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Dr. Nikolaus von Jacobs advises private equity funds and German strategic players on private equity, venture capital and private and public mergers and acquisitions.


  • Humboldt University of Berlin, 2001, Dr. jur.
  • Higher Regional Court of Munich, 1997, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • 德国慕尼黑大学, 1995, First State Examination

  • 德国

  • Germany

  • Ongoing work for Ananda – a German social venture fund
  • Ongoing work for Bonventure – a German social venture
  • Founder of the T360D podcast associated with the MuMAC Munich M&A Conference
  • Co-chair of the BeMAC Berlin M&A Conference
  • Co-chair of the MuMAC Munich M&A Conference


  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Corporate Law, 2014-2024, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024, and for Private Equity Law, 2021-2024. Also selected as Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law and Private Equity Law
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe for Germany Private Equity, 2011-2024
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2022: Recommended for Private Equity Transactions
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2020: Recommended as a “Top Lawyer 2020” for M&A Law