Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial

Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial - Germany

Decades of experience ensures that our German corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and commercial lawyers deliver effective solutions to your problems.

In doing so, our priority is always to help you fulfil your objectives. This applies equally to complex transactions and restructuring measures as it does to general corporate law. As M&A specialists, both in national and cross-border matters, we have strong expertise and an outstanding reputation in corporate, private equity and M&A transactions.

We advise major corporates, mid-sized companies (Mittelstand) and entrepreneurs, private equity investors,  listed entities, financial service providers, family offices and management teams on all aspects of transactional and corporate law. This includes:

  • Acquisitions, disposals and mergers (national and cross-border; listed and private, and out of insolvency)
  • Private equity transactions
  • Restructuring of companies
  • Joint ventures, strategic cooperation, outsourcing
  • Collective and individual labour law advice (transactional and non-transactional)
  • General corporate law
  • Corporate litigation
  • Commercial contracts
  • Compliance and anti-corruption structures.

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The new German Foreign Trade Regulation took effect on 29 December 2018 and marks the preliminary end of a vivid public, political debate in Germany.

05 February 2019

According to minister Altmaier, the German government seeks to obtain more details about who is involved in takeovers of German businesses and the intention of such investors

16 August 2018

On autonomous vehicles, Germany is still playing the leading role.

22 January 2018

We expect the importance of W&I insurance for Chinese outbound M&A to further increase.

11 April 2017

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KWM Europe Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

KWM Europe Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (“KWM Europe”) is a German limited liability company having its seat in Frankfurt am Main. The company is registered in the commercial register of the local court of Frankfurt am Main at no HRB 107543 and admitted to the Frankfurt bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main). Managing directors are Christian Cornett, Rudolf Haas, Rüdiger Knopf and Michael Roos. KWM Europe is a member firm of the King & Wood Mallesons network and the partners and staff of KWM Europe work seamlessly with the rest of the King & Wood Mallesons network.

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