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Dr. Christoph Louven

Partner
Dusseldorf

Dr. Christoph Louven
Languages
English, German, Spanish
Practice Group
Corporate

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.

"Standout corporate lawyer" and "praised for his wide-ranging skills". Clients are impressed with Christoph Louven.

Chambers Europe, 2008 - 2014

Representative Experience

Advising 3M on the acquisition of the membrana business from Polypore Inc.

Advising ARAG SE on a multi-jurisdictional cross-border merger project.

Advising Hannover Rückversicherung AG on the conversion into a SE.

Advising Ametek Inc. on its acquisition of Dunkermotoren-Group from Triton.

Advising VW (members of the supervisory board) on the merger with Porsche.

Advising Elster Group SE (independent Board Members) on its public takeover by Melrose Plc.

Advising CTA's of numerous large listed companies, including BASF, Allianz, Dresdner Bank, Commerzbank.

Education and admissions

Education

  • Second State Exam in Law, 1996
  • Dr. iur., summa cum laude, University of Cologne, 1995
  • First State Exam in Law, 1993

2015

Leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A

Chambers Europe

2015

Leading lawyer for Insurance: Transactional

Chambers Europe

2015

Recommended lawyer for Insurance

Who's Who Legal

2015

Recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers

2012 – 2015

Recommended lawyer for Insurance

Chambers Europe

2008 – 2015

Recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A

Chambers Europe

2006 – 2015

Recommended lawyer for M&A, Corporate and Corporate Advice to insurers

JUVE handbook

 

Top 25 M&A-lawyers

Wirtschaftswoche

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