WE ACT EXCLUSIVELY AS CIVIL-LAW-NOTARIES IN CORPORATE /M&A, REAL ESTATE, CORPORATE FINANCE, AND SUCCESSION PLANNING MATTERS

WE ACT EXCLUSIVELY AS CIVIL-LAW-NOTARIES IN CORPORATE/M&A, REAL ESTATE, CORPORATE FINANCE, AND SUCCESSION PLANNING MATTERS

PARTNERSHIP

To serve our clients reliably, competently and free of conflicts, we act exclusively as civil-law-notaries in corporate law/M&A, real estate law, corporate finance, and succession planning matters.

The highest quality of legal work and comprehensive service are our priorities. With our many years of professional experience as lawyers with leading international law firms and as notaries in specialized notarial offices in Frankfurt, we work swiftly and accurately to get results in line with the specific requirements of our clients. Our clients include national and international companies, entrepreneurs, private equity firms, banks, property developers, project developers, real estate companies, investment funds, and private individuals. Notarial work in an international context conducted in English is routine for us.

We are supported by a team of highly-qualified, committed notary assistants in our modern offices in the heart of Frankfurt’s financial district. So we can handle even the most complex transactions swiftly and accurately. Our clients benefit from a comprehensive network of renowned lawyers, tax advisers, insolvency administrators, and auditors. We ensure maximum quality, reliability, flexibility, and efficiency at every stage.

PARTNERSHIP

To serve our clients reliably, competently and free of conflicts, we act exclusively as civil-law-notaries in corporate law/M&A, real estate law, corporate finance, and succession planning matters.

The highest quality of legal work and comprehensive service are our priorities. With our many years of professional experience as lawyers with leading international law firms and as notaries in specialized notarial offices in Frankfurt, we work swiftly and accurately to get results in line with the specific requirements of our clients. Our clients include national and international companies, entrepreneurs, private equity firms, banks, property developers, project developers, real estate companies, investment funds, and private individuals. Notarial work in an international context conducted in English is routine for us.

We are supported by a team of highly-qualified, committed notary assistants in our modern offices in the heart of Frankfurt’s financial district. So we can handle even the most complex transactions swiftly and accurately. Our clients benefit from a comprehensive network of renowned lawyers, tax advisers, insolvency administrators, and auditors. We ensure maximum quality, reliability, flexibility, and efficiency at every stage.

QUALITY, RELIABILITY, AND FLEXIBILITY
ARE OUR CORNERSTONES

QUALITY, RELIABILITY, AND FLEXIBILITY ARE OUR CORNERSTONES

KEY AREAS

Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions

We support and serve national and international companies and entrepreneurs, private equity firms, banks, investment funds, joint ventures, and start-ups comprehensively in all notarial corporate law-related matters and in connection with corporate transactions:

  • Asset and share deals of all kinds as well as debt collateralization (especially share pledges)
  • Conversions (mergers, divisions, changes of corporate form, spin-offs) – including cross-border transformations
  • Conclusion of inter-company agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and establishment of joint ventures
  • Incorporation and liquidation of companies of all legal forms
  • Drafting of articles of association
  • Support in ongoing corporate law-related matters (“corporate housekeeping”)
  • Fiduciary safe custody (notarial escrow accounts)
  • Trusteeship agreements in restructurings
  • General meetings of stock corporations and shareholders’ meetings
Real Estate Law

We support real estate companies, property developers, project developers, real estate funds, and individuals accurately, efficiently and swiftly in all notarial matters under real estate law:

  • Purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties of every size and complexity
  • Handling of complex portfolio transactions
  • Real estate development for developers, from acquisition to individual purchase contract
  • Establishments of condominium (declarations of division) for properties of all sizes, as well as handling the sale of individual units
  • Comprehensive support for project developers, real estate companies and funds
  • Registration of mortgages, easements, leaseholds, usufruct rights, and rights of residence
  • Transfers of property within the context of anticipated succession
Corporate Finance

