We are one of the leading law firms in Eastern Germany specialising in M&A, private equity and venture capital. Our clients include prominent institutional and private investors, fund companies, and companies based in Germany and abroad.
Our M&A, Private Equity/Venture Capital practice group provides legal advice on transactions, particularly the following:
- interdisciplinary legal, tax and/or IP due diligence and vendor due diligence
- company acquisitions and sales, mergers and transformations, including transaction-specific contract drafting and tax advice
- management buy-outs and buy-ins, leveraged buy-outs
- financing agreements and exit strategies
- structuring of funds, advising on alternative financing options
- equity crowdfunding, financial technology
- tax law issues affecting transactions
- company valuations, special audits
- joint ventures
- preparing offering circulars (IPOs, bonds, convertible bonds, other debt securities)
- employee profit-sharing (option plans, phantom stock)
- corporate reorganisation/restructuring.