Corporate and M&A

              Corporate Law and M&A are part of our core business at DWF Germany – we support companies, shareholders and managers in all matters regarding corporate law and represent their interests inside and outside the courthouse. We act on the buy- and sell-side of transactions, supporting the client in all phases of the project and aspects. This includes tax, labor and regulatory advice through experts in the respective fields.

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              Our experienced team of specialized attorneys cover all relevant areas of corporate law and support in every aspect stretching from company foundation, drafting corporate agreements over the enforcement of shareholder and manager rights, to carrying out complex transactions, restructurings, distressed M&A’s, as well as post-merger integration. 

              What we do
              Our offering covers the entire spectrum of legal aspects associated with your business in Germany, from corporate law to other relevant and related areas such as employment, real estate, and tax law as well as competition, antitrust, commercial and distribution law, and IT/IP law in a comprehensive all-in-one package. 

              "Their deep understanding of law, government and international business has helped us tremendously in navigating through many complex legal and structural matters that we have faced in Germany. They have a unique ability to combine legal strategy with practical business solutions. We view them as key advisors to our German operation and enjoy the very efficient and pleasant relationship."
              Jürgen Homann, Trustee of the Trust holding the shares in Hytorc Group

              "DWF’s experience and expertise is outstanding and has strengthened a long-term partnership between Strasser Capital and DWF. DWF advised us and our subsidiaries in our most challenging transactions, all of which have been successfully closed. Strasser Capital has engaged several teams of DWF headed by Oliver Bolthausen, Dr. Mathias Reif and Andreas Panzer. The result of their legal advisory and strong negotiation was exclusively successful and to our company’s benefit."
              Ulrich Bogner, Director Corporate Finance and Investments STRASSERCapital GmbH

              "Mathias Reif is a true professional that has the outstanding ability to close a deal. He’s a real ‘deal maker’. With two deals we’ve made together, Mathias Reif has shown the ability to bridge the gaps between both sides. Dealing with international M&A deals, Mathias would do the best job in closing all possible loops and deliver 100% quality legal handling."
              Yariv Levski, CEO AppReal LLC

              Andreas Panzer

              • Partner // Head of Tax (Germany)

              Irene Schmid, LL.M. (Cambridge)

              • Partner // Civil Law Notary

              Michael Falter

              • Partner // Managing Partner (Germany)

              Dr. Mathias Reif

              • Partner // Executive Partner (Cologne) // Head of Corporate & M&A (Germany) // Global Head of DWF Israel Desk

              Dr. Benjamin Kroymann, E.M.L.E. (Madrid)

              • Partner // Head of China Desk (Germany)

              Dr. Daisy Walzel

              • Partner // Head of Competition (Germany)