Rainer Kaspar is a partner in the Corporate / M&A department of PHH Attorneys at law. He advises private and corporate clients, private equity firms and financial institutions in a wide range of matters. He particularly focuses on cross-border M&A, Financing and Capital Markets transactions.

Rainer is a regular lecturer at seminars and conferences, including thoses sponsored by the IBA and AIJA and speaks German, English and French.

Recent transactions (limited selection)

Buy-Out Central Europe II Beteiligungs Invest AG in the sale of Chemson group | Ökoenergie group in the sale of wind park project | Harold Primat in the investment in tractive GmbH | Penta Investments in the acquisition of Sberbank Slovensko a subsidiary of the Sberbank Europe | Macquarie Funds Group in the acquisition of Innovest Kapitalanlage AG

What others say about Rainer

IFLR1000 2018:
We deal with Rainer Kaspar and Annika Wolf. We find them very responsive an willing to go the extra mile for clients. We enjoy the parner-led service they offer.

Chambers Partners Global 2017:
Rainer Kaspar is described by clients as "very thorough and detail-oriented, but without losing sight of the overall transaction and the interests of the client. He also has a great ability to explain legal concepts to a non-legal audience." He is active on a wide variety of transactions, and assisted private individual Andrea Gerer with the sale of her shares in RETSCH Papierverpackung to Papier-Mettler.

Chambers Partners Europe 2017:
Corporate/M&A - PHH advises on domestic and international M&A and is often seen acting on behalf of international private equity funds. Offers full-service pre- and post-merger support, including restructuring. Clients include banks, renewable energy companies, food and pharmaceutical businesses. Strengths: "A reactive and reliable team." "They are flexible time-wise, with partners that have a broad scope of different capabilities, and they are quick."

Chambers Partners Global 2016:
Rainer Kaspar advises private equity funds and financial institutions, as well as public and private corporations. Clients say: "He is an excellent all-rounder who is very experienced in the M&A field and knows what can be achieved."

Chambers Partners Europe 2016:
PHH advises on domestic and international M&A deals and is noted for its increasing recognition in the private equity sphere. Clients include banks, renewable energy companies, food and pharmaceutical businesses. Clients say: "The lawyers were practical and did a very good job. We would hire the team again, we were very satisfied."

Legal 500 2016:
PHH Prochaska Havranek Rechtsanwälte GmbH utilises its "in-depth-experience of the financial industry" to advise asset management companies, investors and corporate buyers on financial and corporate restructurings and M&A transactions. Hannes Havranek and "strong negotiator" Rainer Kaspar head the practice.