Dr. Fabio Borggreve, M.A., is a senior associate in the Corporate Practice of the Frankfurt office. Fabio has experience in advising industrial corporations, private equity investors and banks on M&A transactions. He also advises regularly on general corporate matters, in particular complex intra-group reorganizations and cross-border mergers.

    Fabio has also a special focus on advising venture capital companies as well as their investors, in particular in the fintech sector.

    Prior to joining the firm, Fabio worked for several years as a senior associate in the corporate M&A practice of a major UK law firm in Frankfurt a.M.

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    • Advising a Canadian pension fund on its minority participation together with another Canadian pension fund in a consortium, led by a listed private equity firm, acquiring Germany’s biggest energy metering business.
    • Advising Belgium’s largest electricity transmission system operator on its acquisition of a further stake in one of Germany’s leading transmission system operators for electricity.
    • Advising several international banks on the transfer of their banking business in a post-Brexit scenario.
    • Advising a major French bank on its termination of its joint venture, a consumer credit bank, with one of Germany’s largest banks by way of disproportionate split-off.
    • Advising on the realignment of the credit and deposit business operations by way of a corporate reorganization of the financial service group of Germany’s biggest automotive manufacturing company.
    • Advising a South African private equity fund on its investment in a Berlin-based off grid solar developer for the African market.
    • Advising a Dutch multinational courier delivery service company on the sale of its overnight delivery business to a private equity investor.
    • Advising a Saudi Arabian oil company on the establishment of a joint venture on synthetic rubber with a German speciality chemicals company.
    • Advising in one of Europe’s largest consumer goods deal, involving a major European bottling company which was merged by way of a three-way merger with a US publicly listed bottling company and a private German bottling company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the world’s largest bottling company, to form a new UK listed company.
    • Advising a German private equity company on the acquisition of a German foundry operator from another German private equity firm in a secondary buyout.
    • Advising a German private equity company on the sale of one of Germany’s major bakery chains to a French restaurant conglomerate.
    • Advising a private equity company on its bid for an Austrian manufacturer of flexible packaging in a competitive auction process.
    • Advising a UK-based engineering company on its acquisition of a German safety valves company based in Mannheim.
    • Advising a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company on its divestment of the leading manufacturer of nicotine patch and other transdermal drug delivery systems to a German private investment fund.
    • Advising a major Swiss life insurance company on its acquisition of a German real estate investment company operating as the real estate arm of a German municipal savings bank.
    • Advising leading German media group on its acquisition of an online agency specializing in development, production and publication of digital content.
    • Advising a UK-based multinational consumer packaging company on the sale of its pharmaceutical devices and prescription retail business to a South African private equity firm.
    • Advising one of the world largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions, based in the US, on its acquisition of a German distributor of embedded computer technology and display solutions.


    • University of Frankfurt, 2018
    • University of Heidelberg, 2014
    • Higher Regional Court of D├╝sseldorf, Second State Examination, 2011
    • University of Cologne, First State Examination, 2008


    • Germany, 2011

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, German Bar Association (DAV)
    • Member, Association for Corporate Law (VGR)


    • German
    • English
    • Italian
    • French

    • Author, Vor §§ 327a ff., § 327a bis § 327f AktG in: Geßler/Käpplinger, AktG, 75. Aktualisierungslieferung, May 2016.

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