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Martin Kuhn

Dr. Martin Kuhn


CMS Hasche Sigle
Nymphenburger Straße 12
80335 Munich
Languages German, English, Italian

Martin Kuhn specializes in stock corporation law and the group law and advises on cross-border transactions and reorganisations. He has advised on large IPOs in Germany and regularly works for companies on capital increases and restructurings. Martin has published papers on different aspects of corporate law and is one of the authors of the Handbuch der Europäischen Aktienge­sellschaft (a guide to the European Company – Societas Europaea SE). His pragmatic and solution-driven advice is often praised in leading industry publications.

Martin was admitted as a lawyer in 1996 and became a CMS partner in 2001. International stints with Rogers & Wells in New York as well as CMS Cameron McKenna and Nomura Securities in London complement his expertise. Alongside his legal practice, he also sits on the advisory board of listed and unlisted companies.

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"well-versed, solution-oriented"

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2014 (GCLF)

"in step with actual practice, good negotiator"

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016 (GCLF)

"Recommended" for M&A and Corporate Litigation

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016 (GCLF)

Listed for Corporate Law

Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2016 – Handelsblatt in Kooperation mit Best Lawyers

Relevant experience

  • Advising Telefónica on the IPO of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG
  • Advising Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG on the acquisition of E-Plus (transaction volume: EUR 8.1 billion) and subsequent EUR 3.62 billion capital increase to finance the acquisition
  • Advising MIPA AG on its conversion into a Societas Europaea (SE)
  • Advising Afinum on its investment in Engel & Völkers AG
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  • PhD at the University of Munich
  • Law studies in Heidelberg, Munich and Bologna
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  • Handbuch der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft, Herausgeber: Dr. Jürgen Frodermann und Dr. Dirk Jannott; Mitautoren: Laleh Akbarian, Dr. Michael Bauer, Dr. Heino Büsching, Michael C. Frege, Dr. Rainer Kienast, Patrick Klawa, Dr. Hubertus Kolster, Dr. Martin Kuhn, C.F. Müller Verlag 2005
  • Die Reform des Spruchverfahrens - der Entwurf des Spruchverfahrensneuordnungsgesetztes vom 6. November 2002, Der Syndikus 2003, p. 21 ff
  • Bundesgerichtshof öffnet Auslandsgesellschaften die Tür - Vorsicht bei Rückgriff auf fremde Rechtsformen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAZ) 2003
  • Die neue Squeeze-out-Regelung, Der Syndikus 2002
  • Recht und Praxis der Urheberrechtsverwertungsgesellschaften in Italien (Diss.), 1997
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