• Current Situation
    You contemplate withdrawing from the active management in the near or medium future. In case you are lacking a promising successor or managing director within your family or within the company, you are seeking an appropriate external successor.
    Or: You intend to sell your enterprise or to win new majority or minority shareholders.
  • Goal
    You would like to see to it that your life-work and your retirement benefits will not be jeopardized and that your enterprise will remain well-positioned also in the long run.
  • Our Support
    We have long-standing experience in national and international share or asset sale projects, and we are in a position to offer, from one source, professional advice under commercial, tax and legal consideration covering the complete transaction process:

    Enterprise Succession / Ownership Change:

    • Legal and tax-oriented structural concepts with the view of reducing the efflux of liquidity (e.g. choosing the appropriate legal form, securing voting and supervisory rights, avoiding any duplication of inheritance tax, establishing usufruct or beneficial interests etc.)
    • Support in developing an individual financing strategy (e.g. for short-term, medium-term or long-term capital needs)
    • Coaching of a potential successor

    Sale / Purchase of Companies or Assets:

    • Planning and structuring the transaction including SWOT analysis and Information Memorandum
    • Identifying appropriate strategic or financial investors (including MBOs, MBIs) or vendors, as the case may be
    • Commercial, financial, legal and tax due diligence review, enterprise evaluation
    • Contract negotiation, conclusion and completion of the transaction

    Specific legal advice may be directly retained from Rechtsanwalt Dr. Ralph Stadtmüller (www.ra-stadtmueller.de). For tax-related matters, we are pleased to cooperate with your tax adviser, but – if so requested by you – we may also provide tax expertise via our network of tax experts.