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Stefan Schneider


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  • Second State Examination (Higher Regional Court of Munich, 2003); University of Halle-Wittenberg (First State Examination 2001); University of Padova, Italy (Law studies, 1998-1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany

Stefan Schneider is a private equity and venture capital lawyer with more than 14 years of experience advising investors, businesses, and managers on complex domestic and multinational transactions. He advises on and negotiates buyouts and minority investments, early to late stage financing rounds, mergers, divestments, carveouts, shareholder agreements, management equity programs, and corporate reorganizations.

Stefan recently advised on Cardinal Health's $6.1 billion acquisition of the patient product portfolio from Medtronic, Materion's €30 million acquisition of the high performance materials unit from Heraeus, Heilind's acquisition of the MPS group, and a wide range of acquisitions and sales by Findos Investors. On the VC side, Stefan advised on Keep Nation's investment in Trademob GmbH and on Seventure's investments in Testbirds and fromAtoB and investments in, and subsequent sale of, Tradoria. He also advises growth companies on corporate and commercial matters.

Prior to joining Jones Day in May 2009, Stefan worked more than four years in the Munich and New York offices of a major U.S. law firm. He is a member of the Rechtsanwaltskammer München (Munich bar) and the German Bar Association and its Firm Management Working Group.

Stefan Schneider