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Dr. Florian Anselm

Rechtsanwalt, Legal Director

About Florian

Florian is a Legal Director specialising in Corporate and M&A, with a particular focus on the technology and automotive sectors. He advises German and international clients regarding M&A, financing and restructuring transactions. He has particular expertise in relation to cross-border transactions. His work focuses on advising technology companies as well as investors.


Legal Director at Pinsent Masons, since 2012

Associate at a law firm which specialised in advising technology businesses, Munich, 2007

Doctorate in law, University of Konstanz, 2004

Associate at a U.S. law firm, Munich, 2001

Admission as Rechtsanwalt, 2000

Studied law at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich


  • Acting for a leading global software company regarding various M&A transactions in Germany
  • Advising a German automotive supplier in the acquisition of a manufacturing plant from a US competitor
  • Advising an Irish energy company in the acquisition of a German oil trading company
  • Advising a US software company in the acquisition of assets in various European jurisdictions
  • Advising a Russian software company in the acquisition of a German software development company
  • Advising the shareholders of a German medical technology company regarding its sale to a Swiss pharmaceutical company
  • Advising a US biotechnology company in respect of the completion of a large-scale strategic collaboration agreement with a Swiss multinational health-care company
  • Advising a German software company in respect of the sale of the company to a Finnish multinational communications and information technology company