Stöcker, Mathias

Mathias Stöcker


Mathias Stöcker specializes in German and European antitrust law, with a focus on ‎advising and representing companies in merger control procedures before the German ‎Federal Cartel Office and the EU Commission and worldwide in the context of the ‎coordination of multi-jurisdictional filings, proceedings before antitrust authorities and ‎courts concerning fines for cartels or abusive practices, as well as in regard to ‎strategic corporate projects.

Mr. Stöcker has been a counsel at Shearman & Sterling since 2009. Prior to becoming a counsel he worked for the firm as an associate for six years.

Selected Experience

  • Aditya Birla on the acquisition of Columbian Chemicals
  • Allianz on the sale of its majority stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank, on the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank and on the acquisition of Cominvest from Commerzbank, on the formation of the joint venture Dealis Fund Operations with DekaBank as well as on the formation of the joint venture Xchanging Transaction Bank with Xchanging
  • Barclays Private Equity/Equistone Partners Europe in numerous merger control procedures


  • Zufallsfunde in Kartellverfahren, Betriebs-Berater 2012, 1172
  • Abstimmung über Dritte, Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb 2012, 935
  • Commentary of §§ 10, 16 and 18 WpÜG (German Act on Securities Purchases and Takeovers), in: Baums/Thoma (Eds.), Commentary of the German Act on Securities Purchases and Takeovers, 2004 (with Georg F. Thoma)
  • Widerruf oder Rücktritt von Angebotsankündigungen, NZG 2003, 993
  • Rechtsfragen grenzüberschreitender Unternehmenszusammenschlüsse, 2003
  • Rückerwerb eigener Aktien und WpÜG, in: Festschrift Wiedemann, 2002, 70 (with Prof. Dr. Theodor Baums)


  • University of Bayreuth
  • University of Heidelberg
  • Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main, Dr. iur., 2003


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