Marc V. Kramer

Partner, Frankfurt Managing Partner

Marc V. Kramer is widely recognized for his financial markets, asset management and investment funds expertise. He advises funds and fund managers, financial services providers and investors on German, EU and international legal and regulatory aspects of professional asset and investment management across all asset classes. He is particularly attuned to the unique requirements, challenges and concerns relevant to regulated institutional investors and family offices. In addition, Mr. Kramer runs a well-established sports law practice advising clubs, athletes, coaches, agencies and investors on German and international sports law and regulations.

Asset & Investment Management

Mr. Kramer and his team work for numerous German and international asset and investment managers including banks, insurance companies, pension funds and plans, Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) and family offices. Combining profound expertise and long-standing experience in domestic and cross-border asset management across all asset classes and a plethora of investment products with banking and insurance regulations. Mr. Kramer has relevant expert knowledge in areas that include securities, finance, corporate/M&A, real estate and investment tax. Mr. Kramer and the team are called on for day-to-day stand-alone and transactional advice.

Investment Funds

German and international pooled investment vehicles, GPs and investors rely on Mr. Kramer for advice on a broad range of fund-related mandates across a product’s life cycle. His group’s experience comprises all aspects of structuring, forming, documenting and operating of funds and investment companies as well as fund marketing, fund investment, fund finance, fund due diligence, regulatory and tax. He offers a one-stop solution to both GPs and institutional investors across a broad range of sectors, private and registered and open- and closed-ended fund products that include UCITS, hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, debt, real estate, infrastructure, energy and funds of funds.

Regulatory and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports

Mr. Kramer’s additional practice features in-depth knowledge relating to all legal and regulatory aspects of German and international professional sports, particularly in basketball, soccer and other team sports. He provides legal advice and represents clubs, athletes, coaches, agencies, sponsors and investors. Mr. Kramer assists with contract negotiations and all sorts of out-of-court activities as well as disputes.

Languages

German

English

French

Marc V. Kramer is widely recognized for his financial markets, asset management and investment funds expertise. He advises funds and fund managers, financial services providers and investors on German, EU and international legal and regulatory aspects of professional asset and investment management across all asset classes. He is particularly attuned to the unique requirements, challenges and concerns relevant to regulated institutional investors and family offices. In addition, Mr. Kramer runs a well-established sports law practice advising clubs, athletes, coaches, agencies and investors on German and international sports law and regulations.