Thomas Weidlich advises on national and international acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures and the restructuring of companies. This includes advising on the entire transaction process, from the structuring of the transaction and complex due diligence procedures to contract negotiations and the clarification of regulatory issues, for example, in the field of investment control. Thomas Weidlich also has extensive experience with all matters pertaining to company and group law and regularly advises on shareholder disputes. He is very knowledgeable about capital measures and other types of corporate finance and as lead Partner has advised several successful IPOs of German and foreign companies.
A particular focus of Thomas Weidlich’s practice is advising clients with respect to European investments in Asia. When providing such advice, he works closely with our offices and “best friend” law firms in China, India, Singapore and other jurisdictions in order to ensure our clients are supported efficiently with their projects in the Far East regardless of time or location. Thomas Weidlich is also the primary contact for Asian companies who are interested in investing and conducting business in Germany and Europe.
Thomas Weidlich studied law at the universities of Würzburg and Passau (Germany) and Hull (England). He joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1996 and managed the law firm’s Singapore office from 2000 to 2005. Thomas Weidlich has been leading a Corporate/M&A team in the Cologne office since 2005 and is the responsible Partner for providing legal advice in the entire Asia-Pacific region, with a special focus on China and India.
Thomas Weidlich is a renowned expert when it comes to advising and coordinating cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and related regulatory issues. He regularly speaks on these subjects and frequently publishes articles on current legal developments in Germany and abroad.