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Rainer Wilke

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Rainer Wilke is a partner in the Corporate Department in the Düsseldorf office of Latham & Watkins.

He has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate law in particular reorganization, public private partnerships and privatizations, including restructuring, insolvency and distressed M&A cases.

Germany: Corporate and M&A


Within: Corporate

Latham & Watkins LLP’s corporate law team frequently works with other practice groups such as tax, restructuring and white-collar crime. In recent work it is advising the executive board of Stada Arzneimittel on an internal investigation into possible violations of executive board duties by the previous management. Siemens, now also a major client in Europe, instructed the group with structural issues in the run-up to the IPO of its healthcare unit. It also advised Klöckner & Co on the performance of the annual general meeting; other clients include BayWa, Daimler, the DuMont Media Group and Tengelmann. Harald Selzner leads the group. Rainer Wilke and Martin Neuhaus are other key names and Natalie Daghles made partner at the beginning of 2018. Tobias Larisch joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Nikolaos Paschos from Linklaters. Björn-Axel Dißars moved to Watson Farley & Williams LLP.

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