Pinsent Masons strengthens M&A practice in Germany

04 Dec 2017 | 09:42 am | 1 min. read

International law firm Pinsent Masons has further enhanced its German M&A practice with the appointment of Dr. Thomas Peschke as Partner in the firm's Düsseldorf office.

Dr. Peschke is an experienced M&A lawyer operating in the Advance Manufacturing and Technology (AMT) sector with specific expertise in the retail sector.  He has extensive experience advising German, Swiss and other international clients on buy side and sell side transactions, mergers as well as cross boarder M&A transactions. He has led numerous M&A negotiations, due diligence projects and joint venture discussions for national and international clients in the AMT and retail sectors.

Dr. Peschke joins from KPMG Law where he helped establish KPMG Law's Düsseldorf office. He also headed the Dutch Desk within KPMG. Working closely with the Pinsent Masons team in Munich, Dr. Peschke’s arrival will bolster the team's capacity to handle complex local and multijurisdictional M&A work in the AMT and retail sector.

Rainer Kreifels, Partner and Head of Germany at Pinsent Masons, comments: “Thomas’ arrival will add strength and depth to our AMT M&A practice in Düsseldorf and his retail sector expertise is a perfect fit for our retail sector initiatives in London and Munich.”

David Isaac, Head of the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology sector at Pinsent Masons said: “Thomas is an exceptional lawyer and we are delighted that he has agreed to join us. Germany is an important and growing market for us and his expertise will strengthen our ability to serve the market internationally.”

Pinsent Masons is continuing its growth strategy in Germany. Since its launch in Munich (2012) and Düsseldorf (2016), the German practice of Pinsent Masons has continued to grow and now has more than 80 lawyers. The German practice is focused on cutting edge legal services in the areas of technology, life sciences, energy and real estate. 

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