Dr. Tim Oliver Brandi, LL.M. (Columbia)
Tim Oliver Brandi looks back to more than 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions and corporate law. Since the financial crisis Tim also advises in banking regulatory law focusing on the restructuring of financial institutions. Due to his extensive knowledge and experience at the intersection of corporate and banking regulatory law, Tim is recognized as being one of the leading corporate lawyers in Germany.
You can rely on Tim Oliver Brandi's support in case of complex acquisitions and restructurings in the financial industry (banks, payment services and other financial services) and in other industry sectors (e.g. real estate, industrial, automotive, retail and consumer). Tim advises on public takeovers and private M&A transactions. He is your point of contact for complex issues in corporate law and banking regulatory law. Portfolio transactions count among the core competencies of Tim Oliver Brandi. During the financial crisis Tim has advised at the forefront of the most significant state interventions in the German banking industry. His experience and knowledge encompasses complex real estate transactions. Leading German and European players in the financial industry place their trust in his Well-known industrial enterprises and payment service providers as well as German 'Mittelstand' enterprises form part of his clientele.
Clients acknowledge Tim Oliver Brandi as being 'outstanding – the best cooperation we have ever had', 'I have rarely seen such high caliber' and say that he 'always thinks one step ahead'. He is known for being 'very like-able' and someone who 'impresses the other side in negotiations'. Competitors say that he is a 'brilliant lawyer' and 'has a very good grip on his team' (all quotes from JUVE).Tim Oliver Brandi heads the corporate and mergers & acquisitions team of the Frankfurt office of Hogan Lovells.
He is co-author of a commentary on the German Takeover Code and of a commentary of the German Banking Act.
'Recognized practitioner for Corporate/M&A high-end capability'
Highly recommended lawyer for M&A and Highly recommended lawyer for Banking supervisory law
Areas of Focus
Advising REWE Group on the acquisition of a 50% stake in Fegro/Selgros Group from Otto Group.
Advising FMS Wertmanagement on the acquisition of DEPFA BANK plc.
Advising Erste Abwicklungsanstalt (EAA) on the acquisition of risk assets and non-strategic business units of WestLB in the amount of €71bnand on the organisational set-up of EAA.
Advising Frankfurter Sparkasse on the sale of the commercial real estate portfolio of Corpus Sireo to Deutsche Bank Asset & Wealth Management and on the sale of Corpus Sireo to Swiss Life.
Advising Prudential Assurance Company, M&G Secured Debt Fund, M&G Dynamic European Loan Fund and LHI Leasing GmbH on the sale of Christie Group, the owner of four shopping centers in Berlin and Dresden, to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing.
Advising the German Federal Ministry of Finance on the €18.2bn recapitalisation of Commerzbank AG and the grant of a €15bn guarantee by SoFFin under the German bank stabilisation scheme.
2012 - 2015
Leading corporate rainmaker
2009 - 2015
Highly recommended lawyer for Corporate Law
2009 - 2015
Highly recommended lawyer for Banking Regulatory Law
2009 - 2014
Recommended as Top Lawyer for M&A
2005 - 2015
Highly recommended lawyer for M&A
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