Martin Hitzer

Partner | Rechtsanwalt
Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany 2021/2022
"Recommended for corporate law"

Martin Hitzer

Partner | Rechtsanwalt
Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany 2021/2022
"Recommended for corporate law"
Expertise
Expertise

Martin focuses on advising listed companies and private companies in difficult decision-making situations, in particular on public takeovers and complex transactions, group integration and reorganisation measures, dealing with shareholder and investor activism as well as on information and disclosure obligations under capital markets law. He also has extensive experience in advising on corporate governance (including cyber security and sustainable corporate governance, due diligence and fiduciary duties, compliance and internal investigations).

Vita
Martin studied at the University of Hamburg. He has been a partner at Gleiss Lutz since 2010. Between 2002–2005 and 2006–2009 Martin was with an international law firm in Düsseldorf and London and from 2005–2006 with an investment bank in London.

In surveys of leading commercial lawyers in Germany, he has been listed for many years as a "TOP lawyer in corporate law" (Wirtschaftswoche), "Frequently recommended for corporate law/M&A" (JUVE, Handelsblatt) and as a "Notable practitioner for M&A" (IFLR 1000). He is an active member of the Corporate Governance Group of the IBA and was a lecturer for M&A at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Martin speaks German and English.
Fields
Fields
Compliance & InvestigationsCorporateMergers and AcquisitionsDigital EconomyESG: Environment – Social – Governance
Mandates
Mandates
23.02.2022
Gleiss Lutz advises the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG regarding a potential IPO of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
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17.12.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises financial advisor Morgan Stanley on takeover bid to Aareal Bank shareholders
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16.09.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises thyssenkrupp on sale of AST Group to Arvedi
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09.08.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Schaltbau Holding on public takeover offer by Carlyle Group and investment agreement
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23.07.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises on General Meeting of Volkswagen AG
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Know-How
Know-How
16.09.2020
News about Germany’s UBO Register: Do veto rights or blocking stakes make you an Ultimate Beneficial Owner?
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01.07.2020
Module C of the Issuer Guidelines: BaFin refines adminis-trative practice on insider rules and ad hoc disclosure
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Fields
Fields
Compliance & InvestigationsCorporateMergers and AcquisitionsDigital EconomyESG: Environment – Social – Governance
Mandates
Mandates
23.02.2022
Gleiss Lutz advises the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG regarding a potential IPO of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
More
17.12.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises financial advisor Morgan Stanley on takeover bid to Aareal Bank shareholders
More
16.09.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises thyssenkrupp on sale of AST Group to Arvedi
More
09.08.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Schaltbau Holding on public takeover offer by Carlyle Group and investment agreement
More
23.07.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises on General Meeting of Volkswagen AG
More
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