Hogan Lovells advises NORD/LB and Deutsche Hypo on merger and full integration

Led by Frankfurt partner Tim Oliver Brandi, international law firm Hogan Lovells is advising Norddeutsche Landesbank - Girozentrale - (NORD/LB) and Deutsche Hypothekenbank (Actien-Gesellschaft) (Deutsche Hypo) on the merger and full integration of Deutsche Hypo into NORD/LB.

The Owners' Meeting of NORD/LB and the General Meeting of Deutsche Hypo decided at their respective meetings on 14 December 2020 that Deutsche Hypo should be fully integrated into NORD/LB. The integration of Deutsche Hypo into NORD/LB will take place by way of a merger on the basis of § 16 para. 1 no. 2 of the NORD/LB State Treaty. The merger is expected to be completed on 30 June 2021 by entry in the commercial register. 

Hogan Lovells is advising NORD/LB and Deutsche Hypo comprehensively on all relevant legal issues as joint legal transaction advisor in the context of this merger and integration process.

Hogan Lovells für NORD/LB and Deutsche Hypo


Dr. Tim Oliver Brandi (Lead Partner), Lena Jahnke (Associate) (both Corporate); 

Dr. Kerstin Neighbour (Partner), Dr. Sabrina Gäbeler (Counsel) (both Employment); 

Dr. Julian Fischer (Partner), Dr. Jochen Seitz (Partner), Markus Brusch (Counsel), Lennart Lautenschlager (Counsel), Frank Salzgeber (Associate) (all Capital Markets); 

Dr. Richard Reimer (Partner), Sarah Wrage (Senior Associate) (both Financial Services); 

Prof. Dr. Fabian Pfuhl (Counsel, Intellectual Property).


Dr. Heiko Gemmel (Partner), Dr. Christoph Küppers (Partner), Anne-Svenja de Kiff (Senior Associate) (all Tax).


Dr. Marc Schweda (Partner, Fusion Control);

Dr. Fabian Ernst (Associate, Employment).

In addition, several cross-border offices of Hogan Lovells are actively engaged in the processing of the project.

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