Philipp von Braunschweig, LL.M.

+49 (89) 24240-420 call


M&A and transactional private equity business have been Philipp’s home turf for over 25 years. He acts as a trusted advisor to well-known entrepreneurial families, management teams and, in particular, private equity funds on M&A transactions and growth capital investments. Domestic and international clients value his deal-making skills, knowledge of the market and solution-oriented negotiation style.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions / Private Equity
    • Private Equity Transactions
    • M&A
    • Management Participation Programs
    • Strategic M&A
    • Corporate VC
    • Growth Capital
    • Healthcare M&A
    • Joint Venture
  • Venture Capital
    • VC Finance
    • Exits
    • ESOP / VSOP
    • VC Investors Advice
    • VC Founders Advice
    • Growth Capital
    • Business Angels
    • Convertible Loans
  • Corporate
    • Corporate Advisory
    • Corporate Actions


  • Joined POELLATH in 1997
  • Lecturer and Chairman of the executive board of the Postgraduate Course of Studies “Business Law and Corporate Structuring” at University of Muenster
  • Member of the German-American Lawyers’ Association and New York State Bar Association
  • Attorney-at-Law at a major German law firm (1992-1997)
  • Admitted to bar in Munich 1992, in New York 1993
  • Studied law in Heidelberg, Freiburg and New York (Fordham University, LL.M. 1993)
German, English, French
“100% proficient in his field of expertise, but furthermore keeps a deal manageable and ensures fast and efficient execution with valuable advice and practical guidance”
The Legal 500
“Mr. von Braunschweig’s advice went far beyond the usual legal framework.”
The Legal 500
“excellent at managing family-owned transactions”
The Legal 500
“professionally flawless, commercially outstanding ([...] acts with optimal judgment in negotiations)”
The Legal 500 Deutschland
“very pragmatic, very patient and conscientious in preparing his clients on the sell side”
The Legal 500
“great commercial sense and deal making skills”
Chambers Global
“focuses on finding a balanced solution”
The Legal 500
“knows the economic goals we are pursuing and makes sure he achieves them”
Chambers Global
“excellent, very confident negotiator”
Chambers Global
Philipp von Braunschweig, LL.M. (Fordham)
Attorney-at-Law (Germany, New York) +49 (89) 24240-420 +49 (89) 24240-999
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