Shearman & Sterling LLP > Frankfurt, Germany > Firm Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
Bockenheimer Landstrasse 2-4
60306 Frankfurt am Main

Banking and finance > Lending and borrowing Tier 4

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    Corporate and M&A > M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m) Tier 6

    The Shearman & Sterling LLP team advises on public takeovers, acquisitions and sales, joint ventures and private equity transactions, regularly led by Thomas König and Alfred Kossmann.

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    Restructuring and insolvency > Restructuring Tier 6

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    The firm: Shearman & Sterling is one of the leading international law firms with 23 offices in 14 countries and more than 850 attorneys worldwide. From the German office located in Frankfurt, the firm provides clients with exceptional legal advice and in-depth commercial understanding on all business and finance law aspects. Clients are leading German and international corporations and financial institutions, private equity investors, global investment banks and privately-owned businesses.

    Shearman & Sterling in Germany: For more than two decades, Shearman & Sterling has been among the leading law firms in Germany.

    Strategically positioned in Frankfurt, the country’s financial center, we provide comprehensive legal advice and client service across practice groups in key areas such as Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Finance, Regulatory, Antitrust, Tax, Compliance and International Arbitration/Litigation.

    Our German team is part of a globally integrated platform which offers multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary advice ensuring an active exchange of knowledge and experience for the benefit of our clients.

    Our clients include German DAX companies, international corporates, private and listed companies, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and family offices.

    We take a hands-on approach delivering a high level of partner attention and mobilize resources 24/7 to address our clients’ needs on all matters.

    Antitrust Dr. Mathias Stöcker
    International Arbitration Dr. Marc Jacob
    Banking and Finance Dr. Esther Jansen
    Banking and Finance Winfried M Carli
    Compliance Dr. Alfred Kossmann
    Corporate Dr. Thomas König
    Corporate Dr. Alfred Kossmann
    Corporate Georg F. Thoma
    Corporate Annette Petow
    Corporate Dr. Aliresa Fatemi
    Mergers & Acquisitions Dr. Thomas König
    Mergers & Acquisitions Dr. Alfred Kossmann
    Mergers & Acquisitions Georg F. Thoma
    Mergers & Acquisitions Annette Petow
    Mergers & Acquisitions Dr. Aliresa Fatemi
    Private Equity Dr. Thomas König
    Private Equity Dr. Alfred Kossmann
    Private Equity Dr. Aliresa Fatemi
    Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Dr. Esther Jansen
    Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Winfried M. Carli
    Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Dr. Matthias Weissinger
    Number of lawyers : 850
    in Germany : 22
    Head of Frankfurt Office : Dr. Thomas König
    Other offices : Abu Dhabi
    Other offices : Austin
    Other offices : Beijing
    Other offices : Brussels
    Other offices : Dubai
    Other offices : Hong Kong
    Other offices : Houston
    Other offices : London
    Other offices : Menlo Park
    Other offices : Milan
    Other offices : New York
    Other offices : Paris
    Other offices : Riyadh*
    Other offices : Rome
    Other offices : San Francisco
    Other offices : São Paulo
    Other offices : Seoul
    Other offices : Shanghai
    Other offices : Singapore
    Other offices : Tokyo
    Other offices : Toronto
    Other offices : Washington DC
    Other offices : *Dr. Sultan Almasoud & Partners in association with Shearman & Sterling LLP