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Tobias Hoppe

Senior Associate | Innovation Manager Germany


Hoppe Tobias
Tobias Hoppe

Senior Associate | Innovation Manager Germany


Tobias uniquely combines comprehensive legal and technological expertise: He focuses on business and corporate law in complex national and cross-border M&A transactions and is particularly experienced in the technology and automotive sectors as well as in advising private equity investors. With more than 20 years of professional experience working on the technical side of IT projects, Tobias also fosters the development and implementation of innovative project management and advanced delivery solutions, and he gives strategic advice to clients on legal tech.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Tobias was an associate and a law clerk at two major international law firms in Munich and Hong Kong. Also, he previously worked for a leading German technology company in product management roles in Munich and Taipei. He is admitted as a lawyer in Germany and speaks English, German, Spanish, and Chinese (Mandarin).

Tobias advises corporations and private equity investors primarily on multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate carve-outs, management equity participation, and corporate restructurings.

Noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Hg on the sale of the legal technology company STP
  • One Peak Partners on an investment in the privacy and compliance software company DataGuard
  • PAI Partners on the acquisition of the insulation manufacturer Armacell
  • Cathay Capital Private Equity on an investment in medifa healthcare group, a medical technology company, and on the acquisition of WST Präzisionstechnik making high-precision turned parts
  • The Riverside Company on the acquisition of the insurance technology company ACTINEO
  • Summit Partners on the initial public offering of the portfolio company Westwing as well as Summit Partners' portfolio company Acturis on the acquisition of the software company ASSFINET
  • Schaeffler on the acquisition of drive-by-wire technology and the formation of a joint venture company
  • EQT's portfolio company Kuoni GTA on the acquisition and the subsequent sale of the international travel group MTS Globe
  • Duke Street in connection with the acquisition of the medical technology company Medi-Globe
  • Sun European Partners on the acquisition of the FLABEG group specializing in fine glass products

* Includes matters handled prior to joining Allen & Overy LLP

News: 03 NOVEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises Hg on the sale of STP Group to Bregal

Allen & Overy has advised Hg on its sale of STP Group, a leading DACH-based provider of legal tech solutions, to Bregal Unternehmerkapital. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant…

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Publications: 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Our legal tech offering in Germany

Digineering the Law

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News: 31 JULY 2019

Allen & Overy advises Cathay Capital on its investment in medifa healthcare group

Allen & Overy has advised Cathay Capital Private Equity on the acquisition of a minority stake in medifa healthcare group GmbH, a globally active medical technology company. The completion of the…

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News: 06 AUGUST 2018

Allen & Overy advises Schaeffler on the acquisition of drive-by-wire technology

Allen & Overy has advised Schaeffler in signing a master agreement for the formation of a joint venture company with Roland Arnold and Paravan GmbH.

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Rechtsanwalt admitted with the Rechtsanwaltskammer Munich, Germany


Second State Examination in Law, Higher Regional Court of Munich, Germany

First Examination in Law, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany