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Hogan Lovells International LLP, Dr Heiko Gemmel, Dusseldorf, GERMANY

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Dr Heiko Gemmel

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Heiko Gemmel focuses on all tax aspects of financing structures, portfolio transactions, equity and debt capital market transactions, M&A and real estate transactions as well as group restructurings, in particular in a cross-border context. He also advises on all tax aspects He regularly advises clients from the financial industry sector (banks, winding-up agencies, insurance companies and funds) and has a broad experience in leading and coordinating an international tax team on large and complex cross-border transactions.

Heiko joined the firm in 2003 and is qualified as a lawyer and as a certified tax advisor (Steuerberater).
of the structuring of alternative investment funds and on associated regulatory issues.



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Hogan Lovells International LLP primarily assists large companies with tax law matters related to international M&A transactions and joint ventures. For example, it advised chemical group BASF on tax law matters involved in the merging of the paper and water chemicals business with special chemicals manufacturer Solenis, and it oversaw the tax aspects of the foundation of a joint venture between Daimler and BMW aimed at pooling international mobility services. Oil group ExxonMobil instructed Michael Dettmeier to provide tax law advice on the sale of the entire German Esso petrol station network. The firm also handles matters concerning the financial and shareholding sectors. Practice head Heiko Gemmel advised Mercedes-Benz Bank on tax law matters related to the securitisation of a portfolio of auto loans in the amount of €1.1bn and assisted restaurant chain Vapiano with tax law matters related to its initial public offering.

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