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Ansgar advises funds, corporate groups and startups on all matters of corporate law. He specializes in equity and debt venture financings of young growth-driven enterprises and in M&A and Private Equity transactions.

In this year's The Best Lawyers® in Germany edition the US publishing house in cooperation with business daily Handelsblatt® commend Ansgar as one of Germany's best lawyers for corporate law.

Education and Career

Ansgar studied law at the University of Munich. Throughout his work on his Ph.D. thesis, he worked as a research assistant at Gleiss Lutz, thereafter as an Associate at Flick Gocke Schaumburg.

Experience

Ansgar’s recent work highlights include advising:

  • Project A Ventures, Lakestar, Creandum, Greyhound Capital and various other venture capital investors on their acquisitions of, and investments in, portfolio companies
  • Tourlane, Raisin, Zeitgold, share, Choco Communications and many other technology companies on their financing rounds (including venture debt)
  • Shareholders of Flightright on the sale to Intermedia
  • Shareholders of Contorion on the sale to Hoffmann Group
  • MDAX-listed Ströer Group on the acquisition of various companies, inter alia Statista and Foodist
  • Raisin on the acquisition of MHB-Bank
  • Friendsurance on cross-border merger
  • Merantix on transformation into a stock corporation as well as in connection with equity financing and spin-off projects

* not a partner within the meaning of the German Partnership Company Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz – PartGG)

  • Articles of Association / Rules of Procedure for the Management and the Advisory Board
    in: Bank/Möllmann, Venture Capital Agreements in Germany 2017 - (forthcoming)
  • Change of Legal Form in the Common Market – Cross-Border Transformation of Companies in Europe
    Mohr Siebeck, 2016 - (in German)