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Hengeler Mueller

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Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Munich

Dr Simon Patrick Link

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Hengeler Mueller

Work Department

Corporate; Capital Markets (ECM).


Simon has a corporate and equity capital markets practice. His clients include large listed and unlisted companies as well as financial investors. He advises on transformations and reorganizations such as carve-outs, spin-offs, joint ventures and taking-private transactions, as well as IPOs, equity issuances and share buybacks.


Simon joined Hengeler Mueller in 2006, and has been partner since 2013.


University of Munich (Dr jur); Junior Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, 2004-05.

Germany: Corporate and M&A


Within: Corporate

Hengeler Mueller’s 40-strong corporate law team is not only one of the largest and most stable in the market, but is also regarded as the ‘clear market leader’. A highlight was advising Metro on a group split including a carve-out. In other work, the group assisted numerous family-owned businesses with the ​​change of legal form and advised the parent company of a global technology group, which converted into a KGaA. Other areas of focus, in addition to advising on corporate structures, is assisting with annual general meetings for clients including innogy, Osram Licht, Porsche, United Internet and Linde. The group advised Linde on the question of whether the merger of equals agreement between Linde and Praxair should have been submitted to the general meeting for approval. This instruction was handled by Jochen Vetter, who works alongside the ‘highly esteemed’ and ‘very dedicated and exceptionally intelligent’ Simon Patrick Link in Munich. Daniela Favoccia is based in Frankfurt; Thomas Meurer, Maximilian Schiessl (one of the leading lawyers for board level and supervisory law consulting) and Andreas Austmann, who provides ‘practical and useful advice’, are key names in Dusseldorf.

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