Stephan advises German and international companies and financial investors in M&A transactions, private equity / venture capital investments, joint ventures, as well as general corporate law. His clients include, in particular, domestic and international companies in the media, technology, automotive, energy and investment goods sectors, as well as funds and family offices.
Stephan has a particular focus on advising in the field of tech start-ups (both founder teams and investors) from the pre-seed phase through their life cycle until the exit.
As a M&A lawyer, Stephan is used to manage specialist teams and to align the interest of different stakeholders.
Awards & Recognitions
Chambers Europe 2022
Recommended lawyer in the category "Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market"
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's best lawyers 2018–2022
Recommended lawyer in the category "Corporate Law"
Recommended lawyer in the category "Mergers and acquisitions"
JUVE Handbook: Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021-2022/2023
Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “M&A”
Competitor about him: "very knowledgeable and competent" (2022/2023)
WirtschaftsWoche 2020, Germany
Renowned lawyer for M&A