Practice Areas

Private Funds, Tax


Private Equity Fund Structuring, Advice of Initiators and Investors of Global Fund Investments, Alternative Investments, Advice on AIFM/KAGB, Asset Management, Secondaries


German, English


  • Founding partner of P+P in 1997
  • Partner in a leading German law firm (1990-1993), partner in a major international law firm (1993-1997)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the German Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVK e.V., 04/2009-06/2013; 06/2017 - present), responsible for legal and tax matters affecting the German private equity industry. In such capacity, he prepares all BVK submissions to the German federal finance ministry in connection with the transposition of AIFMD into German domestic law and the corresponding amendments to the Investment Fund Tax Act
  • Admitted to bar in 1983
  • Studied in Munich (Ph.D., 1987)
  • Born 1956