Dr. Volker Geyrhalter

Dr. Volker Geyrhalter


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 263

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A

JUVE handbook, 2004 – 2016

Volker Geyrhalter is an experienced corporate partner who has handled a lot of M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. Volker often works for international clients, in particular from the U.S., on inbound transaction into Germany. 

He is praised by his clients for his strong project management skills and is the go-to lawyer for a pragmatic and solution-driven deal execution. He has particular strength in the technology, media and telecommunications sector but has also relevant experience in the life-sciences, industrial, automotive, aerospace and real estate sector.

He is the author of various articles on corporate law in legal journals and co-author of the handbooks Transatlantic Mergers & Acquisitions and Rechtshandbuch Private Equity.

Volker serves as Regional Lead of the Corporate & Finance practice group in Continental Europe and as a member of our global Corporate & Finance leadership team.

Awards and recognitions


Corporate and M&A: M&A: Large Deals (€500m+)
Legal 500 EMEA


Corporate and M&A: Corporate
Legal 500 EMEA


Private Equity: Venture Capital
Legal 500 EMEA

2004 – 2016

Frequently recommended lawyer for M&A
JUVE handbook

2004 – 2016

Frequently recommended lawyer for Private Equity & Venture Capital
JUVE handbook


Good skills in negotiations, quick grasp and good management of difficult international legal issues.
JUVE handbook


Recommended lawyer for Corporate/M&A
Chambers Germany


Pragmatic and solution-oriented
Legal 500 Germany


Corporate and M&A: Corporate, Germany, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Dr. iur., University of Regensburg

Representative experience

Advising Cimpress NV on the acquisition of WIRmachenDRUCK GmbH.

Advising Funding Circle Holdings Limited on the acquisition of Zencap Global S.à r.l.

Advising Deutsche Telekom AG on the acquisition of the healthcare business of BrightOne from Aurelius AG.

Advising Deutsche Telekom AG on the sale of T-Systems Individual Desktop Solutions GmbH to Aurelius AG.

Advising Teradata Corporation on the acquisition of the eCircle-Group from TA Associates.

Advising Parametric Technology Corporation on the acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH.

Advising Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of FastViewer GmbH.

Advising EBS GmbH on the sale of European Business School to SRH Group.

Advising Genzyme Corporation on the sale of the diagnostics business to Sekisui.

Advising Genzyme Corporation on the sale of the pharmaceuticals business to ICG.

Advising Honeywell Inc. on the sale of Consumable Solutions Business to BA Aerospace.

Advising Honeywell Inc. on the acquisition of Saia-Burgess-Control-Group from Johnson Electrics.

Advising Summit Research Labs. on the acquisition of the business divisions Gypsum and Pharma/Cosmetics from ICL.

Advising Deutsche Telekom Venture Funds GmbH on its investments in my taxi, Jamii GmbH and 6 Wunderkinder GmbH.

Advising KleinerPerkins on the investment in Friedola Tech GmbH.

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