Hans Stamm, Rechtsanwalt and qualified tax attorney, advises on private funds (with a focus on renewable energy, debt, real estate and private equity funds) and structured asset management products (e.g. fund linked derivatives, ETFs and insurance wrappers), including on the legal and tax structuring and marketing of such products. He also focuses his practice on private debt and structured financing transactions, including CLO, leasing and asset based financing for renewable energy, real estate and aviation projects and bank regulatory capital transactions. Mr. Stamm’s clients include fund sponsors and asset management companies, investment banks and institutional investors.
Mr. Stamm is recommended as a leading lawyer in the area of Investment Funds: Fund Formation and Tax in Germany by leading independent directories, including Chambers Europe, JUVE, Legal Experts and Chambers Global, which noted in its 2015 edition that "Hans Stamm is known for his understanding of both German and American tax issues", is "especially prominent on regulatory matters", and lauded by Clients for his "broad and deep knowledge, which allows us to discuss ideas and bring them to a structured solution". He is recognized as leading lawyer in the Best Lawyers in Germany 2017 list published by the German nationwide daily Handelsblatt for the area Investment Funds.
Mr. Stamm is a frequent speaker and contributor to magazines on tax and regulatory issues of private funds and of structured investment products. He is also a co-author of a leading German publication on private debt financing.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Stamm was a partner from 2000-2009 in the banking practice of another international law firm, and from 1994-1999 he worked in Munich and New York in the financial services group of a professional services firm (where he also worked at an affiliated law firm as a partner for two years).
- Prime Capital on the capital increase of an established investment platform for secured aircraft loans and on an innovative repackaging transaction for institutional investors.
- KGAL on the US regulatory and tax structuring of the sale of equity investments in 12 Airbus A319 airplanes with leases attached to a US investor as part of share deals.
- German fund sponsors on the structuring of renewable energy and debt funds and the investment-structuring of such funds, including the set up of a Luxembourg fund investing in German, Italian and French solar and wind energy projects.
- A fund managed by asset investment firm AGC Equity Partners Limited on the partial acquisition of Vodafone Campus as well as on the related financing.
- HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt on the setup and fundraising of a closed-end fund in the form of a German Limited Partnership (KG).
- A leading global alternative investment manager on the structuring of fund linked notes referenced to a PE fund of funds and to hedge funds.
- A U.S. investment manager on the structuring and implementation of a real estate lending platform into Germany.
- A large German bank on the structuring and offering of a multi aircraft lease portfolio fund.
- Various international fund managers on the structuring and offering to German retail and institutional investors of international real estate, debt and private equity fund of funds.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 1992