Practice Areas

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Corporate Real Estate transactions including joint ventures
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions
  • Commercial and Distribution Law
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2013
  • Partner in a major international law firm from 2005 to 2013
  • Secondment at the New York office of a major international law firm from 2001 to 2002
  • Associate in the Corporate/M&A department of a major German and international law firm since 1997
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (1997)
  • Legal traineeship in Hamburg and Brussels (European Commission)
  • LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Law at the European University Institute, Florence (Italy)
  • Universities of Tübingen, Bonn and Lausanne (Switzerland)
Languages
  • English, German
Awards
  • Recommended lawyer in the fields of “Corporate Law” and “M&A” (The Legal 500 2024)
  • Recommended lawyer in the fields of “M&A, Real Estate Law and Project Development” (Juve Handbuch 2021-2024)
  • Highly recommend lawyer for “M&A mid-cap transactions” (Leaders League 2024)
  • Ranked among “Germany’s Best Lawyers” in the area of “Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Equity Law and Real Estate Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany 2024)
  • Ranked among “Germany’s Best Lawyers” in the area of “Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Real Estate Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany 2021-2023)
  • Ranking among “Germany’s Best Lawyers” in the area of “Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law” (Handelsblatt und Best Lawyers in Germany 2019-2020)
Publications
  • Wilmanns, Max / Löhrius, Stephanie: Über Grenzen hinweg; Meilenstein für die Mobilität von Gesellschaften: Nach der Polbud-Entscheidung umfasst die EU Niederlassungsfreiheit auch die Verlegung des Satzungssitzes einer Gesellschaft über die Grenze, ohne gleichzeitig den tatsächlichen Verwaltungssitz verlegen zu müssen, in: Finance Sonderbeilage – März/April 2018, S. 24 ff.
  • Wilmanns, Max / Edye, Dr. Christian: Analoge Anwendung des Umwandlungsgesetzes auf „Umwandlungen“ außerhalb des Umwandlungsgesetzes?, in: Der Syndikus, Mai/Juni 1999, S. 16 ff.
  • Wilmanns, Max / Mattfeld, Dr. Antje: Die Haftung des Aufsichtsrates im Zeitalter der Corporate Governance, in: Der Syndikus, November/Dezember 1998, S. 18 ff.
  • Deal News
    17 May 2023

    GSK Stockmann advises Pohl-Boskamp on mynoise acquisition

    GSK Stockmann advised G. Pohl-Boskamp GmbH & Co. KG based in Hohenlockstedt in Schleswig-Holstein on the acquisition of Duisburg-based mynoise GmbH. The acquisition allows Pohl...

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  • Deal News
    31 March 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises Element Materials Technology on the acquisition of KDK Kalibrierdienst Kopp

    GSK Stockmann has advised Element Materials Technology Group on the acquisition of KDK Kalibrierdienst Kopp GmbH from Wiesloch near Heidelberg. The parties agreed to keep the purch...

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  • 09 April 2020

    Corporate financing in times of the corona-virus – available government programmes

    In order to mitigate the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, various economic and financial policy measures have been announced, initiated and adopted at federal and...

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