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SJ Berwin & Co has raided Baker & McKenzie once again to build its private equity team in Germany after hiring Sebastian Gronstedt for its Frankfurt office.Gronstedt is the fourth Bakers partner in Germany to join SJ Berwin’s European private equity practice in the last five months.In November, SJ Berwin hired three partners and five associates from Bakers to set up an office in Munich, the new technology and venture capital centre of Germany.The firm now has five offices on the Continent, including Berlin, Madrid, Paris and Brussels.Having done well out of the private equity boom fuelled by the technology and communications sector, SJ Berwin has invested heavily in its Europe practice in the last two years.In 1999 the firm opened an office in Madrid and this January the firm opened in Paris with the hire of Salans Hertzfeld & Heilbronn private equity partner George Pinkham.

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