Venture capital transactions are a key strength of CMS Germany. Clients and the prestigious JUVE Handbook rank us among the top venture capital practices in Germany.
Tier 1 and 2 – JUVE Handbook, 2014/2015
By developing innovative solutions, we have become widely recognised as a pioneering player and standard setter. In addition to our focus on transactions, we have broad-based, in-depth expertise in all relevant legal areas.
Our clients (investors and technology-oriented start-ups) benefit from our expertise in dynamic sectors such as biotech, cleantech, IT, medtech, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, software and eCommerce.
As a member of the international CMS organisation, we provide you with direct access to resources that span more than 71 offices in over 40 countries. Strong partner involvement in the advisory teams guarantees efficient and high-quality advice – at both national and cross-border level.
We advise our clients throughout the acquisition and ownership phases – from the initial investment through further rounds of financing and restructuring of the venture capital-financed companies, right up to exit.
Merger, share exchange
IPO Agreements with M&A advisers
"Leading private equity and venture capital practice which handles a high volume of transactions across the mid-cap and large-cap markets. Highly recommended for cross-border work."
(Chambers Europe 2014)
"A leading law firm for PE and VC. Its practice is considered to be the broadest in the market – and continues to grow."
(Chambers Europe, 2013)