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Rainer Dietmann
Partner

For more than 30 years, Rainer Dietmann has been advising and representing medium-sized and larger companies, capital market oriented companies and their owners as well as managing and supervisory bodies in matters relating to corporate law as well as during corporate and financing transactions. Rainer Dietmann has played a role in many national and international corporate transactions such as corporate acquisitions and sales as well as joint venture projects. Furthermore, he has acquired special expertise in assisting with restructuring processes, advising clients on corporate financing, in particular in the negotiating and drafting of complex consortium loans and issuing of corporate bonds for refinancing and investment purposes. His clients appreciate his wealth of experience in various business sectors such as the paper, capital goods, food and chemical industries as well as in the lending and service sector and the live entertainment industry.

Practice areas
  • • Corporate acquisitions and sales, joint venture transactions

  • • Corporation and partnership law, including corporate group law, corporate restructuring and corporate tax law

  • • Corporate financing and restructuring

  • • Legal representation in shareholder disputes

  • • Legal advice for companies in the paper, food, chemical and capital goods industries, for banking institutions as well as companies in the entertainindustryment

Vita
  • • 1975 - 1980 Law studies in Mannheim and London

  • • 1980 - 1982 Research assistant at the Institute for German and International Private and Economic Law, Heidelberg University

  • • 1985 Admitted to the German bar

  • • 1988 Partner of RITTERSHAUS law firm

Publications
  • • „Der Letter of Intent“, FINANCE Sonderbeilage Februar 2004

  • • „Spitzengehälter? So werden Geschäftsführergehälter besteuert“, FINANCE Sonderbeilage Februar 2003

  • • „Steuerlastverteilung beim Engagement ausländischer Künstler“, DER SYNDIKUS 2/2001

  • • „Ertragsteuerliche Aspekte des Sponsoring am Beispiel des Co-Marketing“ (Koautor), DER SYNDIKUS 6/2000

Other activities and memberships
  • • Chairman of the supervisory board of Progroup AG, Offenbach/Queich

  • • Chairman of the supervisory board of GLOBAL Vermögensberatung AG, Wiesbaden

  • • Member of the executive committee of the supervisory board of SSP Deutschland GmbH, Eschborn

  • • Member of the Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung - Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e. V., Frankfurt am Main (Corporate Law Association – Academic Association for Business and Corporate Law)

  • • Member of the North Baden and North Württemberg working group on law and economics at Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg

  • • Chairman of the board of trustees of the Heinrich Vetter foundation, Ilvesheim/Mannheim

About me:

I like to spend my leisure time travelling, especially touring at the helm of a boat or behind the steering wheel of a classic car, or going hiking with our dog. My special passion is classic literature. I would very much like to write stories. The crowning achievement would be a novel.

My motto:

"You are never too old to set things in motion and experience wonderful things."

(unknown author, probably something I said)