Our Dusseldorf partner Birgit Reese has more than 16 years of experience in domestic and cross-border, public and private M&A transactions. Furthermore, she advises on reorganisations, corporate governance and corporate compliance issues. Birgit focuses on insurance and reinsurance companies, financial institutions and the automotive industry.
Various leading directories such as JUVE, Chambers and Best Lawyers frequently identify Birgit as one of the leading practitioners in the fields of M&A and Corporate Insurance.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Birgit worked as a partner for two other major international law firms. She regularly speaks and publishes on various topics in the field of M&A.
Areas of Focus
BHF-BANK AG: advising on its sale by Deutsche Bank and on the sale of Frankfurter Fondsbank GmbH to Fidelity.*
Elster Group SE as the target company of a friendly takeover by Melrose PLC.*
Nomura: advising on the contemplated acquisition of Delta Lloyd's German insurance business.*
HDI-Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG: advising on the conversion into a European Company (SE).*
Perry Capital: advising on the restructuring of LEG Immobilien Group, the IPO of LEG Immobilien AG and several placement of shares of LEG Immobilien AG in accelerated bookbuilding proceedings.*
*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.
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