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About Dr. Mesut Korkmaz

Mesut primarily advises corporate clients and financial investors on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, corporate restructurings as well as general corporate and capital market law matters.

He speaks German, English and Turkish.

Recent work

  • Advising Hellman & Friedman on the public takeover offer and the subsequent delisting tender offer to the shareholders of zooplus AG
  • Advising BorgWarner Inc. on the public takeover offer to the shareholders of AKASOL AG and the subsequent merger squeeze-out of minority shareholders
  • Advising KKR on the delisting tender offer to the shareholders of Axel Springer SE and on the subsequent squeeze-out of minority shareholders
  • Advising Umicore on the merger squeeze-out of Agosi AG's minority shareholders
  • Advising RWE AG on the refocusing of its activities in connection with the asset swap with E.ON SE, including the sale of a majority stake in innogy SE, the acquisition of E.ON’s and innogy’s renewables business as well as the aquisition of a minority stake in E.ON SE
  • Advising ADLER Real Estate AG on the sale of its majority stake in Accentro Real Estate AG
  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group on its proposed business combination with Deutsche Börse AG
  • Advising Vonovia SE on the unsolicited public tender offer for Deutsche Wohnen AG
  • Advising E.ON SE on the sale of Energy from Waste (EEW) 
  • Advising EQT on the acquisition of audibene GmbH

Qualifications

University education

  • University of Bonn (Law)
  • University of Cologne (Dr. iur.)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M.)

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany

Publications

  • The "Hydrogen Accelerator" – a key element of the Commission’s "REPowerEU Plan"

  • EWiR 2022, 107 - 109 Zur Heranziehung von Vorerwerbspreisen bei Festsetzung der Barabfindung für Zwecke eines Squeeze-outs, Anmerkung zu OLG Frankfurt, Beschl. v. 13.09.2021– 21 W 38/15

  • EWiR 2019, 105 - 106 Zur Anwendbarkeit der Sperrfrist gem. § 93 Abs. 4 S. 3 AktG auf eine Vereinbarung zur Einholung eines bindenden Schiedsgutachtens über Schadensersatzansprüche, Anmerkung zu OLG München, Urt. v. 09.08.2018 – 23 U 1669/17

  • WM 2017, 222 - 228 Wandelschuldverschreibungen bei der Übernahme börsennotierter Gesellschaften

  • GWR 2014, 324 Gesellschaftsvertragliche Ausscheidensregelung bei Simultaninsolvenz von KG und Komplementärin, Anmerkung zu BGH, Urt. v. 08.05.2014 – I ZR 217/12

  • Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden 2014, 328 Seiten Die Doppelinsolvenz bei der Kommanditgesellschaft