Ashurst Frankfurt opened in November 1997 and strengthens the
firm's position as one of the leading law firms in Europe
focussing on corporate, finance, real estate, energy,
resources and infrastructure. The German
practice comprises around 70 partners, associates, tax
consultants and solicitors. Peter Junghänel is the managing
partner of the offices in Frankfurt and Munich.
The lawyers of the Frankfurt office advise on:
Public and private M&A; private equity, particularly LBOs and
MBOs; equity capital markets, in particular IPOs and rights
offerings, and advising stock exchange listed companies; corporate
governance and compliance; restructuring and special situations.
The German practice also hosts a China Desk to provide the full legal service
required by the growing needs of our clients based in Germany and
Acquisition finance; structured finance, particularly
derivatives; EMTN and CP programmes; bonds; banking
regulatory; CDOs/CBOs/CLOs; funds; real estate
finance; project finance; corporate lending;
Ashurst sponsors the Institute for Law and Finance at Frankfurt's
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University (LL.M. Finance programme and
ILF Spring School).
Property law and WEG; property transactions; open-end and
closed-end funds; commercial landlord and tenant law; sale and
Energy, Resources and Infrastructure
Advising sponsors and lenders on energy, transport and
infrastructure projects (including renewables and PPP projects) in
relation to all relevant areas of the law (energy, environmental,
planning, procurement and state aid, finance including bonds,
project agreements etc.).
Employment, data protection and compliance; industrial property
rights and copyright law (IP); media and film; IT; E-commerce;
competition and antitrust; sports.
Acquisition structures; finance and real estate products; fund