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Dr. Martin Bürmann
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Dr. Martin Bürmann advises companies and their owners, in particular in matters relating to corporate acquisitions and sales as well as structuring and restructuring. Another main focus of his work is offering legal advice during annual general meetings, legal challenges and reorganisation and crisis-related transactions. In addition, he provides legal guidance to management boards, managing directors and supervisory boards on all issues of corporate law and has many years of experience in the development of employee participation models for medium-sized companies. Martin Bürmann also holds regular lectures on corporate reorganisation. His clients include investors and companies in the biotechnology, service, IT and financial services sectors.

Practice areas
  • Corporate law, in particular employee participation models
  • Corporate structuring and restructuring
  • Corporate acquisitions and sales
  • Private equity and venture capital transactions
  • General legal advice for medium-sized companies
Vita
  • 1990 - 1995 Law studies in Heidelberg
  • 1995 - 1996 Employee at the Chair of Public Law and Legal Philosophy, Heidelberg University
  • 1998 Admitted to the German bar
  • 1999 - 2000 Lawyer at Schilling Zutt & Anschütz, Frankfurt
  • 2001 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Augsburg University
  • 2003 Partner of RITTERSHAUS law firm
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the supervisory and advisory boards of various companies in the biotechnology, IT and financial services sectors
  • Lecturer of the Zertifikatslehrgang Restrukturierungs- und Sanierungsberater (Certification course for restructuring and reorganisation consultants) of the Institut für Unternehmenssanierung und -entwicklung (IfUS) (Institute for Corporate Restructuring and Development), Heidelberg
  • Member of the Arbeitsgruppe Finanzen und Steuern (Working Group on Finances and Taxes) of BIO Deutschland e. V., the sector association of German biotechnology companies
Publications
  • "Beteiligungen, Phantom Stocks & Co. - Rechtliche und steuerliche Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten der Mitarbeiterbeteiligung in nicht gelisteten Aktiengesellschaften" (Koautor) in "Mitarbeiterbeteiligung in Aktiengesellschaften", 2014
  • „Mitarbeiterbeteiligungsprogramme in der Biotechnologie“, GoingPublic Magazin - Sonderausgabe Biotechnologie 2008
  • „Reverse Mergers“ in European Biopharmaceutical Review, Heft Winter 2006
  • „Der Gefahrenverdacht – Kostentragung in der Eingriffsverwaltung“, 2002
About me

I have been paragliding for many years. Every single flight is a new experience, one that I just recently began sharing with my son.

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