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Lawyers for mergers & acquisitions

Private, public or distressed M&A: our Corporate/M&A practice has more than 250 lawyers specialising in mergers & acquisitions, making it one of the largest in Germany. 

Our mergers & acquisitions lawyers regularly outperform all other law firms by advising on the largest number of M&A transactions with German involvement, making them front-runners in the German M&A market. As part of the CMS organisation we are also ranked in the top tier of European M&A law firms and head the relevant league tables.

Our firm’s M&A lawyers work with experts from a range of other areas both within CMS Germany and internationally to deliver tailor-made advice from a single source.

Please see below for a list with the contact details of our lawyers specialising in corporate/M&A. They will be happy to help with any queries.

Click here for more information on our Corporate/M&A practice.

 
Dr. Martin Vorsmann
Dr. Martin Vorsmann
Man­aging Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Berlin
Martin Vorsmann took over as managing partner of CMS Germany in 2022. As one of Germany’s leading commercial law firms, CMS today has more than 600 lawyers and offices in eight major German commercial...
Carolin Armbruster
Dr. Carolin Armbruster
Part­ner
Rechtsanwältin
Germany, Stuttgart
Carolin Armbruster advises on national and international M&A transactions and projects. She has a focus on the energy sector, both with respect to conventional and renewable energy sources. Her corporate...
Peter Baisch
Dr. Peter Baisch
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Peter Baisch specialises in private equity and M&A transactions. He advises private equity firms and family offices that invest in medium-sized companies and real estate portfolios. His M&A work concentrates...
Antje Becker-Boley
Dr. Antje Becker-Boley
Part­ner
Rechtsanwältin | Head of Corporate / M&A, CMS Germany
Germany, Stuttgart
Antje Becker-Boley’s advisory practice focuses on M&A, investments and restructurings. She has special energy sector expertise and long-standing experience working with energy suppliers, manufacturers...
Sebastian Becker
Dr. Sebastian Becker, LL.M. (London)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Duesseldorf
Sebastian Becker has more than 15 years‘ experience advising sellers as well as buyers on German and international M&A transactions, also specialising in advising private equity and hedge funds. Furthermore...
Martin Bell
Dr. Martin Bell
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Frankfurt
Martin Bell is an extremely experienced transaction lawyer, having advised on a multitude of M&A and private equity transactions as well as on corporate restructurings. German and international companies...
Malte Bruhns
Dr. Malte Bruhns, LL.M. (The University of Edinburgh)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Co-Head of the CMS Corporate/M&A Group
Germany, Cologne
Malte is a corporate lawyer at CMS and serves as the firm’s Global Co-Head for Corporate M&A. For nearly 20 years he has advised strategic and financial investors on numerous complex and high-value...
Joachim Dietrich
Dr. Joachim Dietrich
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Frankfurt
Joachim Dietrich is specialised in company acquisitions and sales as well as private equity and venture capital with particular experience in transactions involving medium-sized companies whom he regularly...
Ralph Drouven
Dr. Ralph Drouven
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Cologne
Ralph's transactional experience ranges from public and private M&A, joint ventures and other business combination agreements to private equity and venture capital and corporate restructurings. He has...
Armin Dürrschmidt
Dr. Armin Dürrschmidt
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Munich
Armin Dürrschmidt advises German and international clients in the context of complex disputes and represents them in court as well as in international arbitration proceedings. Acting as lead counsel...