Philipp is an experienced corporate and M&A lawyer with a strong international expertise, particularly in the banking, tech, private equity and venture capital sector. Since his previous position as senior counsel and vice president at the corporate and regulatory legal department of a DAX-listed international commercial bank, he also advises on regulatory law as well as on complex corporate and loan portfolio transactions in the financial industry.
When working closely with his clients, Philipp is crafting pragmatic legal solutions which combine all relevant legal aspects as well as the client's economic needs. Therefore, he becomes their reliable legal advisor and trustworthy sparring partner.
Philipp is an active member of the growing venture capital, start-up and fintech community in Germany. With his great sense of innovative technology and business models, he successfully navigates founders and investors through all legal aspects of the full life cycle of start-ups, including founding, financing, share and asset deals as well as IPOs.
Areas of Focus
Advising Commerzbank on the sale of a CRE portfolio (€2,2 bn) to JP Morgan and Lone Star.
Advising Commerzbank on the sale of its IPWM unit CISAL to Julius Bär.
Advising main incubator on its VC-investment in retresco.
Advising main incubator on its VC-investment in Bilendo.
Advising main incubator on its VC-investment in OptioPay.
Advising main incubator on its VC-investment in Traxpay.
Advising main incubator on its VC-investment in Grover (former ByeBuy).