Dr. Heiko Kermer - McDermott Will & Emery


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 McDermott, Heiko worked for several years in the Frankfurt tax group of an international law firm.


Heiko advised:

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

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  • The Legal 500 Germany/EMEA 2023: Recommended for Tax
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany, Tax Law, 2021 to 2024


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


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