News 07 Dec. 2009

JUVE Counts Curtis Among Germany's Leading Firms For Mergers and Acquisitions Work

Frankfurt, December 7, 2009 — In its latest rankings, Germany's leading legal news publication has named Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP one of the leading mergers and acquisitions law firms in Germany. This is the first time the firm's Frankfurt office has been included in these prestigious annual rankings which identify the top law firms in various practice areas and regions across Germany.

Curtis is one of nine firms listed in the Frankfurt mergers and acquisitions section of this year's edition of the JUVE Handbook. In the write-up for the firm, JUVE notes the arrivals of partner Dr. Thilo Winkeler and, more recently, partners Christian Fingerhut, Dr. Jörn Hirschmann and Dr. Markus Söhnchen, and recognizes the office's “strong reputation for international infrastructure projects.”

Established in 1990, the Curtis Frankfurt office is composed of German-qualified lawyers, certified tax advisors and certified labor law practitioners who integrate seamlessly with lawyers in other firm offices to meet the business needs of clients in Germany and throughout the world. Our Frankfurt-based lawyers provide full transactional practice capabilities, representing buyers, sellers, and strategic and financial investors in both purely German domestic matters and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions. The team also advises on business set-ups, joint ventures, and general corporate law, and represents clients in all types of banking, debt/equity capital markets and investment management transactions, including securities offerings and placements, fund formation and debt restructuring. In addition to handling matters throughout Germany and the European Union, the office is also well-known for its experience in matters pertaining to Turkey, Dubai, Oman and Kazakhstan.