Matthias Grau



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Matthias Grau


As early as during his law studies, Matthias was able to gain initial and in-depth M&A experience in international transactions and restructuring processes. After graduating, he continued along this path, working for Fiedler & Forster, Bongen, Renaud & Partner law firm, subsequently for Feddersen Laule Scherzberg, Ohle Hansen Ewerwahn Finkelnburg Clemm law, then White & Case LLP.

As of the founding of Saxenhammer, Matthias has had the opportunity to work on a large number of transactions, initially as a client. Matthias then joined Saxenhammer as a partner in 2012 and played a significant role in building up the firm until 2019. In 2020-2021, Matthias took over the management of Distressed M&A in Frankfurt as a partner for KPMG Germany.

Today, Matthias Grau has advised on more than 100 M&A transactions in all major industries in Germany. He has particular expertise in cross-border distressed M&A transactions, esp. with Chinese and Japanese investors.

Matthias speaks German, English and French.

Partner, KPMG AG

Partner, Saxenhammer

Rechtsanwalt, White & Case LLP

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