Our Corporate team is an integrated part of the global DLA Piper network and has market-leading experience in advising on M&A and corporate law matters, which are frequently cross-border.

Our worldwide coverage, with offices in more than 40 countries, enables us to efficiently support transactions and projects from Germany, across the world with well-coordinated teams. If necessary, we involve lawyers from all areas relevant to commercial law (e.g. employment, tax, antitrust, financing, intellectual property and real estate). Mergermarket confirms our leading role in global competition: for more than twelve years, we have been at the top of the list in terms of deal volume.

In addition to traditional M&A, we advise clients on corporate law issues on an ongoing basis. Our advice covers all issues relating to stock corporation and group law, including corporate governance issues, as well as capital markets law. We also advise on fund investments and the structuring of new funds as well as on international reorganizations and restructurings.

Our clients include global corporations, medium-sized companies, up-and-coming enterprises, financial investors, banks and public institutions. We have broad experience within sectors including: industrials (including automotive, chemicals and aerospace), technology, consumer goods, insurance, life sciences and finance, which enables us to support our clients with targeted industry knowledge in all regulatory and economic challenges. They benefit from a highly regarded team that is regularly listed in the relevant handbooks as leading or frequently recommended.

Our key areas of advice:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate law
  • Stock corporation and capital markets law
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Investment funds and fund structuring
  • International corporate reorganizations