Corporate / M&A
Corporate success is based on translating ideas into reality, secure in the knowledge that they can be implemented lawfully. The highly experienced CMS Germany team is committed to providing precisely this kind of expert, proactive advice on all aspects of corporate law. Corporate law is one of our core activities – our team of more than 250 lawyers at eight German locations is among the largest in the country. In-depth knowledge, extensive experience and industry expertise are all integral to our service.
Our clients include companies of every size and sector in Germany and beyond, ranging from SMEs to DAX-listed corporations, public limited companies, family-owned businesses and foundations.
Our practice comprises the following main areas:
- Stock Corporation Law and Corporate Governance – this includes advising and representing listed and unlisted companies and their corporate organs
- Joint Ventures and Reorganisations – covering the establishment of joint ventures and advising on restructuring, cross-border mergers and reorganisations of all kinds
- Mergers & Acquisitions – comprising advice on corporate acquisitions and disposals
- Family-Owned Companies - Our Corporate practice advises family-owned companies on the best legal set-up for their regional and sector-specific market environment
We advise you and your company from start-up through to succession, offering a seamless cross-border service throughout Europe and worldwide with strong partner involvement.
The size and flexibility of our practice enable us to provide the right advisors for each matter, whether you need an experienced lawyer with industry expertise as your day-to-day contact or a large team to handle your transaction. When dealing with complex legal issues we bring experts together from all the practice areas of our firm and work closely with you to develop appropriate solutions. The same partner always remains your point of contact, coordinates the project throughout and takes direct responsibility. Personal service and maximum client confidence are thus ensured throughout.
This approach delivers excellent advice and sustainable solutions tailored to your specific needs.