Dr. Gabriele Fontane

Corporate LawMergers & AcquisitionsPrivate Equity

Dr. Gabriele Fontane


Gabriele Fontane has been advising M&A and private equity transactions and on corporate law since 1994, with a focus on MBO/LBO transactions. She is also specialised in acquisition finance and  management participation programmes. Gabriele Fontane’s clients are financial investors/private equity funds, corporates or MBO managers.

Since 2006 she has been a lecturer on private equity at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. In 2021 Gabriele was elected to the supervisory board of listed hGears AG.


Dr. Gabriele Fontane joined Oppenhoff & Partner in 2018. Prior to this, she was a founding partner of Otto Mittag Fontane, a law firm specialised in advising on M&A and private equity transactions, which was set up in 2009 by a spin-off of Thümmel, Schütze & Partner’s Frankfurt office. Gabriele Fontane practiced at Thümmel, Schütze & Partner for 14 years, including 11 years as a partner of the firm. She studied law at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and started her career in 1993 as a foreign associate at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle in New York.

Dr. Gabriele Fontane


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