Corporate and m&a

Corporate (M&A and company law)

Since 1958 the firm has been providing expert advice on company law throughout Germany. In 1989, this practice area was transformed into the Corporate Department. A particular strength of our practice is the provision of transactional advice in the context of business acquisitions. Our interdisciplinary teams work closely with in‐house counsel, auditors, banks, investment banks and other transactional advisers.

Our areas of expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (transaction advice relating to company acquisitions, MBOs, privatisations)
  • Reorganisation (changes in corporate form)
  • Commercial and corporate law (general corporate law)
  • Special expertise: advising public undertakings and their responsible public‐sector bodies, privatisations and complex restructurings in the public banking system and energy supply sector.


Domestic and international clients of all sizes, listed companies, public law institutions and their responsible public‐sector bodies, as well as private clients (in particular relating to succession issues).