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Dr Nicolaus Ascherfeld

Partner

Hamburg

Ascherfeld Nicolaus
Dr Nicolaus Ascherfeld

Partner

Hamburg

Nicolaus has more than 20 years of experience in advising international and domestic companies on a broad range of corporate transactions with a focus on public and private M&A, private equity and joint ventures.

Nicolaus is heading the German Corporate / M&A practice of Allen & Overy. His advice includes complex commercial agreements and general corporate law/corporate governance. His clients are large listed corporations, family-owned companies and financial sponsors. Nicolaus has gained particular expertise in the infrastructure, energy and transport sector.

News & insights

port

News: 22 SEPTEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Germany's leading port operator HHLA on the entry of Chinese COSCO into the terminal business

Allen & Overy has advised Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in connection with the strategic investment by COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSPL) in HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT).

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News: 21 SEPTEMBER 2021

Leading Tech M&A Partner Dario de Martino Joins Allen & Overy’s U.S. M&A Practice

Allen & Overy today announced that Dario de Martino has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A practice, based in New York. Dario joins from Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he was a partner in the M&A…

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hydrogen strategy

Publications: 19 JANUARY 2021

Hydrogen Strategy – German Parliament passes law on material exemption from electricity surcharges

On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie)  (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…

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Allen & Overy graphic

Publications: 22 APRIL 2020

Transacting in the time of Coronavirus

The current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic presents a number of unique challenges for dealmakers.  Accepted truths and processes need to be challenged and adapted for the current circumstances.

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Expertise

Practices

Corporate and M&A

Alternative Investments

Sectors

Infrastructure and Transport

Energy

Office

Hamburg

Allen & Overy LLP
Kehrwieder 12
20457 Hamburg

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2001

Academic

Second German Law Degree, Kammergericht Berlin, 2000

Dr iur, University of Augsburg, Germany, 1999

First German Law Degree, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, 1997