Dr. Andreas Rodin

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Andreas is POELLATH founding partner and one of the most experienced tax and private funds experts in the market. He pursues a full-service approach and advises initiators and investors comprehensively on private equity funds and other alternative investment funds, as well as on global fund investments, including the regulatory and tax aspects. He also specializes in asset management and secondary transactions. Andreas is frequently listed in relevant rankings, where he is mentioned both for his first-class expertise in the fund and tax field and for his direct and accurate communication. “He explains things directly, always hitting the nail on the head.”

  • Private Funds
    • Fund Structuring
    • Fund Regulatory Law
    • Investor Advice
    • Fund Tax Law
    • Asset Management
    • Secondary Transactions
    • Fund Economics
    • Investor Regulatory Law
    • Investment Tax Law
    • Fund Terms
    • AIFMD authorization
    • Carried Interest
    • Management Fee
  • Tax
    • Investment Tax Law


  • Founding partner of POELLATH 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; 06/2017-06/2021), responsible for legal and tax matters affecting the German private equity industry. In such capacity, he prepared 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)
German, English
“particularly suited for ‘high-profile cases, where you don’t just need the technical expertise but also a lot of experience’”
Chambers Europe 2021
“impresses as one of the most experi­enced PE lawyers in Germany”
Who’s Who Legal Private Funds Formation and Regulatory Guide 2021
“encyclopedic understanding of investment fund and tax regulations”
Who’s Who Legal Private Funds Formation and Regulatory Guide 2021
“knows the German fund market and the pitfalls like no one else”
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2020/2021
“first-rate private equity lawyer with increcredibly wide technical knowledge”
Chambers Europe 2020
“the starting point for fund formation in Germany and certainly one of the main reasons for the firm’s success”
Who’s Who Legal Global Private Funds - Formation 2020
Dr. Andreas Rodin
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)