Johannes Schmid is a partner in Düsseldorf. Over his career, he has advised on disposals, acquisitions, public takeover offers, privatizations, IPOs, and secondary offerings. Johannes takes a generalist approach across industries but has developed significant expertise in the industrials, metals and mining, media and technology sectors.
Before joining Clairfield International Deutschland, Johannes was a senior banker at HSBC Germany where he played a major role in repositioning and growing the German M&A business with a focus on crossborder transactions over the last ten years. Prior to HSBC, Johannes worked at a London-based independent M&A boutique, focusing on clients across Europe. Johannes began his career as an analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he was part of the German M&A team based in Frankfurt and subsequently joined the German equity capital markets team based in London as an associate.
Johannes graduated from European Business School (EBS) with a master’s degree in business administration.