Aurel Hille

Associate

Frankfurt
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
An der Welle 4
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main
T +49 69 7930 2145
F +49 69 79302 222
ahillewillkie.com

Aurel Hille is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition department. He focuses on complex national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. In addition, Aurel advises on all aspects of EU and German antitrust law, including merger control, cartels and abuse of dominance issues.

Before joining Willkie in 2020, Aurel worked as an associate in the Corporate Department of another U.S. law firm for more than three years, mainly advising private equity and corporate clients on cross-border corporate transactions, with a special focus on EU and German antitrust law.

Aurel is fluent in German, English and Spanish.

Aurel Hille is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition department. He focuses on complex national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. In addition, Aurel advises on all aspects of EU and German antitrust law, including merger control, cartels and abuse of dominance issues.

Before joining Willkie in 2020, Aurel worked as an associate in the Corporate Department of another U.S. law firm for more than three years, mainly advising private equity and corporate clients on cross-border corporate transactions, with a special focus on EU and German antitrust law.

Aurel is fluent in German, English and Spanish.

Selected Significant Matters

Aurel has advised on the following selected significant matters:*

  • Apax Digital on the investment in Price f(x)
  • Lindsay Goldberg on the sale of VDM Metals Group to Acerinox S.A.
  • Upfield on the acquisition of Arivia
  • Genstar Capital in its acquisition of Truck-Lite Company LLC
  • TPG and Ontatio Teachers‘ Pension Plan in the acquisition of up to 35% of Dream Cruises
  • Lone Star Funds / Stark Group A/S on the proposed acquisition of the European building distribution business from CRH
  • Apax Digital on the investment in Signavio
  • Lone Star in the acquisition of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD)
  • Providence Strategic Growth Partners in its investment in OpusCapita
  • Ardian on its investment in Revima
  • American Securities in its acquisition of CPM Holdings, Inc.
  • Berkshire Partners in the recapitalization of Consolidated Precision Products Corp.
  • Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) in its investment in Solaris Bus & Coach
  • Inven Capital Sicav in the sale of sonnen Holding GmbH to Shell Overseas Investment B.V.
  • Hannam & Partners in the sale of MKM to KME
  • Advent/Culligan on the bolt-on acquisition of Aqua Vital Group
  • TowerBrook/Infopro Digital on the bolt-on acquisition of DOCUgroup from GMT Communications Partners
  • Alibaba in its acquisition of Daraz Group
  • HNA Airport Group GmbH on the acquisition of Frankfurt Hahn airport
  • EQT Expansion Capital II on the sale of Roeser Group to Sana Kliniken AG

*Aurel advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.

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