Dr Benedikt von Schorlemer, LLM (NYU), is a partner at Ashurst in the Frankfurt office and a member of the corporate department. Benedikt studied at the universities of Freiburg, Geneva and Munich and received his doctoral degree (Dr jur) from the University of Regensburg. Benedikt is specialised in the areas of private equity and M&A. In the area of M&A, he advises German and international clients on private acquisitions and divestitures, including all related matters. Benedikt assists private equity investors in all phases of an investment cycle, from the acquisition, including management participations, through portfolio management to exit. Benedikt has particular expertise in the chemical, medical devices, automotive, energy and renewable sectors.