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Dr. Andreas Fabritius


Andreas is a partner in our corporate team in Frankfurt.





Andreas is one of our senior corporate lawyers in Germany. He has comprehensive experience in advising German and international companies, banks, private equity sponsors and sovereign wealth funds, as well as government agencies, on virtually all areas of corporate law.

Andreas is also a country partner for Canada.

Andreas Fabritius advises on corporate matters in the finance and automotive sectors. His recent mandates include advising UniCredit on appraisal proceedings regarding the squeeze-out of Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank.
Chambers Global 2016 Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability - Germany

Recent deals/Highlights

  • UniCredit SpA on its takeover of HypoVereinsbank AG
  • the German government on the financial markets stabilisation legislation post-Lehman, the takeover of HRE and the recapitalisation of Commerzbank
  • VEM on the sale of ratiopharm to Teva
  • Daimler AG on its takeover (together with Rolls-Royce plc) of Tognum AG

Career to date

Andreas worked for a Wall Street firm in New York City before joining the firm in 1988. He became a partner in 1991.

Qualifications and education

Admitted as attorney-at-law in Germany and New York. In Germany he is also qualified as a certified tax adviser (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht).

Andreas studied law and economics in Bonn (Dr iur), Speyer, Michigan (LLM) and Florence (European University Institute).


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  • Frankfurt am Main

  • Bockenheimer Anlage 44
  • 60322 Frankfurt am Main
  • T +49 69 27 30 80
  • F +49 69 23 26 64

  • Düsseldorf

  • Feldmühleplatz 1
  • 40545 Düsseldorf
  • T +49 211 49 79 0
  • F +49 211 49 79 10 3

  • andreas.fabritius@freshfields.com
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