Who’s Who Legal Germany 2021

In its 2021 edition in Germany, Who`s Who Legal recommended 19 lawyers from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek as leading experts in various areas of business law. «Top Commercial Law Firm 2022» Conciliation / Mediation « Top Commercial Law Firm 2021 » Conciliation / Mediation « Top Commercial Law Firm 2020 » Conciliation / Mediation « Top Commercial Law Firm 2019 » Conciliation / Mediation « Top Commercial Law Firm 2018 » We represent a number of portfolio companies and management teams in relation to their day-to-day operational legal needs, providing general corporate advice, compliance, litigation, tax, employment and financial. Our lawyers work closely with management at every stage of the private company lifecycle. The Frankfurt team is also focused on increasing the value of the portfolio. The international reference book Who`s Who Legal has identified leading legal experts since 1996. Selection and inclusion in the respective manuals are based on surveys of department heads and lawyers of commercial law firms. «Top Commercial Law Firm 2021» Conciliation / Mediation «Top Commercial Law Firm 2020» Conciliation / Mediation «Germany`s Best Lawyers 2022» Arbitration / Dispute Resolution / Mediation «Germany`s Best Lawyers 2021» Arbitration / Dispute Resolution / Mediation «Germany`s Best Lawyers 2020» Arbitration / Dispute Resolution / Mediation «Germany`s Best Lawyers 2019» Arbitration / Dispute Resolution / Mediation «Germany`s Best Lawyers 2018» Arbitration / Settlement disputes / Mediation United States | Press release — People | 29. October 2021 Our Frankfurt Corporate Commercial team advises multinational and national clients on critical commercial and legal issues related to distribution systems, outsourcing projects (corporate or contractual), joint ventures, spin-offs and separations as well as post-transaction integration. We work closely with our clients to develop tailor-made legal solutions to achieve their economic and strategic objectives. Willkie`s Frankfurt office, described as «one of Europe`s most powerful companies» with «exceptional business flow,» was named «Law Firm of the Year» 2015 for mergers and acquisitions by leading German legal publisher Juve. Our work team provides first-class legal representation before labour courts, superior labour tribunals and the Federal Labour Court. In recent years, we have had several transactions worth more than $1 billion.

€ as well as a significant number of mid-cap operations. M&A transactions in which we are typically involved require a high degree of strategic planning in relation to the entire transaction process as well as coordination between the parties involved and advisors. We strive to meet the complex legal and business requirements of such transactions by understanding and considering the often conflicting interests of clients, employees, investors, lenders and other business stakeholders. We have been able to meet the growing demand for the highest quality legal services in critical cross-border restructurings and insolvency issues caused by the recent financial crisis. Our practice in this area has grown considerably and is increasingly recognized internationally as a leader in this field. Given the current developments in the European and US markets, the importance of experience in cross-border restructuring and insolvency continues to grow. T +49 221 716 13 000 F +49 221 716 13 009 [email protected] Email: [email protected]: www.bhk.legal/Datenschutz Integrated Tax and Legal Advice: Willkie understands that complex legal and tax issues are often inextricably linked and offers fully integrated tax and legal services. Clients know that our work product takes into account not only legal issues in their transactions, but also all tax implications.

In addition, we believe that to be economically viable, a solution must be implemented not only fiscally efficiently, but also professionally. Therefore, our integrated tax and legal teams are always available to assist our clients in the effective implementation of the tax/legal solutions we develop. We understand the nuances of private equity as an industry group and understand the very specific needs and requirements of the various parties involved in private equity transactions, including financial sponsors, vendors and management teams, as well as co-investors and financiers. Willkie`s European and U.S. private equity lawyers have extensive experience representing sponsors, financial advisors and portfolio companies in a variety of domestic and international transactions. Not only do we solve their legal problems, but we also offer our clients innovative support in achieving their business goals. Our lead private equity partners work closely with our lawyers in the areas of finance (borrowers), tax and transaction structuring, capital markets, merger control, restructuring, corporate commercial and ERISA to provide integrated legal services to our clients. Our practice groups in Frankfurt, which cover the core tax and corporate law disciplines, are led by partners who are recognized market leaders in their respective fields. Our teams work together effectively to provide our clients with a comprehensive and seamlessly integrated work product that reflects the highest quality of legal and tax advice. Our clients rely on our expertise and creativity to structure and execute their most complex transactions and solve their most challenging legal problems.