Niklas Haas focuses his practice on advising corporate clients and private equity firms on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.
Mr. Haas’ significant representations include, among others, advising:
- TSG Consumer Partners and Backcountry on the sale of Bergfreunde GmbH, a Germany-based online retailer of premium outdoor apparel and equipment, to DECATHLON S.E., the world’s largest sporting goods retailer
- Trimble on its €1.9 billion acquisition of Transporeon, a leading cloud-based transportation management software platform, from Hg
- JAB Holding Company S.à r.l. on the acquisition of AGILA Haustierversicherung AG from Aegidius Rueckversicherung AG
- Gulf Energy Development Group on the disposal of 50.01% of its stake in €3 billion offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2, representing a 25% interest in the project, to a joint venture of Singapore-based Keppel Infrastructure Trust and Keppel Corporation Limited, and the related joint venture agreement between Gulf and Keppel
Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Haas practiced at another major international law firm in Frankfurt.