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Andreas Köhler

Partner
Co-Head of CEE German Practice

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Hungary
Languages Hungarian, German, English

Andreas Köhler is German and Hungarian qualified partner and Co-Head of CEE German Practice for Central and Eastern Europe.

Andreas brings over 15 years of experience from the CEE region and has led on major cross-border transactions and investments as well as on high-profile dispute resolution, commercial and employment matters on behalf of international, in particular, German, Austrian and Swiss clients.

He amassed considerable experience working with clients from the automotive, consumer products, real estate, manufacturing and technology, media and communications sectors.

Andreas is based in Budapest and works in close cooperation with CMS’ regional offices in Bratislava, Bucharest, Kyiv, Prague, Sofia, Warsaw and beyond.

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Relevant experience

  • A major investment company and the CEO of the target company on the acquisition of a DIY-chain as well as a real estate portfolio consisting of 13 warehouses.
  • A leading US financial services provider on the sale of its Hungarian interest in form of a management buyout.
  • A leading German based advertising company on the restructuring of its Hungarian operations.
  • An Austria based global bank on the restructuring of its Hungarian activities.
  • A global German based construction company and its Hungarian subsidiary in various complex lawsuits and insolvency matters in connection with a highway construction.
  • A German retailer on a full scope of labour law matters regarding their Hungarian operation.
  • A leading investment bank on the lease of 10,000 sqm plus office space in Hungary.
  • Two major communications company on the competition aspects of their planned cooperation.
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Education

  • 1998 - The Universities of Heidelberg, Lausanne, and Constance, JD
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Memberships

  • 2004 - Member, Bar Association, Budapest
  • 2000 - Member, Bar Association, Munich
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