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Hans Biebl focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, and other corporate matters. Hans advises private equity firms and public companies in divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, restructurings, and recapitalizations, as well as financing transactions in public and private capital markets.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate and securities matters

Capabilities

Experience

Hans represents private equity funds in significant transactions. His experience prior to joining Greenberg Traurig includes the following:

  • Advised a packaging company in its formation of a joint venture with a leading private equity firm and the related contribution of assets valued more than $650 million.°
  • Advised a provider of patent risk management solutions in its more than $200 million acquisition of a litigation discovery management company from a leading private equity firm.°
  • Advised a food manufacturer in its sale to a middle-market private equity firm.°
  • Advised a global chemical company in a proposed $8 billion combination with a publicly-traded company based in Europe.°
  • Advised a global medical technology company in connection with its:
    • More than $5 billion acquisition of a medical device company.°
    • Acquisition of the assets of a privately-held manufacturer of medical products.°
  • Advised a foodservice equipment manufacturer in connection with its:
    • $1 billion acquisition of a business unit from a publicly-traded company.°
    • Acquisition of numerous private companies.°
  • Advised a business consulting group in its more than $300 million acquisition of a health care consulting group.°
  • Advised a global diversified industrial company in its more than $100 million acquisition of a valve manufacturer.°
  • Advised a global water and hygiene company in its $40 million acquisition of the U.S. operations of a sanitizing company.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Biebl prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Submarine Officer, U.S. Navy, 2005-2010
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. John R. Tunheim, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Steppenwolf Theatre, Associates Board, 2015-Present

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2014
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 2005
Admissions
  • Illinois