Karsten Silbernagel

Associate

Frankfurt
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
An der Welle 4
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main
T +49 69 79302 152
F +49 69 79302 222
ksilbernagelwillkie.com

Karsten is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department, specializing in complex cross-border and national mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and carve-outs. Karsten regularly represents financial investors as well as corporate clients and is experienced in leading the respective deal teams.

Prior to joining Willkie, Karsten worked at other elite US law firms. He has close ties to Singapore and the wider region.

Karsten is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department, specializing in complex cross-border and national mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and carve-outs. Karsten regularly represents financial investors as well as corporate clients and is experienced in leading the respective deal teams.

Prior to joining Willkie, Karsten worked at other elite US law firms. He has close ties to Singapore and the wider region.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Questel and its financial sponsors IK Investment Partners and Eurazeo on the acquisition of NovumIP, a leading IP portfolio service provider, from Paragon Partners
  • AddSecure, a Castik Capital-backed company, on its acquisition of International Security Group
  • Ardian on the sale of Gantner Electronic Austria Holding GmbH
  • A leading European producer of frozen dough on its entry into the North American market
  • CVC on the acquisition of Bosch's packaging technology business unit, one of the leading suppliers of process and packaging technology
  • BOA Group on the sale of BOA Purified Solutions & BOA Flexible Solutions to Silverfleet Capital
  • A S&P 400-listed company on the acquisition of the global Rheinhütte Pumps Business from Aliaxis Group
  • Ring International Holding AG on its acquisition of shares and assets of insolvent BOA Group
  • Various private equity-backed healthcare companies on the acquisition of dental offices and dialysis centers
  • EQT Mid Market Europe on the sale of Avenso
  • 3i Group plc on the sale of ATESTEO, an international drivetrain testing specialist, to IHO Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a holding company of the Schaeffler family
  • Constantia Flexibles on the USD 1.3bn sale of its Labels division to Multi-Color Corporation
  • Castik Capital’s portfolio company Alpega on its acquisition of Spanish wtransnet
  • Waterland Private Equity on the sale of its interest in A-ROSA River Cruise Group to British private equity group Duke Street
  • Castik Capital on its acquisition of the transport services unit of Wolters Kluwer
  • HBC on its agreement with SIGNA to combine HBC Europe (Kaufhof) with Karstadt
  • 3i Group plc on its acquisition of Formel D
  • Ongoing general legal advice to a private equity-backed chemical group
  • Advice on various post-M&A litigation matters