Venture Capital / M&A

Our specialized and experienced team of M&A lawyers places great value on quality and providing extensive support for complicated and urgent transaction projects. We advise financial investors and target companies from the startup phase to their IPO. Depending on the complexity of the corporate transaction, we will assemble a team composed of our colleagues from other legal areas and tailored to the individual needs of our clients.

Venture Capital / M&A

Over the past years, the practice has written its own start-up success story from its Munich base and has become a major player in the German VC-market.

JUVE handbook 2018|2019

Studie: Der Staat als Venture Capital Investor (available only in german)

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Our Services

Ongoing Corporate Law Consultation

  • Company founding and consultation on legal form selection
  • Articles of association
  • Appointing and dismissing managers and board members
  • Manager service contracts, board member service contracts
  • Shareholder meetings, general meetings, supervisory and advisory board meetings
  • Capital measures, shareholder changes and resignations
  • Knowhow protection
  • Management and employee share ownership programs
  • Corporate governance

Consultation on Transactions

  • Planning and concept preparation prior to transactions
  • Legal due diligence
  • Clarification of antitrust law matters
  • Investment and equity sharing agreements, shareholder agreements
  • Asset and share deals (trade sales)
  • Conversions
  • MBI, MBO
  • Corporate succession
  • Restructuring
  • Consultation on representation for guarantee violations and purchase price adjustments
  • Post-merger integration
  • Exits

Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds

  • Fund structuring
  • Sales prospectus
  • Legal portfolio management


Dr. Bernhard Noreisch LL.M.
Lawyer, Partner View Profile