Private Equity & Venture Capital

Both established companies and young companies need capital for growth and implementation of their ideas. In this context, we advise financial investors on their participation as well as companies on the customized financing structures. The emphasis of our private equity & venture capital related counseling work lies in:

  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Organization and negotiation of shareholders’ and investment agreements as well as articles of association and rules of procedures
  • Management and minority interests
  • Structuring of transactions
  • Employee stock ownership plans (ESOP)
  • Exit transactions

Dr. Said W. Ashrafnia

Rechtsanwalt | Partner
  • Lawyer

  • Associated Partner at a leading German law firm in Frankfurt am Main (Corporate/M&A/Private Equity) until 04/2021

  • Senior Associate at a leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main and Milan (Capital Markets / Banking & Finance) until 06/2017

  • Secondee at a leading German bank in the legal field (Capital Markets / M&A) and business field (Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions as well as Global Markets)

  • University of Gießen (Dr. jur.)

  • Legal clerkship at the higher regional court in Frankfurt am Main with stations at an international firm in Frankfurt am Main and the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce in Dubai

  • University of Frankfurt am Main (Law Studies)