Ashurst Frankfurt opened in November 1997 and strengthens the
firm's position as one of the leading law firms in Europe
focussing on corporate and international finance. 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 advice,
CDOs/CBOs/CLOs, funds, real estate finance, project finance,
corporate lending and restructuring.
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-ended and
closed-ended funds, commercial landlord and tenant law, sale and
Energy, Transport, Infrastructure (ETI)
Energy law including regulatory, energy and renewables M&A, PPP
projects including German motorway constructions/extentions (advice
in all relevant areas of the law, inter alia construction,
operation & maintenance, real estate, environmental,
procurement and state aid), regional rail franchise tenders and
rolling stock procurement processes.
Employment law, intellectual property and copyright (IP), media and
film law, IT law, competition and antitrust law,
sport media entertainment.
Acquisition structures, financial and real estate products,
investment fund concepts.