Carsten Flaßhoff, LLM (Tulane)

Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services M&A, Corporate & Securities

"Frequently recommended lawyer" in the area of M&A
JUVE Handbook


Clients turn to Carsten Flaßhoff for counsel on corporate acquisitions, mergers, private equity transactions and joint venture projects in Germany and abroad. He also advises on other areas of corporate law as well as restructurings.

National and international companies, private equity investors and financial institutions seek representation from Carsten in matters in various sectors, including engineering, automotive supplier, chemical, steel, aluminum and finance.

Clients he has served include Avedon Capital Partners and INDUS.



  • Entrepreneurial Equity Partners and portfolio company Thrive Foods on acquisition of Groneweg Group
  • INDUS on sale of SCHÄFER Group to Callista Portfolio Holding.
  • Norsk Hydro on the acquisition of Hueck group and its building systems and extrusions business.
  • Avedon on the acquisition of a shareholding in FormMed HealthCare AG.
  • Dow on its investment in the LNG Terminal company Hanseatic Energy Hub.
  • DIC on the acquisition of three office properties from TPG Real Estate's “Technology Park portfolio" in Cologne.
  • INDUS Holding AG on the sale of WIESAUPLAST Group.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) on the purchase of a 30% interest in HERE Technologies, a provider of mapping and location data, navigation software and related services.
  • Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG on the acquisition of Bankhaus Lampe KG from the Oetker Group.
  • BENTELER on the sale of its Distribution division.


  • ’Competent, accurate and fair’" – JUVE Handbook
  • "Often recommended" for M&A – JUVE Handbook
  • "Recommended lawyer" in the areas of Corporate and M&A – Legal 500 Germany
  • "’Very pragmatic, excellent cooperation’" – JUVE Handbook


  • Second State Law Examination (bar exam), Munich
  • Legal Clerkship (Referendariat), Landshut, Munich and Leipzig
  • First State Law Examination, Munich
  • Universities of Trier and Munich

Inscription au Barreau

  • Düsseldorf, Germany


  • Anglais
  • Allemand

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • Member of the board of the Germany-American Lawyers' Association (DAJV)