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Client Choice - Individual - Venture Capital Transactions Lawyer of the Year in Germany Pinsent Masons Tobias Rodehau Partner, Head of German Venture Capital and Private Equity Tel: +49 89 203043 548 The firm’s German Venture Capital team advises domestic and international investors, as well as start-up companies. Pinsent Masons is a Global 100 law firm, specialising particularly in the technology, energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing sectors. The firm employs more than 3,000 people in total, including more than 1,500 lawyers and more than 400 partners. The firm’s international footprint encompasses six offices across Asia Pacific – including in Sydney and Melbourne – two offices in the Middle East, one in Africa and four offices in continental Europe. The firm also has comprehensive coverage across each of the UK’s three legal jurisdictions. The firm is dedicated to becoming an international market leader in the global

sectors in which its clients operate. Its advisers pride themselves in having a deep understanding of their five core global sectors: technology, energy, infrastructure, financial services and real estate. Pinsent Masons clients value the depth of knowledge that the firm offers relating to their business and their industry, which enables its advisers to stay closely connected with the needs of their business. Moreover, the firm’s German Venture Capital team advises domestic and international investors, as well as start-up companies. Acting from time to time on the other side also helps its advisers to understand its clients’ needs and problems. Tobias Rodehau, partner at the firm, noted: “Pinsent Masons in Germany has a strong technology focus and is dedicated to serving technology related clients from start-ups to listed companies. I have been working on Venture Capital transactions

since 2000, and have now worked on more than 300 transactions. “In recent years, I established and now head up the Venture Capital team for Pinsent Masons in Germany, which is very highly regarded in the market. “Our firm-wide sector focus and international presence means we have the advantage of working with our colleagues cross-border and drawing on the breadth of expertise within the firm globally.” In the past twelve months, the firm has worked for the largest German independent media for equity investor GMPVC, encompassing nearly ten transactions throughout 2016, including its investment in the high-flying internet retail company ABOUT YOU. The firm is presently planning to increase the size of its team, and also to achieve a larger and more significant footprint in the fastgrowing Berlin VC market.

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