Private Equity and Venture Capital

As part of our core area of expertise in corporate law and M&A transactions we offer specialized advice tailored to the needs of venture capital and private equity investors as well as founders and management. We offer advice with regard to the entire range of venture capital and private equity transactions. In this context we counsel on the best transaction structure, carry out due diligence examinations and draft and negotiate appropriate contractual documents.

Following the closing of the transaction, we continue to assist the portfolio companies with all legal matters.

  • corporate structuring, including incorporation and financing
  • legal due diligence
  • drafting and negotiating of venture capital participation and finance agreements in all phases of the company development
  • advising on private equity transactions
    • strategic sales (share/asset deal), including leveraged/management buy outs
    • consortium agreements /co-investments
    • capital increases/liquidations
  • general corporate and restructuring advice for portfolio companies
  • employee and management participation programs, including management service agreements
  • antitrust advice