Tobias Geerling

Tobias Geerling

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Recognized since 2012

Munich, Germany

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Tax Law

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Tobias Geerling is a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges Munich office. His practice focuses on transactional work, advising in particular on tax, cross-border private equity and M&A transactions as well as on international corporate partnership real estate, insolvency and exempt organization tax issues. He has extensive experience handling tax-efficient structuring of M&A transactions, corporate re-organizations, fund structuring and tax-driven derivatives. His experience expands in a number of sectors including automotive, telecommunications, real estate, e-commerce and technology. Mr. Geerling has lectured and published on various corporate law and tax law matters, including his supplements in the Commentary to the German transformation and spin off rules (Umwandlungsgesetz) published by the leading publishing house "Beck". Tobias Geerling started his career with one of the big four accounting firms and has since worked in Berlin, Düsseldorf, New York and Frankfurt.

Contact & Links
  • Maximilianhoefe
    Maximilianstrasse 13
    Munich 80539
  • English
  • German
Bar Admissions
  • Germany, Germany

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 for work in:
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law

Advent International
Acquisition of Williams Lea Tag from Deutsche Post
Advent International and Bain Capital
Acquisition of Concardis from a consortium of banks including Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, UniCredit, DZ Bank and a number of small German savings banks
Alibaba Group
Acquisition of Daraz from Rocket Internet
Centerbridge Partners
Sale of A.T.U. Group to Mobivia Group
Centerbridge Partners LP
Acquisition of Senvion SE (formerly REpower Systems SE) from the Suzlon Group
Change Capital Partners
Sale of Hallhuber to Gerry Weber International AG
GHO Capital Partners
Acquisition of Linimed Gruppe from Vitruvian Partners
Acquisition of a majority stake in heidelpay from AnaCap
KKR/ TTL Real Estate GmbH
Sale of their respective share in GEG German Estate Group to DIC Asset AG
MS Industrie AG
Sale of MS Industries Inc. in the U.S.
Novalpina Capital
Take-private of Olympic Entertainment Group
Novalpina Capital
Support of the MBO/acquisition of NSO Group from Francisco Partners
Pernod Ricard
Minority investment in Africa Internet Group (Jumia)
Professional Datasolutions
Acquisition of Lomosoft GmbH from Abs Bonifer Speditions Gmbh & Co Kg
Schwind eye-tech-solutions
Sale to Ardian
Summit Partners
Acquisition of a majority stake in 360 Treasury Systems AG
Tipico Co. Ltd. (Founders/ Shareholders)
Sale of a majority stake in the company to CVC Capital Partners
TPG Capital
Carve-out of the MEDIA Broadcast Group from TDF Group and the subsequent sale to Freenet AG
Acquisition of Arivia

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