R&P was founded in 2015 by a small group of internationally experienced lawyers and tax consultants from top law firm backgrounds. Our lawyers had a vision of providing legal advice of the highest quality within a motivated team of specialists in order to help clients achieve the greatest possible success.
As one of only a few leading German corporate boutiques, we offer comprehensive legal advice in the areas of corporate law, finance, tax and litigation. Our boutique size enables us to be agile and flexible in our approach to any issue. We strive to rise to any challenge with which our clients need assistance and to be counted among the best counsel available on the market.
Located both in Germany and internationally, our clients now include private equity investors, blue chip companies, family offices, company organs, board members, founders, venture capital funds and multi-generational family companies, whom we assist in regard to complex transactions, corporate maintenance, tax structuring, dispute resolution and financing of all types.
We have experience in the fields of M&A, private equity and venture capital, real estate transactions, corporate law and corporate governance, tax law, financing and banking law as well as corporate litigation and arbitration. Our partners have handled numerous large and complex transactions and litigation matters within Germany and abroad.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Advice on corporate acquisitions is one of the cornerstones of our practice. We advise industrial clients, financial sponsors and private investors on the preparation, execution and negotiation of national and international acquisitions and joint ventures. Our team combines many years of experience from complex domestic and cross-border transactions. The professional and pragmatic pursuit of the key economic interests of our clients is always in our focus. On international transactions, we coordinate the legal counsel from all jurisdictions involved.
Key areas of our M&A practice involve the following:
Renzenbrink & Partner has a strong focus on advising private equity investors, especially on national and international small- and mid-cap transactions. We are well experienced for meeting the specific demands of financial sponsors and provide a one-stop shop for legal and tax advice on the transaction structure, share purchase agreement, investment and shareholders’ agreements, tax structuring and acquisition financing.
The key areas of our private equity practice involve:
In the area of venture capital, we provide comprehensive advice to financial sponsors, strategic and private investors as well as founders on the setting of enterprises, investments, financing rounds and exits.
Key areas of our venture capital practice involve the following:
We are trusted advisors for companies, shareholders, investors, founders and members of corporate bodies on all corporate and partnership law matters. Our advice covers the entire life span of companies and the specific questions arising in connection with the specific stages – from the formation of the company to changes in the shareholder structure and acquisitions. We combine our know how on corporate law matters with our high expertise in the areas of corporate finance, tax law, litigation and capital markets.
Key areas of our corporate law practice involve the following:
Capital Market Law
We have substantial experience in assisting listed companies and their investors. We provide comprehensive advice on questions of capital markets law to our clients, both in the course of transactions and as part of our regular advice.
Key areas of our capital markets law practice involve the following:
Real Estate Transaction
We advise sellers and purchasers on real estate transactions, specifically on portfolio transactions of various sizes as well as sale and lease back transactions. We have vast experience with both share deal as well as asset deal transactions. In addition, we offer advice on the tax structuring as well as on acquisition financing from one source.
Key areas of our real estate practice involve the following:
We provide comprehensive advice in all areas of corporate finance and, additionally, offers advice with respect to specific aspects of regulatory law. We represent lender/investor side as well as borrower side. We are regularly in discussions with market participants regarding market trends and developments. Our focus, in particular, is on the economic interests of our clients. We support our clients in such a way that their economic interests are reflected in the finance documentation. We achieve practice-oriented solutions in close cooperation with our client.
In particular, we offer advice in the following key areas:
Litigation and Arbitration
We have substantial experience in advising on disputes between shareholders, and also between the company and its shareholders and officers. Our advice covers the representation of our clients in controversial shareholders’ meetings, in proceedings regarding the enforcement of shareholder rights, deficiencies of shareholders’ resolutions and interim legal protection. In arbitration proceedings we act as a party representative or as arbitrator. Further, we develop solutions for amicable settlements.
Key areas of our litigation practice involve the following:
We advise family enterprises, high net worth individuals, family offices and entrepreneurs and offer solutions tailored to these clients' specific needs. This includes legal and tax advice on the structuring asset values and the transfer of assets to following generations. We support our clients in connection with the settlement of estates and advise on foundation law, non-profit law and business financing. Additionally, we represent family enterprises in the course of company acquisitions and sales – also with a specific focus on the concerns regarding succession planning.
Key areas of our family enterprises / private client practice are the following:
We have extensive experience in advising company and real estate transactions, investments in all kind of assets e.g. renewables, restructuring of companies and tax optimized financing as well as with regard to succession and estate planning. Moreover, we provide assistance in tax audits and represent clients in administrative appeals and before tax courts. Our services are often sought by our clients (companies, entrepreneurs, investors and individuals) in cross-border cases and cases that are particularly complex. We are used to advising in close cooperation with the permanent tax advisors of our clients.
Our areas of specialization:
We focus on matters that require the attention, experience and sophistication of our lawyers. We therefore aim at a ratio of associates to partners that is not significantly larger than 1:1.
Dr. Ulf Renzenbrink, LL.M.Read more
Marc Holger KotyrbaRead more
Dr. Lars KirschnerRead more
Dr. Andreas Stoll, LL.M.Read more
Dr. Gunnar L. Schmüser, LL.M.Read more
Dr. Dennis SchlottmannRead more
Dr. Niels Maier, LL.M.Read more
Dr. Annegret SpankaRead more
Dr. Alexander HaunschildRead more
Dr. Florian Seitz, LL.M. (UCT)Read more
Martin AisenbreyRead more
Casey ReynoldsRead more
Alexandra Wagner, AssistantRead more
Dr. Nicole Kubitza, Human ResourcesRead more
Maike Schröder, Office ManagerRead more
We are always looking for lawyers and trainees to complete our team who have an excellent legal expertise and a solid knowledge of corporate law as well as the ability to speak professional English.
We are searching with immediate effect for lawyers in the fields M&A/Corporate Law.Further information can be found here
Our partners have advised the following clients in transactions and/or dispute proceedings:
Adiuva Capital GmbH
Ardian Germany GmbH
Deutsche Bahn AG
Equistone Partners GmbH
Ergon Capital Partners
IK Investment Partners
the acquisition of Hansa and KWC as well as their restructuring and the sale of Hansa to Oras and KFC to Franke, the acquisition of svt group (including financing), the add-on acquisition of Sovex Ltd., the acquisition of the APOSAN group, acquisition of Messerschmitt Systems group, as well as further bidding processes like the sale of Labordienstleister GBA, the purchase of all shares in Debitor-Inkasso GmbH from Burda group, acquisition of Studienkreis from Aurelius, sale of svt group to Ergon Capital Partners, the sale of Touristry group to the Dutch Tourism Group Holding BV, the acquisition of Bahr Modultechnik GmbH from IK Investment Partners (IK VIII Funds), funds advised on the acquisition of KLINGEL group, the sale of Transnorm to Honeywell Inc. and on the acquisition of SCHEMA Group
STRABAG Real Estate GmbH
TAG Immobilien AG
R&P has been selected as "Law Firm of the Year Region North" at this year’s prestigious JUVE Awards 2018 ceremony in Frankfurt am Main. Leading German news publication JUVE found that: "This Hamburg law firm has become the blueprint for a successful boutique law firm like no other."Show ranking
The JUVE Handbook once again gives R&P excellent rankings in the fields of M&A, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Corporate Law, Tax Law and within the city of Hamburg. Competitors highlight the firm's impressive teamwork and the uniformly high quality of the corporate team as well as the seamless interaction between all practice groups.Show ranking
R&P is pleased to have been ranked as one of the best law firms in the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg.
R&P is pleased to announce that Ulf Renzenbrink’s peers have selected him for inclusion in the 10th edition of The Best Lawyers in Germany in the categories of Corporate Law and Private Equity Law.Show ranking
R&P is again recognized as a leading firm in the fields of Corporate Law and M&A according to Focus magazine
R&P is ranked as a Top Corporate Law in the field of Corporate Law as well as M&A.
Ranked as some of Germany's best lawyers (Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2017) in the field of Corporate Law.
Listed as a leading law firm in the field of M&A and in the Hamburg region as well as recommended in the fields of Tax Law, Private Equity and Venture Capital and Corporate Law.
Dr. Ulf Renzenbrink is ranked as a Top 20 M&A lawyer.
Renzenbrink & Partner is named a Hidden Champion in the field of M&A and recommended multiple times.
In addition, the firm is listed for its expertise in the field of Corporate Law.
Ranked a Top Corporate firm in the field of Corporate Law as well as M&A.
Ranked as some of Germany's best lawyers (Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2016) in the field of Corporate Law.
Recommended law firm for M&A, Tax Law, Corporate Law and Hamburg region. Also listed as a recommended law firm for Private Equity and Venture Capital.
Ranked in the fields of M&A and Private Equity
Listed as a 2015 Hidden Champion in the field of M&A
Ranked as some of Germany's best lawyers (Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2015) in the field of Corporate Law
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Renzenbrink & Partner
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