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Dr. Volker Geyrhalter


Dr. Volker Geyrhalter

Volker Geyrhalter is an experienced corporate partner who has handled a lot of M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. Volker often works for international clients, in particular from the US, on inbound transaction into Germany. He is praised by his clients for his strong project management skills and is the go-to lawyer for a pragmatic and solution-driven deal execution. He has a particular strength on deals in the technology, media and telecommunications sector but has also relevant experience in the life-sciences, industrial, automotive, aerospace and real estate sector.

Volker is based in the Munich office and is well connected within the firm. During his career in the firm he has worked for six months each out of our Frankfurt and our London office.

Volker holds a doctorate (Dr. jur.) from the University of Regensburg and was admitted to the bar in 1997. He became a partner of the firm in 2002. Volker is deeply involved in the recruitment and talent development processes of the firm in Germany and holds a responsibility as the German Personal Partner of the firm.

He is the author of various articles on corporate law in legal journals and co-author of the handbooks "Transatlantic Mergers & Acquisitions" and "Rechtshandbuch Private Equity".

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A

JUVE handbook, 2004 – 2016

Representative Experience

Advising Cimpress NV on the acquisition of WIRmachenDRUCK GmbH.

Advising Funding Circle Holdings Limited on the acquisition of Zencap Global S.à r.l.

Advising Deutsche Telekom AG on the acquisition of the healthcare business of BrightOne from Aurelius AG.

Advising Deutsche Telekom AG on the sale of T-Systems Individual Desktop Solutions GmbH to Aurelius AG.

Advising Teradata Corporation on the acquisition of the eCircle-Group from TA Associates.

Advising Parametric Technology Corporation on the acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH.

Advising Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of FastViewer GmbH.

Advising EBS GmbH on the sale of European Business School to SRH Group.

Advising Genzyme Corporation on the sale of the diagnostics business to Sekisui.

Advising Genzyme Corporation on the sale of the pharmaceuticals business to ICG.

Advising Honeywell Inc. on the sale of Consumable Solutions Business to BA Aerospace.

Advising Honeywell Inc. on the acquisition of Saia-Burgess-Control-Group from Johnson Electrics.

Advising Summit Research Labs. on the acquisition of the business divisions Gypsum and Pharma/Cosmetics from ICL.

Advising Deutsche Telekom Venture Funds GmbH on its investments in my taxi, Jamii GmbH and 6 Wunderkinder GmbH.

Advising KleinerPerkins on the investment in Friedola Tech GmbH.

Education and admissions


  • Dr. iur., University of Regensburg

2004 - 2016

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A

JUVE handbook

2004 - 2016

Frequently recommended lawyer for Private Equity & Venture Capital

JUVE handbook


"Good skills in negotiations, quick grasp and good management of difficult international legal issues."

JUVE handbook


Recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A

Chambers Germany


"Pragmatic and solution-oriented"

Legal 500 Germany

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