Katharina Engels

Dr. Katharina Engels

Associate, Frankfurt



Specialised experience in national and international M&A and Private Equity transactions as well as advice in corporate law.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed include:

  • Société Générale on the sale of its truck and trailer rental subsidiary to a portfolio company of I Squared Capital specialising in operational leasing
  • CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) on the acquisition of the Main Airport Center
  • PSP Investments on the acquisition of a 32% stake in the Wittur Group
  • PSP Investments together with a consortium of BC Partners and OTPP on the acquisition of CeramTec
  • Horlemann Group on the sale of a substantial part of its operations comprising energy and infrastructure services
  • Marlin Equity Partners on the acquisition of ABIT group
  • Apax Partners on the acquisition of German pharmaceutical company Neuraxpharm Arzneimittel GmbH
  • jd.com on the joint venture with Otto Group
  • CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of the shopping centre “Sevens” 
  • Amtek India on the acquisition of the automotive supplier REGE Group
  • Arcaptia on certain corporate reorganizations
    as well as financial investor on the sale of its portfolio of renewable assets across Europe
Professional Experience

2015 to date Associate Linklaters


2014 Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)

2012 – 2014 Legal traineeship (Referendariat) Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) Frankfurt

2011 – 2012 Albert-Ludwig-Universität Freiburg, Dr. jur.

2011 First Legal State Examination (Erste Juristisches Prüfung)

2005 – 2011 Albert-Ludwig-Universität Freiburg, law studies


German, English, Italian