Andrej Popp is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department, advising on M&A and private equity transactions as well as on corporate law and restructuring matters. His practice focuses on representing international clients in complex national and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. He has handled numerous transactions including auctions, exclusive transactions, carve-outs and leveraged buy-outs.

Andrej is fluent in German and English.


Prior to joining Willkie in 2022, Andrej was an associate at Gleiss Lutz in Frankfurt.

Andrej has advised on the following selected significant matters:

  • Shareholders on the Sale of Arioso Systems GmbH to Bosch

Prior to joining Willkie, he has advised on the following matters:

  • American Industrial Partners on the acquisition of the personal care business of Domtar for USD 920 million

  • Apax Partners on various transactions including the multi billion Euro bid for AutoScout24 and the acquisition of Contraload Group by its portfolio company Tosca Services

  • H.I.G. Europe on the acquisition of a majority interest in Infratech Bau GmbH.

  • HQ Equita on the acquisition of microwave and plasma systems manufacturer Muegge GmbH and various bidding processes

  • KKR on the acquisition and restructuring of the anatomical pathology business of Thermo Fisher Scientific for USD 1.14 billion

  • KPS Capital Partners on the acquisition of Crown Holdings Inc.’s European tinplate business for EUR 2.25 billion.

  • Porterhouse on various transactions and bidding processes including the sale of Paracelsus clinic Osnabrück and the sale of hospital hard- and software provider BEWATEC group

  • Advanced Energy Industries on the acquisition of Artesyn's Embedded Power business from Platinum Equity for USD 400 million

  • Burda Digital SE on its public delisting offer to the shareholders of HolidayCheck Group AG

  • Coloplast on the acquisition of Atos Medical group, the global market leader in laryngectomy for EUR 2.155 billion

  • FLSmidth on the acquisition of the Mining Technologies business unit form thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG for EUR 325 million

  • Ingersoll Rand on the acquisition of seepex GmbH, a specialist in pump technology for EUR 431.5 million

  • Zoosk Inc. on the conclusion of a merger agreement with Spark Networks



Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, Second State Exam, 2018 Universität Bayreuth, First State Exam, 2016

Bar Admissions

Frankfurt am Main, 2019