Alexander Hoeffler

Alexander Hoeffler

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate

Bio

Alexander Hoeffler represents corporate clients and private equity firms in connection with a wide range of M&A transactions. Mr. Hoeffler has experience in counseling domestic and inter¬≠national clients on both the buy-side and sell-side. His practice also covers general corporate, restructuring and foreign investment control matters. In recognition of his work, Mr. Hoeffler has been repeatedly named one of Best Lawyers’ Ones To Watch (including in its 2025 edition).

Mr. Hoeffler’s significant transactions and representations include, among others:

  • the founders of Berlin-based communications specialist and FRITZ!Box manufacturer AVM in the sale of a majority stake in the company to European family office Imker Capital Partners and the founders’ reinvestment into the new ownership structure
  • Spirit AeroSystems Inc. in its $8.3 billion acquisition by The Boeing Company
  • Energy Infrastructure Partners in its minority investment of up to €700 million in Eni Plenitude, an Italian diversified energy transition company, at an enterprise value of over €10 billion and a post-money equity value of approximately €8 billion
  • Hillenbrand, Inc. in the $730 million acquisition of the Food and Performance Materials business of Schenck Process
  • a consortium led by Energy Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of approximately 20% of Fluxys Group, an operator of gas pipelines and LNG terminals across Europe, from Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and its partnership with Publigas SA, which owns approximately 77% of Fluxys Group
  • Wolt Enterprises Oy in its £7 billion acquisition by DoorDash, Inc.
  • Mercedes-Benz in its investment in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company alongside founding joint venture partners Stellantis and TotalEnergies, with an objective to reach capacity of at least 120 GW hours in Europe by 2030 for an investment volume of more than €7 billion
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc. in its $500 million acquisition of OpenEye Scientific Software
  • Færch Group and its owner, A.P. Møller Holding, in the acquisition of PACCOR Group from U.S. private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg
  • Willis Towers Watson in its divestiture sale of Willis Re and a set of corporate risk and broking and health and benefits services to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for $3.57 billion
  • Dell Technologies Inc. in its $4 billion sale of Boomi to Francisco Partners and TPG
  • Sanity Group GmbH in its formation of a joint venture with an international team of scientists to create Endosane Pharmaceuticals GmbH
  • HeidelbergCement AG in its partnership with Thoma Bravo and the acquisition of a 45% stake in Command Alkon from Thoma Bravo at an implied pre-money valuation of the business of $1.7 billion
  • Filmbetriebe Berlin Brandenburg and its controlling shareholders in the sale of a stake in Studio Babelsberg to TPG Real Estate Partners, followed by a subsequent public tender offer by TPG
  • Intel Co. in its $1 billion sale of its 5G modem chipset manufacturing division to Apple, Inc.
  • Spencer Stuart, a leading executive search and leadership advisory firm, in its acquisition of portions of the talent business of Aon plc.
  • PayPal Inc. as lead investor in a $50 million funding round for PPRO Holding GmbH
  • Key Safety Systems, Inc. in its $1.6 billion acquisition of substantially all of the assets and operations of Takata Corporation

Credentials

Education

  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main, 2020
  • First State Exam, EBS University, 2017
  • LL.B., EBS University, 2015
  • M.A., EBS University, 2018

Admissions

  • Frankfurt am Main

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Alexander Hoeffler

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate
alexander.hoeffler@skadden.com