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About Dr. Tobias Franz

Tobias Franz is an associate in our tax department.

Recent work

  • Advising Liberty Global plc i.a. on the sale of the Unitymedia Group to Vodafone
  • Advising HSH Nordbank AG (now: Hamburg Commercial Bank AG) i.a. on its privatisation
  • Advising Freudenberg SE on the sale of its IT business unit to Canadian IT company Syntax
  • Advising Aurubis AG on the acquisition of Metallo Group from Towerbrook Capital Partners
  • Advising AXA IM - Real Assets on a joint venture with Sirius Real Estate Ltd.
  • Advising AXA IM - Real Assets on the acquisition of a portfolio of eleven hotels from Principal Real Estate
  • Advising Antirion SGR on the acquisition of the headquarter of Thales Deutschland from Samsung
  • Advising further institutional investors on the acquisition and sale of real estate as well as legal disputes with tax authorities and contract partners
  • Advising MYR GmbH on its acquisition by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Advising Grünenthal on the acquisition of Mestex AG
  • Advising Continental AG on complex reorganisations (inter alia, relating to the separation of the Vitesco business)
  • Advising A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S on the acquisition of Senator International group
  • Advising Evotec SE on its Nasdaq listing



  • Steuerberater (2021)
  • Rechtsanwalt (2018) und Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht (2022)
  • Dr. jur. (2017, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
  • M.Sc. (2016, FernUniversität in Hagen)
  • M.Jur. (2015, University of Oxford)
  • B.Sc. (2013, FernUniversität in Hagen)