Dr. Michael Stobbe, M.C.J. (NYU)

Lawyer, Partner*

Practice Areas

  • Transactional work, in particular company acquisitions, real estate share deals and joint ventures
  • Company law, in particular the German stock corporation act and the limited liability companies act
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Insolvency and creditor advisory services
  • Corporate restructuring
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2002
  • Worked in a major international law firm in the practice areas of company law, M&A, banking and capital markets
  • Doctorate (Dr. jur.) from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (1999)
  • Research assistant at the Chair of Civil Law (Prof. Dr. Detlef Leenen), Freie Universität Berlin
  • Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin and at New York University, School of Law, New York, (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, M.C.J.)
Languages
  • English, German
Awards
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “M&A” (Juve Handbuch 2021-2024)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers” in the area of “Corporate Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany 2020-2024)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Corporate Law” (The Legal 500 2021-2023) and “M&A” (The Legal 500 2023)
Lectures and events
  • Stobbe, Michael: Position and responsibility of the Supervisory Board, Workshop for a.o.: Cooper Standard, June 2016.
  • Stobbe, Michael: Bank responsibility and capital preservation, Workshop for a.o.: Berliner Volksbank,  January 2016.
  • Stobbe, Michael: Share purchase (share deal) in property transactions, Workshop for a.o.: BNP Paribas Real Estate, January 2013 / Allianz January, 2013 / Zech-Gruppe (Art Invest), June 2012 / SIGNA Real Estate, 2014.
Publications
  • Stobbe, Michael: Focussing through spin-off of parts of the company, in: FAZ Frankfurter Allg. Sonntagszeitung, 25 June 2017, Page 3.
  • Stobbe, Michael / Kahler, Jörg: IP rights in M&A transactions, in: FINANCE Magazin, Sonderbeilage Top-Kanzleien, Edition 1/2016, Page 6.
  • Stobbe, Michael: Financial information in securities prospectuses under the new law, in: Going Public, May 2006, Page 30.
  • Stobbe, Michael: The enforcement of corporate law claims of the insolvent GmbH in the interest of creditors, Diss. Univ. Jena 1999.
  • Deal News
    24 January 2024

    GSK Stockmann advises Medicover on acquisition of the IFLB Group

    A GSK Stockmann team provided comprehensive advice to Medicover on the negotiation, closing and execution of the transaction.

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  • Law firm
    24 June 2022

    Germany’s Best Lawyers 2022: Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers recommend 53 lawyers from GSK Stockmann

    The renowned US publication Best Lawyers has once again published its list of “Germany’s Best Lawyers” of the year in cooperation with Handelsblatt. A total of 53 GSK lawyers...

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  • Deal News
    02 November 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises Becken Group on the acquisition of INDUSTRIA WOHNEN

    GSK Stockmann advised the Hamburg-based Becken Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in INDUSTRIA WOHNEN GmbH.

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