advised LumaSense Technologies Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition by Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • Wellington Partners, Andera Partners, and BioMed Partners invest €22 million in TRiCaresJones Day represented Wellington Partners, Andera Partners, and BioMed Partners in connection with the €22 million (US$25.4 million) Series B financing round of TRiCares SAS, a French medtech company pioneer in the field of minimally invasive treatment of tricuspid regurgitation.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in MeonaJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in Meona GmbH, a Germany-based innovative clinical software leader.
  • RPC Group acquires Global Closure Systems for €650 million (US$715.8 million)Jones Day advised RPC Group PLC in its €650 million ($715.8 million) acquisition of GCS Group, a leading global manufacturer and provider of closures and dispensing systems.
  • Findos sells Ondal Medical Systems to Capvis Equity PartnersJones Day represented Findos Investor GmbH in connection with its sale of Ondal Medical Systems GmbH to the Swiss private equity firm Capvis Equity Partners AG.
  • Riverside acquires KEYMILE GroupJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition and related financing of KEYMILE Group, a leading global supplier of communication solutions in the area of access and transmission systems for public and private telecommunication networks, operating networks of railway companies, energy suppliers, and other private network operators.
  • OM Group acquires leading magnetic materials producer Vacuumschmelze for $1 billionJones Day advised OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) in its acquisition of VAC Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co KG (VAC) from One Equity Partners, a private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • XAnge Private Equity invests in FIDORJones Day provided advice to Paris-based private equity fund XAnge Private Equity, S.A. in connection with its purchase of a 13% interest in FIDOR AG, an internet-based distributor of financial services listed on the German Entry Standard, a market segment operated by Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt.