PERSONAL ADVICE IN CORPORATE AND M&A

Hoffmann & de Vries provide expert advice on corporate law matters and M&A transactions. Together, Stefan Hoffmann and Kolja de Vries have more than 30 years of experience in handling complex M&A transactions and corporate structures. As partners of Rittstieg Rechtsanwälte and later Gleiss Lutz, they have closely collaborated in various corporate law and M&A matters. Since 2013 they are successfully continuing their well proven concept within their own firm.

Expertise

M&A

Hoffmann & de Vries advise on corporate acquisitions and divestitures, investment agreements, mergers and other business combinations as well as joint venture projects.

CORPORATE REORGANISATION

The firm provides advice on corporate reorganisations of any kind – including, amongst others, mergers, hive-downs, spin-offs, squeeze-outs and capital measures.

CORPORATE LITIGATION

Hoffmann & de Vries represent their clients in corporate litigation – particularly in connection with post M&A disputes and shareholder actions.

FURTHER CORPORATE MATTERS

The firm also advises on corporate matters outside of M&A transactions and reorganisations. Besides corporate housekeeping, this includes the preparation of expert opinions on complex corporate law issues.

Attorneys

Stefan Hoffmann and Kolja de Vries provide expert advice on corporate law and M&A matters.

Awards

Since the establishment of the firm in 2013, Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers continuously lists Stefan Hoffmann and Kolja de Vries among Germany`s best lawyers in the areas of corporate law and M&A. Moreover, Kolja de Vries was awarded lawyer of the year for corporate law in 2014 and lawyer of the year for M&A in 2017. Stefan Hoffmann was awarded lawyer of the year for M&A in 2015 and 2018.
Handelsblatt 2017
Handelsblatt 2018

Wirtschaftswoche (issue 30/2018) lists Hoffmann & de Vries as top law firm, and Kolja de Vries as top lawyer, for M&A.
Wirtschaftswoche 2018