Dr. Wolfgang Hölters

Dr. Wolfgang Hölters focuses his practice on domestic and international business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. He also has extensive experience in corporate governance and compliance issues and in complex litigation.

Wolfgang is recognized as one of the leading advisors in M&A transactions in Germany. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2013, he was counsel to Deutsche Post AG and Deutsche Postbank AG in numerous acquisitions, including DHL and DSL Bank, and in the IPO of Deutsche Postbank AG. He was also counsel to the Federal Republic of Germany in all aspects of the planned privatization of Deutsche Bahn AG, including regulatory questions and special finance and management agreements; a number of local authorities in their position as shareholders with regard to the merger between RWE AG and VEW AG; Bayerische Landesbank in its sale of Transoflex GmbH; and several German stock corporations, including DAX 30 companies, in compliance matters. [1]