Dr. Laurenz Wieneke, LL.M.

Rechtsanwalt
Partner
Practice Group: Capital Markets
Practice Group: Real Estate Investments

Laurenz Wieneke is a partner in our Frankfurt office and a member of our Capital Markets and Real Estate Investment Groups. One of his main areas of expertise is advising German and international corporate groups on matters involving stock corporation and group law in con-nection with transactions and restructuring and in the fields of corporate governance and compliance. Besides this, he advises issuers, investors and German and international credit institutions acting as syndicate banks on equity, equity-related and debt issues.

Expertise

  • Stock corporation law
  • Banking and capital markets law
  • Real estate transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Compliance

Career

  • Postgraduate Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Cambridge (England)
  • Studied law and philosophy at the Universities of Bonn, Würzburg and Berlin
  • Internship at the Superior Court of Justice in Berlin
  • Research assistant at the Institute of Banking and Capital Markets Law at Humboldt University of Berlin
  • At Noerr since 1998, first in the Berlin and Düsseldorf offices, since 2002 in Frankfurt am Main
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, TAG Immobilien AG, RIB Software SE, ISARIA Wohnbau AG, ADLER Real Estate AG, B.R.A.I.N. Biotechnology Research and Information Network AG, Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG, Deutsche Industrie REIT-AG, Gateway Real Estate AG, Frequentis AG, etc.: Advising on capital market transactions for both issuers and underwriters
  • Schuler AG, hotel.de AG, Colonia Real Estate AG, Analytik Jena AG, Westgrund AG, ESTAVIS AG, ISARIA Wohnbau AG, Tom Tailor AG, etc.: Advising on takeovers of listed companies
  • Fresenius Medical Care AG: Advising on the transformation into a partnership limited by shares
  • ProSieben Media AG: Advising on the company’s merger with Sat.1 Holding GmbH
  • TAG Immobilien AG, Stora Enso Beteiligungen GmbH, Thomas Cook AG, Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG, etc.: Advising on national and international M&A transactions

Distinctions

  • Leading expert in corporate law, Best Lawyers in Germany (2016)
  • Recommended as a leading expert in capital markets law, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Legal 500
  • Frequently recommended lawyer for corporate law, JUVE and Best Lawyers Germany

Memberships

  • Corporate Law Association (GVR)
  • Banking and Capital Markets Law working group of the German Lawyers’ Association (DAV)
  • Library Society of Humboldt University of Berlin

Selected Publications

  • Kommentierung der §§ 67 bis 75 AktG, Bürgers/Körber, (eds), Heidelberger Kommentar zum AktG, 4th edition, Heidelberg 2017
  • Immobilien-Aktiengesellschaften, Rottke/Goepfert/Hamberger (eds), Immobilien-wirtschaftslehre – Recht, Wiesbaden 2016, p. 691 et seq.
  • Die KGaA als börsennotiertes Unternehmen, Bürgers/Fett (eds), Die Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien, 2nd edition, Munich 2015, p. 499 et seq. (with Dr Torsten Fett)
  • Strukturierungsfragen beim Erwerb der Kontrolle über deutsche börsennotierte Unternehmen durch chinesische Investoren (with Dr Stephan Schulz), Yuanshi Bu (ed.), Chinesische Outbound-Investitionen in Deutschland, Tübingen 2014, p. 109 et seq.
  • Kommentierung von Anhang I EUProspV, Holzborn (ed.), Wertpapierprospektgesetz mit EU­Prospektverordnung, 2nd edition 2014 (with Dr Holger Alfes) 
  • Leitungsstrukturen bei Integration deutscher Gesellschaften in internationale Konzerne, Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung (ed.), Gesellschaftsrecht in der Diskussion 2010, Cologne 2011, p. 91 et seq.
  • Beschlussfassung der Hauptversammlung in Abweichung von den Vorschlägen der Verwaltung, Festschrift für Eberhard Schwark, Munich 2009, p. 305 et seq.
  • Emissionspublizität und informationelle Gleichbehandlung der Anleger, Grundmann/Schwintowski/Singer/Weber (eds), Anleger­ und Funktionsschutz durch Kapitalmarktrecht, Berlin 2006, p. 37 et seq.
  • Namensaktien bei Neugründung, von Rosen/Seifert (eds), Die Namensaktie, Frankfurt 2000, p. 229 et seq.
  • Discount-­Broking und Anlegerschutz, Baden-­Baden 1998 (doctoral thesis)