Dr. Heiko Kermer advises clients on domestic and cross-border tax issues in particular in connection with real estate and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He has experience with internal investigations, compliance and in the private equity sector and is a certified German tax advisor. Prior to joining the Firm, Heiko worked for ten years in the Frankfurt tax group of an international law firm.


  • Advised VR Equitypartner and Süd Beteiligungen on the sale of the majority stake in DUO PLAST Holding
  • Advised owners of Elmotec Group on the sale of their shares to Schaeffler Technologies
  • Advised the sellers of beauty and health company KBL AG to Deutsche Industry Holding
  • Advised Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers/ private bankers and MainFirst Bank AG at flotation of STS Group AG

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2022 and 2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Tax Law


Certified Tax Advisor, 2011
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, Second State Exam, 2006
University of Bayreuth, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2005
University of Bayreuth, First State Exam, 2002


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