Pablo Rüdiger S. De Erice, LL.M. (Cape Town)

Partner
Pablo Rüdiger S. De Erice, LL.M.

Founding Partner and head of Venture Capital at LAMBSDORFF. His clients have included leading venture capital funds and technology groups, both from Europe and the US. Pablo has advised on numerous high-profile funding rounds. Legal rankings describe him as a diplomatic and robust negotiator, always keeping a firm focus on clients’ interests.

Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate Law

  • Venture Capital

  • Company Formations

  • German Market Entry of Foreign Companies

Selected Projects
  • Advising the founders of Blinkist (Blinks Labs GmbH, Berlin) in its high-profile trade-sale exit to Go1 (Australia)

  • Advising AppDynamics Inc. (San Francisco) on German corporate matters (until its sale to Cisco)

  • Advising AppNexus Inc. (New York), later Xandr, on German corporate matters (until its sale to AT&T)

  • Advising AVP - AXA Venture Partners (London) on its investments in German growth companies

  • Advising Babbel GmbH (Berlin) on financing rounds (Series A, B, C) and corporate restructurings

  • Advising Blinks Labs GmbH (‚Blinkist‘) on financing rounds (Series A, B, C)

  • Advising Datadog Inc. (New York) on corporate German matters

  • Advising DaWanda GmbH (Berlin) on financing rounds (Series A, B, C) and Exit to Etsy (New York)

  • Advising E.ON Future Energy Ventures on its investments in German growth companies, for instance as a lead investor in Sunvigo GmbH

  • Advising EWE AG (Oldenburg) on its investments in German growth companies

  • Advising felmo GmbH (Berlin) at founding/incorporation and on financing rounds (Series A, B, C)

  • Advising Instana Inc. (San Francisco / Solingen) on German corporate matters (until its sale to IBM)

  • Advising KYP.ai GmbH (Hamburg) on financing rounds (Series A, B, C)

  • Advising the owner of ‘LUCA App’ (Berlin) at founding/incorporation and on financing rounds as well as corporate restructurings

  • Advising MagaLoop GmbH (Berlin) on financing rounds

  • Advising Moogsoft Inc. (San Francisco) on German corporate matters

  • Advising neXenio GmbH (Berlin) on corporate restructurings

  • Advising Podigee GmbH (Berlin) on corporate matters

  • Advising SimScale GmbH (Munich) on financing rounds (Series A, B, C)

  • Advising a variety of international Venture Debt Funds on their investments in German growth companies (aggregate volume approximately 200m EUR)

Education
  • Humboldt-Universität, Berlin

  • Université des Chênes, Paris

  • Universidad Complutense, Madrid

  • University of the Western Cape, Cape Town (LL.M.)

Experience
  • Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, New York

  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group, Washington D.C.

  • German Embassy, Paris

  • Freshfields

  • Hogan Lovells

  • Taylor Wessing (2004 - 2012)

  • LAMBSDORFF (since 2013)

Languages
  • German

  • English

  • French

  • Spanish

Pablo Rüdiger S. De Erice, LL.M. T +49 (0)30 5770 200 – 0 F +49 (0)30 577 0200 – 99

Oranienburger Strasse 3
D-10178 Berlin

T +49 (0)30 5770 200 – 0 F +49 (0)30 577 0200 – 99

info@lambsdorff.law

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