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Dr. Andreas von Werder


Corporate advisory and governance | Mergers and acquisitions |

Is ‘widely recognised’ in private equity.

Chambers Europe 2016

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About Dr. Andreas von Werder

Andreas acts for clients on private and public M&A transactions.

He also has 25 years of in-depth experience advising private equity firms, management and vendors on leveraged buy-outs, management buy-outs and venture capital transactions as well as in restructuring situations. 

Andreas is further a civil law notary and as such handles the notarisation of complex
M&A and real estate transactions as well as other corporate transactions including corporate restructurings and housekeeping matters. 

He speaks German, English, French and some Spanish. 

Recent work

  • Advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on the acquisition of Kalle from Silverfleet.
  • Advising Permira on the acquisition of TeamViewer.
  • Advising Kinderhook Industries on the sale of Trubiquity, a provider of managed file transfer and information logistics, to Rocket Software.
  • Advising 3i on the acquisition of the stake held by Allianz Capital Partners in ferry operator Scandlines.
  • Advising Charterhouse on the acquisition of Bartec, a manufacturer of explosive protection products.



  • Universities of Marburg/Germany, Geneva/Switzerland and Strasbourg/France (law)
  • University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, US (LLM)

Professional qualifications

  • Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Certified tax lawyer (Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht)
  • Civil law notary (Notar) with office in Frankfurt am Main

Academic positions

  • Lecturer at RheinMain University for Applied Science (Hochschule RheinMain), where he also gives courses in M&A and company law


  • C. H. Beck, 2nd edition, 2012, (Co-author, Eilers/Koffka/Mackensen) Private Equity

  • Betriebs-Berater, 2013, pp. 1736 et sequ. “Aktuelle Entwicklungen bei Managementbeteiligungsprogrammen im Rahmen von Leveraged Buy Outs”

  • Corporate Finance Law 2011, pp. 241 et sequ. “Rechtliche, steuerliche und praktische Aspekte eines “Dual Track Exits” durch einen LBO Fund”

  • “Mitteilungspflichten nach § 25a WpHG bei Erwerbsrechten und Erwerbsmöglichkeiten aus Gesellschaftsverträgen oder Gesellschaftsvereinbarungen?“ in: Corporate Finance Law, 2012, pp. 178 et sequ.