Dr. Carsten Berrar is a member of S&C’s Management Committee, managing partner of the Firm’s Frankfurt office and co-head of the Global Capital Markets Group. Dr. Berrar is one of Germany’s leading lawyers for both capital markets and M&A matters. His capital markets experience on both the issuer’s and underwriters’ side includes many of the largest and most significant IPOs, rights offerings and listings in Germany in the last 25 years. He is the only German lawyer ranked as “star individual” for German Equity Capital Markets by Chambers Europe (since 2010). At the same time, Dr. Berrar has advised on many landmark M&A transactions in Germany, thereby particularly shaping the German public M&A market. He has been recognized as German “Dealmaker of the Year” several times.
Dr. Berrar is also a seasoned corporate and corporate governance advisor who counsels clients on a wide range of topics such as shareholder meetings, transformational transactions (e.g. spin-offs/subsidiary IPOs) and post-transaction corporate measures, which has seen him recognized as one of the leading corporate lawyers in Germany by JUVE Magazin.
This combination of a multidisciplinary transactional practice and a leading advisory role make Dr. Berrar one of the key senior business law advisors in Germany.