Private Equity / Venture Capital
The members of our Practice Group "Private Equity" are among the leading transactional lawyers and advise national and international financial investors (private equity and venture capital funds, family offices, investment clubs and business angels) in all phases and all forms of investments in companies, focusing on the "mid-cap" segment.
For our clients, we structure and negotiate all forms of private equity investment: LBO/MBO transactions, minority investments, mezzanine financing and growth financing (including business angel and venture capital investments). Even transactions in connection with restructuring cases are included.
Our advice covers in particular the areas of Corporate Law/M&A, taxes and financing. We cover all the common legal issues of a private equity transaction and can rely on our lawyers' special subjects expertise. Our full-service approach provides us with special expertise in all industries and fields of law.
We provide all legal services surrounding corporate acquisition: Legal and tax structuring, legal and tax due diligence, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, assistance in signing and closing and merger control.
In addition, we draft and negotiate the documentation in connection with acquisition financing.
We also advise on all forms of management and employee participation.
After closing of the transaction, we will be pleased to advise on restructuring and add-on acquisitions as well as on "corporate housekeeping."
Finally, we also provide comprehensive advisory services during and in preparation of corporate divestment (exit), whether through a sale (trade sale) or an IPO.