Firm works on “a landmark deal in the European healthcare sector last year” that was “particularly complex”.
Dr. Dirk Kocher advises corporations, private equity firms, and strategic investors on public transactions, restructurings, and shareholder issues.
Mr. Kocher advises clients on a full spectrum of transformative transactions, restructurings and high-stakes shareholder disputes related to German stock corporations. He regularly guides both German and global clients through:
- Public M&A, taking private transactions, and PIPEs
- Corporate and financial restructurings of public companies
- Corporate governance, activism defense, and shareholder litigation
Drawing on an exceptional understanding of German stock corporation law, he regularly advises boards on complex transactions as well as the compliance issues and shareholder disputes that may arise from such transactions.
Mr. Kocher formerly served as vice chairman of the board of the Finnish-German Trade Association in Hamburg and is a lecturer at Bucerius Law School. He regularly publishes and speaks on corporate and capital markets’ law issues.
Best Lawyers – M&A, Corporate and Capital Markets Law in Germany
Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2019-2020
Notable Practitioner – M&A
Recommended – Corporate Law
BUJ Kanzleimonitor 2016-2017
“Well versed in complex restructurings and corporate governance issues”
The Legal 500 EMEA 2015