Georgi Ambarzumjan is an associate in the Corporate Practice based in our Berlin office. He has multijurisdictional experience and advises German- and English-speaking clients on domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as general corporate law matters.

    Georgi’s practice covers both the buy-side and sell-side of acquisitions, as well as joint ventures. Georgi has also gained additional experience in foreign direct investment and banking law matters, the latter as legal counsel to a leading fintech company.

    Parallel to his professional life, Georgi has been actively involved in national and international civic activities. Since 2020, he has been serving as Founding President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union Germany e.V. (AGBU Germany), the German chapter of the world’s largest Armenian charity organisation.

    Prior to joining the firm, Georgi worked in the M&A and private equity practice groups of other renowned US law firms in Frankfurt and New York.

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    • Advising a NYSE-listed automotive technology company on international legal matters in connection with its acquisition by a private equity fund and a global chip manufacturer in a US$4.5 billion transaction.*
    • Advising a global asset manager on the corporate and regulatory aspects of the group’s EMEA restructuring as part of its Brexit contingency plans.*
    • Advising SCP Group on its €1.2 billion acquisition of the Real Group from METRO AG.*
    • Advising a Carlyle Group company in its divestiture of one of its portfolio companies, an IT service provider.*
    • Advising a global advisory and brokerage firm on its attempted merger with a global insurance company with a transaction volume of US$30 billion.*
    • Advising Deutsche Bank on the strategic cross-border disposal of a portfolio of US$1 billion of shipping loans spread across a diversified pool of maritime sectors and sponsors.*
    * Matters prior to working at the firm.

    Education

    • Columbia Law School, Visiting Scholar, 2021
    • Higher Regional Court of Berlin, Second State Examination, 2020
    • Goethe-University Frankfurt, First State Examination, 2015
    • University of Paris X - Nanterre, LLP Erasmus, 2010

    Admissions

    • Germany, 2022

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Armenian General Benevolent Union Germany e.V., Founding President
    • Deutsch-Armenisches Forum e.V., Member

    Languages

    • German
    • Armenian
    • English
    • French
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