Nils Röver is a partner in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department and Private Equity Practice Group. He is based in the Firm’s Munich office.

Nils advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies on complex and cross-border M&A transactions. He has extensive experience in guiding domestic and international clients on private equity transactions, including distressed M&A. 

Nils has been ranked in industry publications including JUVE and IFLR, highlighting his skills in negotiating and executing successful deals.



Nils’ recent experience includes advising:

  • Platinum Equity on its acquisition of Sunrise Medical, a world leader in advanced assistive mobility solutions, from Nordic Capital
  • One Rock Capital on the acquisitions of:
    • Prefere Resins
    • Constantia Flexibles and 
    • Aluflexpack AG
  • IK Partners on the: 
    • acquisition of Cinerius Financial Partners AG and 
    • the acquisition and sale of Schock Group
  • Odyssey Investment on the acquisition of ISM
  • Körber on the sale of a minority stake of its Supply Chain Software business to KKR 
  • The Körber/KKR supply chain software JV on the acquisition of enVista’s omnichannel and global freight audit and payment services
  • Platinum Equity on the acquisition of Continental Bakeries 
  • Trilantic Europe on the acquisition of Smile Eyes
  • Trade Republic on multiple financing rounds
  • L-Catterton on its investment in SellerX
  • Summit Partners on the sale of RadioOnkologieNetzwerk (RON) to Medipass
  • EQT/OMERS on the acquisition of Deutsche Glasfaser
  • Hellman & Friedman on the public tender offer for Scout24
  • Triton on the intended acquisition of Evonik’s Plexiglas business 
  • The Carlyle Group on the:
    • acquisition of Skytanking 
    • acquisition and divestiture of Klenk Holz AG
    • intended acquisition of the defense electronics division of Airbus
  • Lindsay Goldberg on the acquisition of Bilcare Research Group
  • Rockaway Capital on the: 
    • acquisition and sale of Bringmeister
    • acquisition of Unister Group
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of von Poll Immobilien Group and MEN Group

*Nils advised on some of these matters prior to joining Willkie.




Leibniz University Hannover, Dr. jur., 2009 Higher Regional Court Celle, Second State Exam, 2006 Leibniz University Hannover, First State Exam, 2004

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