Dr. Axel Pajunk
Axel Pajunk advises clients on all commercial and corporate law matters, primarily in connection with the acquisition, sale or merger of enterprises (Mergers & Acquisitions).
He specializes in advising clients on the structuring and implementation of national and cross-border M&A transactions, including those that involve tender offers (auctions). In addition, Axel regularly advises on takeovers, joint ventures and corporate restructurings (e.g. mergers of companies and carve-outs – i.e. split-offs and demergers, spin-offs of company assets), also within large corporations.
Axel has represented private and public multinational corporations as well as owners of large and medium-sized partnerships of the German “Mittelstand” in the chemicals and automotive industries, and in the areas of information technology, wholesale and retail trade as well as the real-estate industry. His clients include domestic and international entrepreneurs, founding partners and companies as well as financial investors (private equity funds) and/or their respective supervisory and management bodies.
In addition, Axel provides comprehensive advice to clients on all commercial and corporate law matters (corporate housekeeping) and also coordinates various other contract-related fields, such as industrial property law (IT and intellectual property law), labour law, compliance and tax law.
Axel joined OMF in 2018 as Of-Counsel*. From 2003 to 2016, he was a partner in the Corporate/M&A division of the U.S. law firm WHITE & CASE LLP in Frankfurt am Main. From 1997 to 2003, Axel worked in Munich for two other international law firms (since 2001 as a partner) with a strong focus on venture capital and private equity.
Axel is a member in AmCham Germany: The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, AGBC: The American German Business Club, ELTA: European Legal Technology Association and IMMOEBS: The largest real-estate alumni network in Germany.
Axel is the author of various articles on legal issues and has written chapters for books on limited-liability companies and employee participation (e.g. in the first edition of the Munich Attorney’s Handbook on Stock Corporations).
* in cooperation, not a partner of the firm.
Languages: German, English, French