We have special expertise in all notarial matters in corporate finance and restructuring, particularly in complex, international capital market transactions requiring notarial involvement:

  • Supervision of bondholders’ votes
  • Accompaniment of bondholders’ meetings
  • Corporate share pledges
  • Registration of aircraft and ship mortgages
  • Notarization of trusteeship agreements (insolvency)
Succession Planning

We reliably and competently apply our expertise in corporate and real estate law to all issues related to succession planning. For complex issues, we work closely with tax consultants and executors to fully implement our clients’ wishes in accordance with inheritance, corporate, tax, and real estate law:

  • Corporate succession planning
  • Wills (testamentary dispositions and agreements as to succession)
  • Lifetime estate planning (e.g., transfers of real estate and companies in anticipated succession)
  • Establishment of foundations
  • Health care proxies
International Approach

As a result of our many years of experience in international law firms and our international background, we are particularly conversant with the specific characteristics of cross-border issues:

  • Contract drafting, consultancy, notarization, and certification in both English and German
  • Certification of signatures in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian
  • In-depth experience in specific issues related to international legal transactions e.g., proof of existence and representation of foreign companies, legalisation and apostilles.

 

THANKS TO OUR LONG EXPERIENCE OF MAJOR TRANSACTIONS, WE ARE PARTICULARLY WELL VERSED IN THE HIGHEST ASPIRATIONS OF OUR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS

THANKS TO OUR LONG EXPERIENCE OF MAJOR TRANSACTIONS, WE ARE PARTICULARLY WELL VERSED IN THE HIGHEST ASPIRATIONS OF OUR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS

NOTARIES

After completing our studies at prestigious German, English and American universities, we worked as lawyers with leading international law firms and as notaries in well-known notarial offices in Frankfurt. Thanks to our many years of experience with clients operating globally, international transactions and our extensive knowledge of corporate /M&A, corporate finance, real estate, and succession planning matters, FM Notare is a particularly reliable partner. Familiar with the specific needs and requirements of our clients, we develop sound legal solutions, that are precise, efficient and authoritative, and will stand the test of time.

Dr. Christiane Mühe,
MJur (Oxford)

Dr. Sabine Funke LL.M.,
(University of Chicago)

NOTARIES

After completing our studies at prestigious German, English and American universities, we worked as lawyers with leading international law firms and as notaries in well-known notarial offices in Frankfurt. Thanks to our many years of experience with clients operating globally, international transactions and our extensive knowledge of corporate /M&A, corporate finance, real estate, and succession planning matters, FM Notare is a particularly reliable partner. Familiar with the specific needs and requirements of our clients, we develop sound legal solutions, that are precise, efficient and authoritative, and will stand the test of time.

Dr. Christiane Mühe,
MJUR (Oxford)

Dr. Sabine Funke,
LL.M. (University of Chicago)

+49 (0) 69 707 96 85 – 0

mail@fm-notare.com

+49 (0) 69 707 96 85 – 0

mail@fm-notare.com

CONTACT

Funke Mühe Partnerschaft Rechtsanwälte und Notare
Taunusanlage 17, 60325 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 7079 685 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 69 7079 685 – 55
Email: mail@fm-notare.com

LOCATION

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GETTING THERE

Our office is situated in the center of Frankfurt, in the close vicinity of Alte Oper. It is part of the building ensemble named MainBuilding located between Opernturm (UBS) and the Deutsche Bank twin towers. You can access our office either from Taunusanlage via the main entrance in the inner yard (walkway between Taunusanlage 14 – Crédit Agricole and Taunusanlage 20 – King-Kamehameha Suite) or via the rear entrance on Guiollettstraße.

Parking

We are pleased to offer parking space in our parking garage (GPS coordinates: Guiollettstraße 16). Please contact us to arrange for a reservation.

Public Transportation

Underground train lines U6/U7, get off at Alte Oper
Local train lines S1 to S6 S8 or S9, get off at “Taunusanlage” using the exit marked “Alte Oper”
Bus line 64, stops at “Taunusanlage”