Expertise

Corporate law
M&A

 

Curriculum vitae

Admitted to the German bar as Rechtsanwalt in 2004.

Heiner Feldhaus is a founding partner of Gütt Olk Feldhaus. He advises clients on all corporate and commercial matters, including capital markets and regulatory issues.

Heiner has many years of experience advising publicly listed and privately owned companies as well as private equity investors and venture capital funds on national and international M&A transactions. He also has extensive experience in providing ongoing advice to family-owned businesses and shareholders, including advising on succession and inheritance issues.

Heiner is an advisory board member for a family-owned publishing house and a member of the board of sdw Alumni e.V. (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft – Studienförderwerk Klaus Murmann).

Heiner studied in Heidelberg, Bonn, Brussels and New York, and completed his legal traineeship in Hamburg, Berlin and Frankfurt. In 2002, he received his doctorate (Dr. jur.) from the University of Bonn. Prior to founding Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Heiner spent several years with leading law firms in Berlin and Munich, latterly at the Munich office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

He is the author of several publications on corporate and capital markets law.

Reference clients

  • Advising Allianz Group on its investment in N26 and other venture capital and mid-cap transactions
  • Advising the founders of online pharmacy medpex on sale to DocMorris (Zur Rose Group)
  • Advising ZF Friedrichshafen on its investment in radar sensor specialist Astyx
  • Advising Verlagsgruppe Random House on sale of Gerth Medien to Stiftung Christliche Medien (2016) and other transactions