Dr Markus Schackmann > Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH > Dusseldorf, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
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Markus is co-managing partner and head of the global service line Mergers & Acquisitions. Dr. Markus Schackmann advises exclusively in the area of national and international mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures, in particular on the complete transaction process starting with the structuring of the transaction to the contract negotiations and the support of the financing. He advises strategic as well as institutional investors.


Before joining Deloitte Legal in 2013, Markus was the head of the service line M&A and head of the London office of Luther. Markus is lecturer of the Institute of Management at the Faculty of Management and Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and at ESMT.


Markus speaks German and English.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Gesellschaftsrecht und M&A > M&A: mittelgroße Deals (-€500m)

Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH begleitet häufig grenzüberschreitende MidCap-Transaktionen für einen aus überwiegend internationalen Konzernen mit Investitionsbestrebungen in Deutschland bestehenden Mandantenstamm. Die Transaktionsbegleitung wird mit praxisübergreifender Beratung zum Finanz- und  Steuerrecht komplementiert. Markus Schackmann und Michael von Rüden in Düsseldorf teilen sich die Praxisleitung.

Germany > Corporate and M&A > M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)

Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH provides ‘a lean team structure’, ‘manoeuvres the client towards core issues’ and has ‘access to experts in other areas as needed’. The group worked with the firm’s labour and antitrust departments in advising Grupo Ferrer Internacional on the sale of Trommsdorff to Dermapharm. In another highlight, it assisted Kyocera with the acquisition of software provider Alos. Michael von Rüden, who is ‘competent’ and ‘responsive’, and ‘thinks like an entrepreneur’, led advice on this matter. Harald Stangkeeps an eye on all the components of a transaction’ and Julia Petersentakes all areas into account and is a good negotiator’. Markus Schackmann is also recommended.