Stefan Widder

Dr. Stefan Widder is a partner in the Corporate Department in the Hamburg office focusing on M&A and private equity.

Mr. Widder’s practice focuses in particular on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including distressed M&A
  • Private equity
  • Public takeovers
  • Corporate law
  • Securities law

He has significant experience in advising both national and international strategic as well as financial investors in complex transactions.

JUVE consistently lists him as “recommended” for both M&A and Corporate Law, most recently in their 2015/2016 edition. Competitors described Dr. Stefan Widder as “most visible young corporate partner in Hamburg” (2011/2012). In addition, the Nomos Handbook for Law Firms in Germany (Kanzleien in Deutschland) as well as The Legal 500 EMEA list him as recommended for Corporate and M&A. In The Legal 500 EMEA 2013 sources say he “keeps cool in heated negotations”.

Mr. Widder is a member of the Corporate Law Association (VGR - Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung), the Society of Hamburg Lawyers (Gesellschaft Hamburger Juristen) as well as the German-South African Lawyers Association.

Mr. Widder has authored numerous articles, in particular on corporate and securities law topics. His publication list comprises more than 60 items.