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 financing advice. Furthermore, Thomas Weidlich has extensive experience advising on all types of capital measures and as lead partner has advised several successful IPOs of German and foreign companies.
A particular focus of Thomas’ practice are European investments in Asia. When providing this 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 was born in 1966 and studied law in Würzburg and Passau, Germany, and Hull, England. He joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1996 and managed the Singapore office from 2000 to 2005. Thomas Weidlich has led the Corporate/M&A team in the Cologne office since 2005 and is the responsible Partner for providing legal advice in the Asia-Pacific region, with a special focus on China and India.
Thomas Weidlich is a renowned expert on cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs and restructurings. He regularly speaks on these subjects and frequently publishes articles on current legal developments.