Florian Schmid

Florian Schmid

Associate, Tax


Dr. Florian Schmid focuses his practice on advising clients in domestic and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, corporate restructurings, cross-border tax planning and transfer pricing. Dr. Schmid was named to Best Lawyers’ Ones to Watch list in 2022.

His significant representations include advising:

  • Trimble in its €1.9 billion acquisition of Transporeon, a leading cloud-based transportation management software platform, from Hg;
  • FINN, a leading car subscription platform, in its US$110 million Series B financing round led by Korelya Capital, including both new and existing investors, with an implied company value of more than US$500 million;
  • Armira and Boxine in 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;
  • The SCP Group in its acquisition of Real GmbH from METRO AG;
  • Intel Corporation in its US$1 billion sale of its smartphone modem business to Apple Inc.;
  • funds advised by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG in the €500 million acquisition of a 25% ownership interest in the Arkona offshore wind farm in Germany from Equinor ASA;
  • Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Barclays as joint bookrunners in the €2.3 billion initial public offering and listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange of TeamViewer;
  • Perella Weinberg Partners LP on the restructuring of its London office and workforce to reflect its longer-term strategic and expansion goals;
  • Communications & Power Industries LLC in its acquisition of SATCOM Technologies from General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.; and
  • I Squared Capital in its acquisition of PEMA from Société Générale.



  • LL.M., Queen Mary, University of London, 2016
  • Doctorate In Law, University of Munich, 2015
  • Second State Exam, State of Baden-Wurttemberg, 2018
  • First State Exam, University of Heidelberg, 2014


  • Frankfurt am Main


  • Member, International Fiscal Association (IFA) and Young IFA Network


  • English
  • German

Florian Schmid