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Managing Partners: Michael Inhester, Peter Peschke, Amos Veith
Number of partners: 38
Number of lawyers: more than 150

Firm Overview:
POELLATH is an international business and tax law firm with over 150 experts in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. It stands for market-leading, high-end advice on transactions and asset management. The firm offers legal and tax advice from one source. It not only knows the law, but shapes the best practice in the market together with its clients. POELLATH uses its proven expertise and its understanding of economics to develop resilient and innovative solutions for its clients. In doing so, the firm increasingly uses Legal Tech products that it has developed.
POELLATH’s partners are members of supervisory and advisory boards of well-known companies. They are regularly listed in national and international rankings as leading advisors in their fields of expertise.

Main Areas of Practice:
M&A / Private Equity:
Over the last 30 years POELLATH professionals have advised on a great number of major domestic and international transactions. A team of specialists provides comprehensive advice in all areas related to M&A, private equity/venture capital and real estate. Domestic and international surveys confirm POELLATH’s market-leading transactional practice in Germany, including advice on management investments, restructuring, financing and competition law.
Key Clients: EQT Partners, Equistone Partners Europe, Castic Capital, Deutsche Sparkassen Leasing AG, EMERAM Capital, Elvaston Capital, Oaktree Capital.
Contact: Jens Hörmann
Tel: +49 89 24240 278
Email: [email protected]

Venture Capital:
POELLATH is a market leader in venture capital advice in Germany and advises on all areas related to venture capital financing and transactions, from the seed phase up through a successful exit. POELLATH represents venture capital firms and funds, institutional investors, business angels, emerging growth companies and strategic corporate investors. In particular, the firm’s experience includes financing rounds, exit transactions, tax planning and strategy. Key Clients: JP Morgan, Heidelberg Capital, Solarisbank AG, TEV Ventures, DN Capital, Lakestar Ventures, ABN Amro Ventures, yabeo Ventures.
Contact: Michael Inhester, Christian Tönies
Tel: +49 89 24 240 373
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate:
POELLATH advises on corporate law, and group company law, capital market rules, corporate litigation, reorganisations and compliance. POELLATH advises publicly listed and private companies on preparing and conducting their general and shareholder meetings on all matters, e.g. mergers, spin-offs and hive-downs, conversions of legal form, e.g. into a European stock corporation (SE); and on all corporate advisory matters related to management and supervising bodies (corporate governance). A further core area is advice on public takeovers with subsequent corporate integration (taking private).
Key Clients: Deutsche Telekom AG, shareholders of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, PUMA SE, Wacker Neuson SE, Eckert & Ziegler Medizintechnik, Nemetschek SE, CEWE COLOR, Fiege Group, KME Group, Groz-Beckert.
Contact: Eva Nase
Tel: +49 89 24240 280
Email: [email protected]

Private Funds:
POELLATH has a market leading private funds practice in Germany. As part of one of the largest and most sophisticated fund formation practices in continental Europe, our professionals represent and counsel sponsors and investors of private funds worldwide. POELLATH advises on primary and secondary funds pursuing all major alternative investment strategies in a variety of markets, mainly private equity (buy-out, venture capital), debt, real estate and infrastructure. POELLATH provides full service on all complex legal, tax, contract, corporate and regulatory issues. POELLATH advises the general partners, sponsors and managers as well as investors.
Key Clients: Talanx AG, caplantic GmbH, Cavalry Ventures, Earlybird, European Investment Fund (EIF), Allianz Global Investor, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, Palladio, ECE Real Estate Partners, SWANCap, DPE Deutsche Private Equity, capiton, AUCTUS Capital Partners, Ares Management, LGT, EIB.
Contact: Andreas Rodin
Tel: +49 69 247047 17
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Real estate transactions are a key sector of POELLATH. The firm mainly advises institutional investors on major investments. POELLATH’s services comprise all phases of the sale, acquisition and financing of real estate, including portfolio transactions for commercial and/or residential real estate and project developments. The firm’s in-depth experience from high-profile transactions guarantees state-of-the-art and interdisciplinary advice on corporate and finance as well as all relevant tax matters.
Key Clients: Hines, ZBI, LBBW, Credit Suisse, Quantum, CA Immo, Deutsche Wohnen
Contact: Stefan Lebek
Tel: +49 30 25353 440
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
In all commercial activities, the development of beneficial tax strategies and solutions is one of the key factors that determine the success of an investment. POELLATH professionals specialise in the tax implications in the firm’s primary areas of expertise, transactions and asset management and private equity, or are experts conversant with all tax aspects of their own specialties.
Key Clients: Apax Partners, MAXBURG Capital, Waterland, TLG, EMERAM Capital, Union Investment, EQT Partners, Bain Capital, Deutsche Private Equity.
Contact: Michael Best
Tel: +49 89 24240 470
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution/Litigation/Arbitration:
POELLATH offers state-of-the-art expertise in all fields of dispute resolution. POELLATH advises on specific kinds of corporate litigation, such as shareholder actions and invalidity lawsuits against resolutions of general meetings, appraisal proceedings, as well as claims for damages against members of corporate bodies. POELLATH further focus on complex, high-end disputes in all areas of M&A. POELLATH also represents clients in international and German arbitration proceedings.
Contact: Eva Nase
Tel: +49 89 24240 280
Email: [email protected]

Private Clients:
POELLATH specialises in providing holistic advice to high-net-worth individuals, especially family entrepreneurs and their mostly complex international asset structures. The firm’s clients can expect advice that comprehensively considers not only all legal aspects but - as experience shows - also all personal aspects that family life itself, and the life of an entrepreneurial family in particular, entails. The private clients team therefore brings together specialists from the fields of corporate law, inheritance and family law and, above all, tax law in order to quickly and efficiently grasp all the individual needs of the clients and to be able to provide them with highly qualified advice.
Contact: Christoph Philipp
Tel: +49 89 24240 222
Email: [email protected]

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2021

Contributions

Total 5 contributions

Law and Practice

Alternative Funds 2021 in Germany

Authors: Tarek Mardini, Sebastian Käpplinger, Matondo Cobe

Trends and Developments

Corporate Governance 2021 in Germany

Authors: Eva Nase, Moritz Lehnert

Law and Practice

Corporate Governance 2021 in Germany

Authors: Eva Nase, Moritz Lehnert

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Germany

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Band 1
Investment Funds
Band 2
Private Equity
Band 2
Private Equity: Venture Capital
Band 1
Real Estate
Band 3

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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Matthias Bruse
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Reinhard Pöllath
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Andreas Rodin
Band 3

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Andrea von Drygalski
Band 5
Benedikt Hohaus
Band 2

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Reinhard PöllathCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market
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Matthias BruseCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Christian TöniesPrivate Equity: Venture Capital
Band 2
Amos VeithInvestment Funds
Benedikt HohausPrivate Equity
Michael InhesterPrivate Equity: Venture Capital
Matthias DurstReal Estate
Stefan LebekReal Estate
Michael BestTax: Consultants
Band 3
Andreas RodinInvestment Funds
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Andrea von DrygalskiPrivate Equity
Matthias BrusePrivate Equity

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Germany

Berlin
Frankfurt am Main

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Hofstatt 1

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

80331

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