Thorsten Reinhard

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer) and Notar, Frankfurt a. M., Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Family-owned Businesses and Private Clients

Thorsten Reinhard

Thorsten Reinhard's client base comprises multinational groups, financial sponsors and family-owned businesses. He frequently advises on cross-border transactions. His main focus is on mergers and acquisitions, in particular in distressed/restructuring set-ups, and private equity. As a corporate lawyer, Thorsten has special expertise in complex reorganisations such as cross-border mergers and the formation of European Companies (SEs). He was appointed as a notary in 2014.


  • Shareholders in Vicampo on the sale to VIVA eCom Group
  • ISS Group: Advising the group on various strategic projects
  • Vonovia: Advising the residential property company on cross-border reorganisations
  • RIB Software AG: Advising on the company’s conversion into a European Company
  • MicroFocus: Advising on the company’s sale of SUSE to EQT
  • Oddo: Advising the financial group on the acquisition of Meriten Investment Management GmbH
  • ABN AMRO: Advising the bank on the acquisition of the domestic private banking activities of Credit Suisse Germany


  • "Thoughtleader" in M&A, recommended as leading expert in corporate governance, Who’s Who Legal Germany (2022)
  • Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A and corporate, JUVE (2021/2022)
  • Recommended as a leading expert in M&A and corporate, Best Lawyers (2022/2023)
  • Acknowledged as one of the "best German Corporate Lawyers" (Wirtschaftswoche 2019)


  • Legal studies at the Universities of Münster and Poitiers (France)
  • Summer associate at McKinsey & Company and Morgan Stanley
  • Worked in Düsseldorf and London for an international law firm
  • At Noerr since 2005
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Lawyers and Chamber of Notaries


  • Chairman of the supervisory boards of ISS Facility Services Holding GmbH, ISS Communication Services GmbH and ISS Energy Services GmbH
  • Supervisory board of ecotel communication ag (listed company)


  • Notarielle Tätigkeit im Rahmen des Schuldverschreibungsgesetzes, Hauschild/Kallrath/Wachter, Notarhandbuch, Gesellschafts- und Unternehmensrecht, C.H. Beck 2022
  • Commentary on §§ 16 III, 28, 23 SchVG, Reinhard/Schall, Gesetz über Schuldverschreibungen aus Gesamtemissionen, de Gruyter 2020
  • Joint Ventures, Wachter, Handbuch des Fachanwalts für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, ZAP Verlag 2014
  • Schwellenwerte bei der Unternehmensmitbestimmung – Wann beginnt die Mitbestimmung? (with Thomas Lambrich), NJW 2014, p. 2229
  • Anfechtungsrisiko für den Unternehmensverkäufer aus der Veräußerung von Gesellschafterdarlehen? (with Christian Schützler), ZIP 40/2013, pp. 898 et seq.
  • Europäische Gesellschaftsformen, Saenger et al., Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, Nomos Verlag 2011