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Purchase and Sale of a Company, Purchase of Shares

Attorneys and Tax Advisers for Company Purchases, Sales and the Purchase of Shares

Purchasing a company entails a variety of questions relating to corporate, civil and tax law. It is strongly recommended to seek professional assistance in order to arrive at a tax-optimised structure. Further information is provided in the following. Our experienced experts advise German and international companies on finance, shares, capital increases as well as the purchase of shares and restructuring efforts. We can advise and support you as a buyer or vendor in the tax- and liability-optimised drafting of agreements for the purchase of companies or shares. Smaller transactions enjoy the same level of diligence and professional approach as large transactions.

Practice areas:

  • Structuring of transactions under civil law
  • Drafting of agreements
  • Dealing with retirement concessions 
  • Letter of Intent
  • Conduct of and support in contract negotiations 
  • Conducting a due diligence
  • Company valuation
  • Tax-optimised structuring
  • Management buy out (MBO)
  • Management buy in (MBI)
  • Utilising losses brought forward
  • Creation of depreciation bases
  • Succession advice
  • Practice handover
  • Admission of a partner in law firms/medical practices
  • Warranty rights
LHP: Attorneys at Law, Tax Law Specialists, Tax Advisers PartmbB


An der Pauluskirche 3-5, 50677 Cologne,
Telephone: +49 221 39 09 770


Tödistrasse 53, CH-8027 Zurich,
Telephone: +41 44 212 3535

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