Christoph J. Bender

Christoph J. Bender

Associate, Capital Markets


Dr. Christoph J. Bender focuses his practice on capital markets transactions and general securities-related matters.

Dr. Bender’s experience includes advising:

Capital Markets (Equity-Linked/Debt)

  • AGRAVIS Raiffeisen AG on multiple issuance of participation rights.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Armira and Boxine on Boxine’s €1 billion business combination with 468 SPAC I SE, one of the first de-SPAC transactions in the market involving a German-listed blanc cheque company; and
  • SIGNA Sports United GmbH on its merger with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation. As a result of the merger, SIGNA will become a publicly traded company with a combined implied enterprise value of approximately US$3.2 billion. The merger also included the acquisition of WiggleCRC Group.



  • Dr. iur., Justus Liebig University Giessen, 2020
  • LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2018
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main, 2021
  • First State Exam, Justus Liebig University Giessen, 2016


  • Frankfurt am Main


  • English
  • German

Christoph J. Bender