Michael Ströbel, LL.M. (University of Auckland)

Michael Ströbel, LL.M. (University of Auckland)

Michael Ströbel, LL.M. (University of Auckland)


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Areas of practice

Michael Ströbel is specialised in venture capital and M&A transactions. He advises national and international investors and companies on the sale and acquisition of companies, strategic and financial investments as well as other aspects of their (pre- or post-acquisition) structuring.

Michael Ströbel has a keen interest and special expertise in the area of IT and high-tech ventures and start-ups. He advises founders in setting up their corporate structure, implementing their corporate governance (articles of association, shareholders’ agreements, etc.) and (employee/founder) incentive schemes. Furthermore, he advises venture capital funds on their participation in investment rounds and their corresponding shareholders’/investment agreements.


Michael Ströbel studied law in Bayreuth (Germany) until 2012 and then undertook a course of study at the University of Auckland (New Zealand), which he successfully completed with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in 2014. Michael Ströbel carried out his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg (Germany), focusing on business law. He joined Luther at the beginning of 2017 as a research assistant. The same year, he was admitted to the German Bar and has been working at Luther as a lawyer ever since.

Honors and distinctions
  • Best Lawyers 2023: Recommended under "Ones to Watch" in "Corporate Law" (first recommendation in 2022) and "Mergers and Acquisition Law" 

  • Staffbase GmbH: Advice on Series D financing
  • Xplorer Capital Fund: Advising on the participation in an investment round in Wingcopter GmbH in Germany
  • Mediawan: Advising on building the Mediawan Alliance
  • Bright Skies: Advice on the sale to Rackspace Technology
  • Mapify UG (haftungsbeschränkt): Advice on the exit to HomeToGo
  • TrailStone UK Ltd.: Advising on the sale of shares in Energy2market GmbH (e2m) to Électricité de France SA (EDF)
  • Breuninger GmbH & Co.: Advice in connection with the acquisition of the Konen clothing store

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