客户称其是“大型交易的首选律师。”
《德国商业律师事务所手册》(JUVE Handbook)(2012年/2013年)

概述

Klaus Riehmer是Mayer Brown法兰克福办事处的合伙人,同时也是本行德国公司法/并购业务组主管。他擅于就德国国内及跨境并购交易提供法律意见,包括上市公司并购、非上市公司并购以及公司项目。他还精通公司法及公司债务重组事宜。他拥有20余年执业经验,参与了众多重大并购项目,涉及各行各业,尤以金融服务、汽车、化工、制药、通信及IT行业见长。

Klaus被多家法律权威名录评选为领先的德国公司法及并购律师,包括JUVE、《钱伯斯环球》、《钱伯斯欧洲》及《国际金融法律评论1000强》。

此外,他还是多家主流法律期刊的撰稿人,尤以德国收购法及公司法见长。他编著出版了《担任德国公司董事》( Being a BoardMember in Germany ),为英语人士担任德国公司董事提供了指南。

Klaus于2015年加入Mayer Brown,此前在法兰克福另一家著名国际律师行担任合伙人。

语言能力

  • 德语
  • 英语
  • 西班牙语

执业经验

  • 向在金融危机期间被国有化的Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG就通过首次公开募股实现私有化提供法律意见。
  • 就欧洲最大的建材公司之一的合并交易及业务单元出售提供法律意见。
  • 向一家总部设在美国的国际公司就德国及中欧的多起交易提供法律意见。
  • 向一家德国化学品公司就收购一项重大业务单元提供法律意见。
  • 向多个投资者就一家上市的德国塑料公司的董事会重组争议提供法律意见。
  • 向一家德国国有银行就收购WestLB旗下一个重大业务单元提供法律意见。
  • 向一家法国大型公司就收购一家从事通信及电子商务解决方案的德国集团提供法律意见。
  • 向一家德国大型运输公司就收购波兰最大的私营铁路公司提供法律意见。
  • 就HypoVerereinsbank 与裕信银行(Unicredit)的合并提供法律意见,该案是欧洲最大的银行跨境合并案之一。
  • 就沃达丰收购德国公司Mannesmann提供法律意见,这是迄今为止全球规模最大的并购交易。

教育背景

LLM, University of Texas

Second State Law Examination (bar exam), Hamburg

Research fellow and assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg

Doctor’s degree (PhD in law, corporate law), University of Kiel

Legal Clerkship (Referendariat), Hamburg

First State Law Examination, Munich

Law studies at the universities of Freiburg and Munich

执业资格

  • 德国法兰克福

会员资格

  • International Bar Association
  • German-Spanish Lawyers Association
  • "Senior Statesperson" for Corporate/M&A in Germany – Chambers Europe 2022
  • "Ranked Lawyer" for Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market in Germany – Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2021
  • "Notable practitioner" for Corporate/M&A – Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2021
  • "Highly regarded" for M&A and for Restructuring and insolvency - IFLR 1000 2022
  • "Highly regarded" for M&A and for Restructuring and insolvency - IFLR 1000 2021
  • Recognized by The Best LawyersTM in Germany  2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 for Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • "Notable practitioner" for Corporate/M&A – Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2020
  • Ranked in Band 1 for Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market in Germany – Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2020
  • "Klaus Riehmer benefits from impressive experience in international M&A deals, including joint ventures. He handles both public and private M&A." – Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2020
  • "Highly regarded" in the area of M&A as well as Restructuring – IFLR 1000 2020
  • "Frequently recommended lawyer" in the areas of Corporate Law and M&A – JUVE Handbook 2019/2020
  • Recommended for Corporate Law and M&A - medium-sized deal – Legal 500 Germany 2019
  • Named as one of the "leading names" in Corporate Law and M&A – medium-sized deals – Legal 500 Germany 2019
  • Clients enthuse that department head Klaus Riehmer is "tough, knowledgeable and commands a strong amount of authority in negotiations based on his large scope of experience." – Chambers Europe 2019
  • Highly regarded for M&A and Restructuring & insolvency – IFLR 1000 2019
  • "often recommended lawyer" in the area of corporate and M&A – JUVE Handbook 2018/2019
  • Klaus Riehmer is acclaimed as a leading mid-market M&A lawyer who is also known for his strength in corporate restructuring and corporate advisory work. – Chambers Global 2018 and Chambers Europe 2018
  • "Recommended lawyer" in the areas of Corporate and M&A – Legal 500 Germany 2018
  • "Frequently recommended lawyer" in the areas of Corporate and M&A – JUVE Handbook 2017/2018
  • "extremely fast response times" (client) – JUVE Handbook 2017/2018
  •  Klaus Riehmer stands out as one of the most active lawyers in mid-market M&A. – Chambers Global 2017 and Chambers Europe 2017
  • "He is very knowledgeable, user-friendly and experienced. He is good at advising clients on cross-border situations." (client) – Chambers Global 2017 and Chambers Europe 2017
  • "one of the best Public M&A lawyers in the market" (competitor) – JUVE Handbook 2016/2017
  • "He's extremely flexible, pragmatic and quickly provides excellent advice." (clients) – Chambers Global 2016 and Chambers Europe 2016
  • "tremendous expertise on public takeovers" – JUVE Handbook 2015/2016
  • "extremely renowned M&A lawyer" – JUVE Handbook 2015/2016
  • "Exceptional transaction lawyer, also knows the specifics of the finance industry." (client) – JUVE Handbook 2014/2015
  • "He is very familiar with M&A transactional work and manages projects well." – Chambers Global 2015 and Chambers Europe 2015
  • "He has a strong understanding of complex structures." – Chambers Global 2014 and Chambers Europe 2014
  • "First choice for large deals." (client) – JUVE Handbook 2012/2013
  • "Constant, reliable best quality." (client) – JUVE Handbook 2012/2013
  • "He knows the banks very well and provides more than just legal advice – he gives full market intelligence." (client) – Chambers Global 2013 and Chambers Europe 2013
  • "He´s excellent at negotiating with the sellers, and knows these transactions and how they work inside out." (client) – Chambers Global 2013 and Chambers Europe 2013
  • "He is not only one of the best lawyers in Germany, he´s one of the best lawyers in Europe!" (client) – Chambers Global 2012 und Chambers Europe 2012
  • "He is valued in all our departments." (client) – JUVE Handbook 2010/2011
  • "Sources characterize Klaus Riehmer as a pragmatic and well-mannered lawyer." – Chambers Global 2011 and Chambers Europe 2011
  • "Energetic, forceful, and endlessly experienced, Klaus Riehmer focuses his practice on private and public M&A transactions." – Chambers Global 2009 and Chambers Europe 2009