Verena Seevers advises clients on the German and international tax aspects of a full range of corporate and finance transactions, both domestic and cross-border.

Ms. Seevers solves clients’ tax issues related to:

  • Private equity transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Financings and restructurings
  • Multi-jurisdictional tax planning

She also advises on post-transaction tax issues related to tax audit and enforcement proceedings.

Ms. Seevers brings a commercial sensibility drawn from extensive transactional experience. She provides effective answers to the myriad tax questions that arise, especially in the context of complex and deadline-driven transactions.

Before joining the firm in 2013, Ms. Seevers was an associate in a Big Four accounting firm’s tax department. She studied in Hamburg and London, focusing from the outset on tax law.

Ms. Seevers experience includes advising:

  • ABG on the acquisition of Reebok 
  • Aliaxis on the sale of Rheinhütte Pumps to ITT Inc.
  • Angelo, Gordon & Co. on transactional tax aspects in various acquisitions of residential real estate portfolios
  • Astellas Pharma on the
    • Acquisition of Ganymed
    • Sale of a pharmaceutical portfolio
  • Bregal on the
  • Acquisition of Perfect Drive Sports Group
  • Acquisition of legal software business STP
  • Cheplapharm on the acquisition of a pharmaceutical portfolio from Takeda
  • DEDIQ on a strategic partnership with SAP
  • EMZ Partners on the
    • Majority investment in Assepro
    • Investment in celebrate company
    • Investment in Ingentis
    • Investment in Simon Hegele
    • Majority investment in Hermann Pipersberg
    • Investment in Ankerkraut GmbH
  • EQT and Omers on the acquisition of Deutsche Glasfaser
  • Hg on the
    • Acquisition of a majority stake in AUVESY
    • Acquisition of a majority stake in F24
    • Acquisition of a majority stake in Serrala
    • Sale of Eucon, a leading provider of best-in-class market information and data-based systems
  • KLAR Partners on the acquisition of ISS Kanal Services
  • Paragon Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in KME SPECIAL
  • Permira on the acquisition of a majority stake in Engel & Völkers
  • RWE, PreussenElektra, EnBW, and Vattenfall on the transfer of interim storage facilities for radioactive waste
  • Swiss Life Asset Management AG and Gelsenwasser AG on the acquisition of Infrareal
  • TA Associates on the acquisition of Enscape
  • TeamViewer on the
    • Acquisition of Viscopic
    • Acquisition of Xaleon
  • The Carlyle Group on the sale of Klenk Holz
  • Trade Republic on its US$900 million Series C financing
  • Trilantic Europe on its investment in Smile Eyes
  • Triton on the
    • Sale of SGL
    • Acquisition and high-yield bond financing related to Renk Group

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwältin (Germany)

Education

  • Tax Advisor, Ministry of Finance, 2016
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Schleswig, 2012
  • LL.M., King's College London, 2009
  • First German State Exam, University of Hamburg, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Practices