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Tim Spranger


Frankfurt am Main

Spranger Tim
Tim Spranger


Frankfurt am Main

Tim Spranger is a German Rechtsanwalt and certified tax adviser (Steuerberater) who has joined Allen & Overy LLP in 2011. He advises on all national and international tax matters with a special focus on real estate transactions, investment funds and tax (re-)structuring of multinational groups. Within the real estate sector he has acted in various large and midcap M&A transactions including tax structuring and W&I insurance solutions but his experience also includes advising real estate groups with regard to on-going tax planning and restructurings as well as representing clients in the course of tax field audits. He has furthermore gained strong expertise in tax structuring (domestic and foreign) investment funds across all different asset classes where he is frequently advising major fund managers in setting up or reorganising fund investments. Tim Spranger regularly holds lectures at the University of Cologne (Master of Business Taxation program).


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Publications: 21 JULY 2021

German administrative guidelines on cum/cum and securities transactions – A challenging revision of principles

The Federal Finance Ministry (BMF) circulated revisited guidelines regarding the allocation of economic ownership in cum/cum and securities transactions on 15 July 2021. These guidelines include some…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2021

It’s coming after all: German real estate transfer tax reform on so called “share deals” adopted today

After much back and forth, the legislature (with the approval of the German Federal Council today) decided on the real estate transfer tax reform with effect from 1 July 2021.

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Publications: 29 MARCH 2021

Need to amend existing profit-and-loss transfer agreements under revised section 302 AktG

By circular dated 24 March 2021, the German Federal Ministry of Finance granted a period at the latest until the end of 31 December 2021 for amending profit-and-loss transfer agreements concluded or…

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Publications: 12 FEBRUARY 2021

Rights granted abroad – Will withholding tax still be due in Germany after all?

BMF performs another U-turn with its government bill of 20 January 2021 and now intends to uphold limited tax liability.

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Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted as German Certified Tax Adviser (Steuerberater), 2015

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2011


Second German Law Degree, 2011

First German Law Degree, 2009

Published work

RdF-Workshop "Basel III" am 10.05.2012 in Frankfurt a.M., Recht der Finanzinstrumente, 4.2012

Grunderwerbsteuer bei Fondsinvestments in deutsche Immobilien, Recht der Finanzinstrumente, 1.2016