Dr. Tobias Koppmann

Partner Munich


PwC Legal

Bernhard-Wicki-Straße 8

80636 München


Mobile  +49 151 72048907

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  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2005
  • Business lawyer (Wirtschaftsjurist), University of Bayreuth, since 1999


  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Growth and venture capital


  • English
  • German
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About me

Tobias Koppmann provides advice to German and international clients regarding transactions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general matters of corporate law. He focuses on providing advice in relation to complex M&A and private equity transactions. He became a lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in 2005, has worked at leading international law firms in Munich and has been on secondment in Berlin and Hong Kong. He arrived at PwC Legal in 2023 and previously studied law in Bayreuth and Passau. He completed his doctoral studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin and completed his legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat) in Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main and Melbourne. He regularly publishes materials on topics of corporate law.


  • Member of the Association for Corporate and Company Law (VGR)
  • Since 2023: PwC Legal, Munich
  • Until 2022: Partner at McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP, Munich
  • Until 2018: Associate Partner at Noerr LLP
  • Until 2013: European Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Munich, Hong Kong
  • Until 2004: legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat), district of the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Frankfurt am Main, Melbourne
  • Until 2002: student of law, Passau, Bayreuth (graduate of business law, University of Bayreuth)
  • Clean Exit - wishful thinking or buyer's nightmare? Recent market trends and practical recommendations for sellers and buyers, in: M&A Review, 9/2021
  • Judgment notes on the decision of the Higher Regional Court Stuttgart dated 24 October 2011 - 2 Ss 65/11, Market manipulation through coordinated buy and sell offers - Violations of the WpHG, in: ZHW, 1/2012, 27, 28.
  • Art. 4 to 7 (together with Dr. Walter Henle) in Veranneman/Jaletzke, Financial Market Stabilization Act: FMStG, Commentary, C.H. Beck Verlag 2009.
  • The Special Security of the Pfandbrief in the Insolvency of the Pfandbrief Bank, in: Wertpapiermitteilungen (WM), 7/2006, pp. 305-311
  • Covered Bonds in Germany and the United Kingdom - Pfandbriefe and UK Covered Bonds in Comparison of Law (dissertation), Schriften zum Europäischen und Internationalen Privat-, Bank- und Wirtschaftsrecht, vol. 31, 2009, de Gruyter Verlag
  • Handelsblatt – Best Lawyers 2020-2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 and 2022