Partner, TaylorWessing, Frankfurt, Germany
Hassan Sohbi is a member of the Practice Area Corporate Transactions and specialises in all issues of corporate investment and equity financing, in particular national and international M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, acting for entrepreneurs, institutional investors and family offices, a number of which are based in the Middle East and South Asia. He also advises on matters of company law and capital markets law, including stock exchange listings and takeovers of listed companies.
Hassan Sohbi studied law with a focus on corporate and capital markets law in Frankfurt am Main, where he sat the first legal state exam in 1991. He passed the second state exam in Frankfurt in 1994 and was admitted to the bar in 1995.
Hassan Sohbi is a founding member and director of Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. He publishes regularly, in particular on investment issues (private equity, venture capital) and capital market topics and is quoted regularly in the international specialist press. Hassan Sohbi is a co-commentator of the WpÜG (German Takeover Act) in NomosKommentar Aktienrecht und Kapitalmarkrecht and a commentator of §§ 783 et seq. BGB (German Civil Code) in Anwaltkommentar Schuldrecht. He is a teaching fellow for Venture Capital at the Frankfurt School of Management and Finance (HfB).
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