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Andersen
Rudolfplatz 3
50674 Cologne
Germany

The firm

Founded in 2017, Andersen Germany is the German member firm of Andersen, an international association of member-firms comprised of tax and legal professionals throughout the world. Currently, the organization has a presence in more than 250 locations worldwide through the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen.

In Germany, as per January 1, 2018, Andersen Germany comprises some 65 colleagues, half of which specialize in the legal and the other half in the tax profession.

Areas of practice

Andersen as a firm offers truly integrated tax and legal services. Our expertise in particular covers the fields of Corporate / M&A, Tax, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Alternative Investments, Restructuring, Insolvency Law as well as Banking and Regulatory. Among our main clients there are both, strategic and financial investors, midsized and large corporates as well as family offices and high net worth individuals. For us, it is a matter of course to work in an integrated team of legal and tax professionals. We take the time to understand the motivation of each individual and business so that we can tailor our service to each client’s unique situation.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking & Finance, Banking Regulatory Dr. Thomas KochThomas.Koch@de.Andersen.com(+49) 221 88835 500
Corporate Law, Commercial Contracts, Mergers & Acquisition Dr. Stefan KrausStefan.Kraus@de.Andersen.com(+49) 221 88835 500
Employment Law Markus LötschertMarkus.Loetschert@de.Andersen.com(+49) 341 1493-0
Employment Law Cord VernunftCord.Vernunft@de.Andersen.com(+49) 30 920314 500
Insolvency administration/Forced administration Axel RothAxel.Roth@de.Andersen.com+49) 341 1493-0
Real Estate Law Philipp ZschalerPhilipp.Zschaler@de.Andersen.com(+49) 30 920314 500
Restructuring Michael ThierhoffMichael.Thierhoff@de.Andersen.com(+49) 69 770752 500
Restructuring Renate MuellerRenate.Mueller@de.Andersen.com+49) 341 1493-0
Venture Capital Dr. Moritz BrockerMoritz.Brocker@de.Andersen.com(+49) 30 920314 500
Tax Alessio RossiAlessio.Rossi@de.Andersen.com(+49) 221 88835 500
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Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are Key

For Andersen, diversity and CSR not only mean making our workplace a sustainable and socially responsible space, but also incorporating these values into our advisory services.

Andersen-Aid-Action to Ukraine

Particularly close to our hearts, given the occasion, is our Andersen-Aid-Action to support people who had to flee Ukraine. With the support of our Polish Andersen colleagues, we were able to provide direct and rapid on-site help to those affected.

Gender Equality

In addition to this Aid-Action, we at Andersen place a high priority on Gender Equality. Consistent with our core values, achieving Gender Equality is not only a human right, but crucial to a sustainable and profitable future such as a healthy corporate culture. We are proud to embrace this goal at Andersen on a daily basis.

Advising our Clients on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Matters

Sustainability and environmental friendliness are as important to Andersen as it comes. Under the Supply Chain Act, companies must demonstrate the absence of discrimination, human rights abuses, and environmental damage along their supply chains. We collaborate with our partners to provide innovative assistance to companies in implementing those obligations under the Supply Chain Act in order to make Europe a sustainable and environmentally friendly business environment.

High Quality Education

In addition, we at Andersen offer our trainees the best possible educational conditions. Besides working closely with our professionals each day, we offer trainees the opportunity to spend time in all of our partner offices around the globe. At Andersen, we want to ensure that our trainees receive the best possible education as well as insights into other markets in order to best prepare them for the professional life in domestic and cross-border legal business.

Encouraging diversity, supporting inclusion and embracing CSR are part of our firm’s global strategy and corporate identity.

 


Andersen Tax & Legal, Spain is the Spanish member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world.

Andersen Global was established in 2013 as the international entity surrounding the development of a seamless professional services model providing best-in-class tax and legal services around the world.

Global Reach

Andersen Global now has more than 5,000 professionals worldwide, over 700 partners and presence in more than 170 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.

Our growth is a by-product of the outstanding client service delivered by our people, the best professionals in the industry. Our objective isn’t to be the biggest firm, it is to provide best-in-class client services in seamless fashion across the globe.

One Firm

We are building Andersen Global to create an enduring place – ONE FIRM where clients across the globe are afforded the best, most comprehensive tax and legal services provided by skilled staff with the highest standards.

Client Service

Our professionals work together closely, regardless of geographic location, to ensure the delivery of best-in-class, seamless service to our clients worldwide. Our team shares a common background and vision and are selected based on quality, like-mindedness, and commitment to client service.

Outstanding client service has and will continue to be our top priority

Shared Values

Each and every one of the professionals that are a part of Andersen Global share our core values ensuring the delivery of best-in-class service in a seamless and consistent manner worldwide.


CLIENT: Pascale Belvaux
COMPANY/FIRM: INOVYN Europe GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: Our experience with Andersen was excellent. They gave us all the time and attention needed to be successful. They have been able to provide positive solutions in some difficult cases we were facing. They are competent and trustworthy. We would not only recommend Andersen for most any legal matter but we guarantee once you have used their services, you will have the same opinion.


CLIENT: Christian Thielemann
COMPANY/FIRM/TITLE: NOAH Unternehmensgruppe GmbH, CEO
TESTIMONIAL: Andersen’s Rouven Schwab and Jens Sablotny have consistently demonstrated their unique dedication to us as clients and have always provided us with top notch legal advice. The solutions are pragmatic and driven by an incredible awareness of entrepreneurial thinking.


CLIENT: Oliver Fausten
COMPANY/FIRM/TITLE: PLIXXENT Holding GmbH, Former Interim CFO
TESTIMONIAL: Rouven Schwab is an accomplished attorney who has given me excellent legal advice in the most complex cases over the course of the years. His negotiation skills and innovative approaches are second to none.


CLIENT: Silke Brandt
COMPANY/FIRM: Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: Solution-oriented consulting, quick and uncomplicated feedback, understanding of the practical view of the employers.


CLIENT: Holger Graeber
COMPANY/FIRM: Artsana Germany GmbH
TESTIMONIAL: We have been working with Mrs. Pietras for years – she has a perfect understanding of business needs and manages to find practicable solutions.


CLIENT: LUO Ying
COMPANY/FIRM: ICBC Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
TESTIMONIAL: Professionally supportive, highly responsive, capable lawyer (Kathrin Pietras).


CLIENT: Julia Kappel-Gnirs
COMPANY/FIRM: hww hermann wienberg wilhelm
TESTIMONIAL: Essential for us: legally and economically profound advice from a single hand.
(about the partners Michael Thierhoff and Renate Müller)


CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: Global Turnaround (11/2020)
TESTIMONIAL: Michael Thierhoff is a veteran restructuring professional.