Dr. Andreas Bauer, LL.M.

Lawyer, Partner*

+49 89 288174-74

Location Munich


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Practice Areas

  • M&A transactions for financial and strategic investors from Germany and abroad
  • VC and PE transactions for German and international investors
  • Corporate financing with a focus on cash pooling for German and international industrial companies
  • Conversions, mergers and changes of legal form
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2000
  • CPEA Certified Private Equity Analyst (TUM) 2017
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganisation adviser (BRSI) 2013
  • Partner at GSK Stockmann since 2000
  • Worked in a leading German corporate law firm from 1995 to 1997
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (1994)
  • Trainee lawyer in Munich and Frankfurt with a leading US law firm
  • Studies at the LMU Munich and the George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. (LL.M.)
  • English, French, German, Italian
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • German-Italian Lawyers Association (DIJV)
  • Association of German Corporate Lawyers (VGR),
  • INSOL Europeand Wirtschaftsbeirat Bayern e. V.
  • Invest Europe, Investor Regulation Working Group Tax
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2021” in the area of “M&A, Venture Capital, Restructuring & Insolvency” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Particularly recommended lawyer in the field of “Banking and Finance Law” in the context of the WirtschaftsWoche’s “TOP Law Firm 2021” award
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Corporate Law” (The Legal 500 2021)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020” in the area of “M&A, Venture Capital, Restructuring & Insolvency” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Bauer, Andreas / Scharrer, Barbara / Vietor, Marcel: Germany’s Continued Attractiveness for Foreign Investment, in: Legally India – International Disputes, February issue 2018.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Söhnchen, Markus: Vertragsrisiken angesichts des Brexits, in: Finance Magazin, Sonderbeilage Top Kanzleien, Ausgabe März/April 2017.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Domestic Company Joint Ventures (JVS), in: JOINT VENTURES – A Global Guide From Practical Law, Editor: G. Nunziante (NUNZIANTE MAGRONE), Thomson Reuters, 2. Ed. 2015, pp. 165-177.
  • Bauer, Andreas / Eckl, Petra / Bernau, Timo Patrick: Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2015: Private Equity, Private Equity in Germany: market and regulatory overview, Thomson Reuters, 2015.
  • Bauer, Andreas / Bernau, Timo Patrick/ Koch, Dirk: Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014: Private Equity, Private Equity in Germany: market and regulatory overview, Thomson Reuters, 2014.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Dimmling, Andreas: Endlich im Gesetz(entwurf): Der Debt-Equity-Swap, NZI 2011, 517.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Durchlaub, Tilman: PLC Cross-Border Private Equity Handbook 2011 Volume 2: Venture Capital, Germany, Practical Law Company.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. /Dimmling, Andreas / Flannery, Glenn: “Sanierung made in England” in Going Public Magazin August/September 2010, Spezialausgabe Distressed M&A, S.52f.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Dimmling, Andreas: “Achtung Haftung! Risiken beim Eingriff von Kreditgebern in die Geschäftsführung”, in Going Public Unternehmer Edition Turnaround 3/2010, S.56.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Dimmling, Andreas: Small Bites not Big Macs: 2010 Outlook for M&A in Germany, European American Business 2010, 2010.
  • Bauer, Andreas F. / Freis, Isabelle: Private Equity 2010 Volume 2: Venture Capital- Germany, PLC Cross Border Handbooks, 2010.
  • Bauer, Andreas / Gemmeke, Thomas: Der Zeitpunkt der Besteuerung bei Mitarbeiter-Wandelschuldverschreibungen, in: Der Steuerberater 2003, 83.
  • Bauer, Andreas / Gemmeke, Thomas: Zur steuerlichen Behandlung von Aktienoptionsrechten nach dem Erlass des Finanzministeriums NRW vom 27.3.2003, DStR 2003, 1818 ff.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Antitrust and New Media in Germany (zusammen mit Dr. Ulrich Börger), in: AIJA (Hrsg.), Kluwer, Lancaster 2000.
  • Bauer, Andreas: The Taxation of Internet and Electronic Commerce in Germany, in: AIJA (Hrsg.), Materials of the XXXVI Annual Congress 1998, Sydney 1998.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Das Dritte Finanzmarktförderungsgesetz (zusammen mit Dr. Joachim Güntzer), in: Finanzen, Oktober 1997.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Effektivität und Legitimität – Die Entwicklung der Friedenssicherung durch Zwang nach Kapitel VII der Charta der Vereinten Nationen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der neueren Praxis des Sicherheitsrates, Schriften zum Völkerrecht Ba
  • Bauer, Andreas: The Revised German Takeover Code of Conduct, in: European Corporate Lawyer, November/Dezember 1995.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Law Firms as Limited Liability Companies, in: European Corporate Lawyer, März/April 1995.
  • Bauer, Andreas: Englische Übersetzung des Entwurfs des BMF-Schreibens zur einkommensteuerlichen Behandlung von Venture Capital- und Private Equity-Fonds.
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    17 May 2021

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    16 March 2021

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