Dr. Alexander Koch
Alexander Koch supports you in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions with an emphasis on highly regulated industries. He is senior associate in our office in Hamburg. Alexander gained in-depth energy industry expertise in the energy and defense sector. In the last years he helped several companies to let our electricity become "greener". He assisted utilities, investors and banks in developing, investing and financing renewable energy project and state of the art conventional power plans.
Alexander has substantial experience with regulatory topics such as remuneration scheme, grid connection and complex permit procedure based on various onshore and offshore wind transaction as well as solar power projects. In 2014 he has been seconded to our office in London for three months. In another secondment Alexander assisted the M&A legal department of Airbus Group in Toulouse for six months in 2015.
Alexander studied law in Osnabrueck and Leiden. He wrote his doctoral thesis about European and comparative antitrust law. During his legal traineeship Alexander worked in the legal department of a leading German multinational engineering and electronics company in Singapore and for our office in Hamburg.
Areas of Focus
Mitsubishi Corp. on the acquisition of a participation and entering into a joint venture with TenneT regarding the offshore grid connection of BorWin1 and BorWin2.
Mitsubishi Corp. on the acquisition of a participation and entering into a joint venture with TenneT regarding the offshore grid connection of HelWin 2 und DolWin 2.
Consortium of several Danish pension funds on the acquisition of a 50% stake in the German offshore wind farm project Gode Wind 2.
Advising the DZ Bank on the project financing of various onshore wind parks in Germany with a total capacity of over 200 MW, particularly on regulatory law and public-law permits.
Stadtwerke Aachen AG on the acquisition of a 25.1% equity share in Stadtwerke Lübeck GmbH.
Advising a Danish company on the acquisition of an onshore wind farm portfolio.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd on its entry into of a global joint venture of the businesses of Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery Inc. and Siemens in the field of metals machinery technology.
Energy generator on all questions relating to the grid connection of its offshore wind farm projects including the assessment of potential claims against the TSO.