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Dr. Carsten E. Beisheim


Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Graf-Adolf-Platz 15
40213 Dusseldorf

Phone +49 211 5660 18728
Fax +49 211 5660 110

Languages: German, English
Curriculum vitae

Carsten Beisheim was born in 1965. He studied law at the German universities of Würzburg and Freiburg/Br. (1986 - 1992). Afterwards he worked as a research assistant at the University of Freiburg/Br., where he was awarded his doctorate in 1994. After his legal traineeship at the Regional Court of Appeal in Berlin (1993 - 95) he was admitted to the bar. In 2000 he joined Luther.

Areas of Practice

Carsten Beisheim mainly provides corporate and M&A advice. He specialises in group restructurings as well as domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He also advises on certain aspects of energy law, in particular the unbundling of energy network operators, and on complex public sector outsourcing and procurement projects. He focusses above all on the energy sector and the public sector.

  • German based energy group - advising regarding the unbundling structure
  • Energy companies - advising on the restructuring of each affiliated group to optimise the unbundling regime (establishment of a holding structure)
  • Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia - advising on re-purchasing of shares in public utility companies (Stadtwerke) from different German energy companies
  • Federal State of Berlin (Land Berlin): advising on re-purchasing an indirect share in Berliner Wasserbetriebe from RWE AG
  • Remondis AG & Co. KG: -advice, including due diligence, on the purchase of all shares in ThyssenKrupp Xervon GmbH and previously, on the proposed purchase of shares in Evonik Steag GmbH within bid auctions
  • Numerous regional energy service companies: continuing advice on concession procedures
  • Numerous energy service companies: continuing advice on a (new) concept for and implementing of the unbundling of the energy business
  • Cities of Hilden, Ahlen, Cottbus, Ingolstadt, Solingen (sellers): legal advice on the partial privatisation of their municipal utility or waste management companies within bid auctions
  • City of Salzgitter: legal advice regarding the merger of the municipal gas and water supply company WEVG (Stadtwerk) with the local electricity supply business of E.ON Avacon AG
  • SWK Stadtwerke Krefeld AG (purchaser): legal advice, including due diligence, on the acquisition of RWE Umwelt West GmbH from RWE AG within a bid auction
  • Stadtwerke AG: legal advice regarding the concept design and bidding procedure for the participation of a strategic