Dr. Christoph Louven
In almost two decades, Christoph Louven has gained huge experience in complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, board room advice and corporate compliance issues (including corporate investigations).
Clients appreciate Christoph's "great depth of knowledge and ability to help them make good decisions, not just from the legal but also from a business point of view" (Chambers Global 2015).
Christoph serves as Head of the practice-group Corporate/M&A in Continental Europe and as a member of our global Corporate Leadership Comittee.
Christoph Louven heads the M&A practice and is described as "very flexible, extremely pragmatic with extensive experience of insurance matters." In addition, he is commended for his "excellent advice and short response times.",
"Standout corporate lawyer", "praised for his wide-ranging skills", "Clients are impressed with Christoph Louven."
3M on the acquisition of the membrana business from Polypore Inc.
ARAG SE on a multi-jurisdictional cross-border merger project.
Hannover Rückversicherung AG on the conversion into a SE.
Ametek Inc. on its acquisition of Dunkermotoren-Group from Triton.
VW (members of the supervisory board) on the merger with Porsche.
Elster Group SE (independent Board Members) on its public takeover by Melrose Plc.
CTA's of numerous large listed companies, including BASF, Allianz, Dresdner Bank, Commerzbank.
Munich Re on its bank assurance - cooperation with Unicredit.
M&A, corporate and corporate advice to insurers
JUVE Handbook, Commercial Law Firms
Who's Who Legal
2008 - 2015
Corporate/M&A - Germany
2012 - 2015
Corporate and M&A
Chambers Europe - Leaders in their Field: recommended in Insurance: Transactional (Germany)
Chambers Europe - Leaders in their Field: recommended in Corporate/M&A (Germany)
Top 25 M&A-lawyers, Germany