• M&A Tax and Legal Services

M&A and Legal Legal Services

Specialists, mostly with dual qualifications as lawyers and tax consultants, work in our department. They know how to set up national and international tax optimized structures for all types of enterprises and groups of companies. They know how to manage M&A processes so that tax risks are minimized and opportunities are recognized and utilized.

We render advice to

  • All types of enterprises and corporate groups
  • Family-owned businesses
  • Professional investors/private equity investors
  • Stock corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, trusts, cooperatives
  • Public enterprises


  • Restructuring / transformation of companies
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Inbound / outbound investments
  • National and international transactions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Preparation of business succession planning

Our services comprise

  • Corporate- and tax structuring advice
  • Mergers/demergers/change of legal form
  • Transfer of / contribution of shares and/or individual assets
  • Tax-optimized drafting of articles of association as well as of partnership agreements
  • Tax due diligence (for seller or purchaser)
  • Advice on share deals, asset deals, joint ventures
  • Advice regarding real estate transfer tax (RETT)
  • Advice for reducing group consolidated tax rates
  • Application for transaction related binding rulings with tax authorities

By the way:
We have strong national and international networks. On a regular basis we work together with our colleagues in the regional offices, with our colleagues from other specialized tax departments as well as other business units. And we personally know many of our international colleagues.