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Glade Michel Wirtz

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

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What the team is known for

Dedicated German practice handling both public and private M&A transactions and possessing extensive expertise in corporate compliance, often representing supervisory boards in corporate investigations. Advises companies on corporate structuring, litigation and contractual matters. Transactional expertise encompasses joint ventures, takeover offers and acquisitions and divestitures via share deals. Particularly popular with domestic and international clients from the automotive and financial services sectors.

Strengths

A client states: "The firm is very forthcoming and innovative. It is really strong in M&A and corporate with good potential not only for domestic mandates but also for cross-border work."

Another client highlights the firm's team, stating: "I can confirm that Glade Michel Wirtz is excellent. They are really best in class lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented FHC in the sale of a 7.3% stake and granting a call option for a 15.2% stake of the voting capital in METRO to an acquisition vehicle of Daniel Křetínský.

Notable practitioners

Achim Glade is uniformly acknowledged for his expertise in corporate advisory matters as well as transactions.

Andreas Merkner advises on a range of corporate governance matters related to both sales and investigations.

Marco Sustmann is at his most visible advising on corporate issues including those related to transactions as well as corporate governance matters.

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Overview

Düsseldorf based GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ was established in June 2007 as an independent law firm focusing exclusively on corporate and competition work, including litigation an compliance. The lawyers of GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ work on complex national and international matters. By its close cooperation with a well-established network of selected peer leading law firms for more than a decade in other areas of law and foreign jurisdictions, GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ provides a one stop basis nationally and internationally and ensures that clients receive premium full service legal advice for all their needs.

The focus of our firm's consulting services in the CORPORATE practice:

  • General company law – law on partnerships and corporations, law on groups of companies
  • Capital markets law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public takeovers
  • Restructuring
  • Litigation
  • Compliance

Members
Clients

Apothekerverband Nordrhein e.V.

Daimler AG

Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Fonds Holding GmbH

Einkaufsbüro Deutscher Eisenhändler GmbH

Etris Bank GmbH

Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft

Knorr-Bremse AG

QIAGEN N.V.

RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG

United Internet AG

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Industries

DAX-30 corporations

German Mittelstand

Industry Associations

MDAX corporations

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market Department

Glade Michel Wirtz

firm
Department location

Kasernenstraße 69

Düsseldorf

North Rhine-Westphalia

Germany

D - 40213

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Germany

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Achim Glade
Band 2
Andreas Merkner
Band 5
Marco Sustmann
Band 5