Markus Rasner is a partner at Oppenhoff. Prior to joining Oppenhoff he worked as a lawyer and partner at leading national and international law firms in Frankfurt am Main. In 2008/09 he worked as foreign secondee for one of the leading law firms in Singapore. He studied law at the Universities of Giessen and Munster and earned his doctorate at Giessen University in 2004 with a dissertation on public takeover law.
Markus Rasner specializes in advice on domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. For more than 15 years he has advised entrepreneurs, family offices, financial investors and both national and international enterprises on their M&A projects. He also has extensive experience in advising Asian investors. Markus Rasner additionally advises on distressed M&A transactions and complex corporate law matters.
Markus Rasner is regularly listed in directories such as JUVE Handbook and Legal 500 Deutschland as frequently recommended lawyer for M&A.
Articles and Essays
„Zusammen ist man weniger allein“ [Together you're less alone]
Special M&A Insurance, p.18, dated September 2020 (in collaboration with Till Liebau and Dr. Gunnar Knorr)
“Beurkundung von W&I-Policen beim Unternehmenskauf” [Notarisation of W&I policies in company acquisitions]
BB 2019, Issue 37, pp. 2120-2123 (in collaboration with Marie Möllering)
"Fully Insurable" Due Diligence
Special M&A Insurance, dated June 2019 (in collaboration with Till Liebau and Dr. Gunnar Knorr)
“Erweiterter Deckungsumfang und Auswirkungen auf den Prozess” [Extended scope of coverage and effects on the process]
M&A Review May 2018 (in collaboration with Till Liebau and Dr. Gunnar Knorr)
“Berücksichtigung von Wandelschuldverschreibungen bei der Ermittlung der angemessenen Gegenleistung” [Consideration of convertible bonds in the determination of the adequate consideration]
Handelsblatt [German Commercial Gazette] dated 23 February 2018