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Daniel Osmanovic LL.M.

Senior Associate

Daniel Osmanovic focuses on advising national and international firms in domestic and cross-border transactions and general corporate law. He is especially versed in corporate compliance matters.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwalt admitted with Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main


  • Advising ARKANCE, a leading European company specialized in the digital transformation of the construction and industrial sectors, and a subsidiary of B2B services group Monnoyeur, on the acquisition of VinZero.
  • Advising Keensight Capital on the acquisition of Quanos Solutions GmbH, a leading global software provider for industrial after-sales services and digital technical documentation.
  • Advising Keensight Capital on the acquisition of Onventis, a leading provider of cloud procurement solutions for SMEs in the DACH region, Benelux and Scandinavia.
  • Advising a PE-fund on the acquisition of a data center provider in Frankfurt.
  • Advising a consulting firm on the sale of a stake in the context of a bidding process.
  • Advising General Mills Inc., a major U.S.-based food manufacturer and marketer, on the sale of its European dough business to Cérélia, a leading global provider of ready-to-bake dough solutions.*
  • Advising a bank syndicate, including Société Générale and Natixis, on the launch of a public tender cash offer by Faurecia, a French car parts supplier and one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, for German family-owned HELLA, a listed company developing and manufacturing lighting technology and electronic products for the automotive industry.*
  • Advising on various mid-market share deals in the tech/software, marketing and real estate sector.
  • *Denotes experience from previous firm.

  • German
  • English
  • University of Munster, LL.M.
  • Higher Regional Court of Bamberg, Second State Examination
  • Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, First State Examination


Daniel wrote a dissertation concerning compliance risk management in M&A transactions (under review).

Daniel’s latest published papers concern the liability of notified bodies in EU-conformity assessments and the attribution of affiliate GDPR infringements in group scenarios (both written in collaboration with Prof Dr Michael Nietsch).

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Daniel has worked for another international law firm (Corporate & M&A, Capital Markets). Prior to that he was a research assistant and lecturer at EBS Law School, Wiesbaden and worked for another law firm (insolvency law).