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Thilo Zimmermann

Counsel, Frankfurt


Specialised experience in advising clients on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate law.  

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included adviĀ­sing: 

  • the insolvency administrators on the sale of businesses of the Kunze-group to Presswerk Krefeld
  • on a joint venture with Otto Group
  • CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of the shopping centre “Sevens”
  • Hyosung Corporation on the acquisition of the entire business of insolvent Lloyd Dynamowerke GmbH & Co. KG
  • Ivanhoé Cambridge on the sale of the IBC complex in Frankfurt am Main to RFR Group

Professional experience

2014 to date Managing Associate, Linklaters
2011 Associate, Linklaters Amsterdam
2010 Associate, Linklaters
2005 - 2007 Assistant Professor, Bucerius Law School Hamburg


2009 Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2007 - 2009 Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht Hamburg, legal traineeship (Referendariat)
2005 First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2003 Bucerius Law School Hamburg, LL.B.
2000 - 2005 Bucerius Law School Hamburg, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law New York City, law studies
1998 - 2000 Vocational training, Deutsche Bank AG


“Payment of fines imposed on executive board members”, Rönnau/Samson (Publisher), Wirtschaftsstrafrecht aus der Sicht der Strafverteidigung (White Collar Crimes from a Defense Lawyers Perspective), Carl Heymanns, Cologne 2003