Hans Stamm

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Hans Stamm

Partner

Munich | Skygarden, Erika-Mann-Straße 5, Munich 80636
+49 89 21 21 63 42 | +49 89 21 21 63 33

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Hans Stamm, lawyer 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 notes 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 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 independent directories, including Legal 500, JUVE, Legal Experts, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal and Chambers, which noted in recent editions 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". In Chambers Europe 2018, Hans Stamm is described as a “very bright lawyer.”  He is repeatedly recognized as leading lawyer in the Best Lawyers in Germany 2018 list published by the German nationwide daily Handelsblatt for the areas investment funds and private equity. In 2018, Who's Who Legal listed Mr. Stamm among the experts in investment management.

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).

Experience
  • 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.
Education
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 1992
Admissions
  • Germany
Languages
  • English
  • German
Speaking Engagements
  • Bitcoin + 10: Ten Years of Virtual Currencies and Blockchain — New York, NY (October 11, 2018) 
  • Crypto Funds -Vehikel zur Investition in Krypto — Assets, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (July 19, 2018)
  • Crypto Funds –Vehikel zur Investition in Krypto — Assets, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (May 24, 2018)
  • BAI Workshop Investmentsteuerreform — Veranstaltung des Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI), Frankfurt am Main, Taunusanlage 16 (June 29, 2017)

Im Rahmen des BAI-Workshops werdenin mehreren Fachvorträgen Experten -auch mit Praxisbeispielen -rund um das Thema Investmentsteuerreform informieren. Der Münchener Dechert PartnerHans Stammwird zum Thema"Auswirkungen von BEPS auf Investmentfonds und Investmentstrukturen" referieren.

  • Structuring Funds for German Investors — PDI Germany Forum 2017, Munich (June 20, 2017)

Dechert partners, Joachim Kayser and Hans Stamm, led a workshop session titled "Structuring Funds for German Investors" at Private Debt Investor's Germany Forum, held in Munich from 20 -21 June 2017. The session covered: How fund structures and loan origination processes must differ between European countries.; What issues do managers and investors need to be aware of and why?; Examples of success and impacts of failure: what has worked well and why. 

  • Investment Forum München — München (November 9, 2016)

Im Rahmen des "Investment Forum" am 10. November 2016 in München wird der Dechert Partner Hans Stamm zum Thema "Investmentsteuerreform 2018 –Auswirkungen auf Alternative Investmentfonds" referieren. 

  • Germany Forum 2016 — A Conference Presented by Private Debt Investor, Munich (June 22, 2016)

Delegates will hear from leading industry speakers, including Dechert partners Achim Pütz, Christopher Gardner and Hans Stamm, who will offer German and central European investors the chance toevaluate the global spectrum of private debt opportunities.

  • Besicherte Anleihen als flexibles Finanzierungsinstrument: Emittentenwünsche versus Investorenanforderungen — 29. FERI Frühjahrstagung, Frankfurt (April 24, 2016)

In den vergangenen Monaten gewinnt die Verbriefung von Anteilen Alternativer Investmentfonds(AIF) zunehmend an Bedeutung. Hintergrund dieser neuen Form strukturierter Anleihen ist das Renditestreben auf Seiten der Investoren. Da AIF Eigenkapitalinvestments eine eigenkapitaltypische Kapitalrückflussstruktur haben, AIF-Anleihen hingegen mit vorgegebenen Zins-und Kapitalrückzahlungen ausgestattet sind, ist die Analyse derart strukturierter Fremdkapitalprodukte mit zahlreichen Herausforderungen für Investoren und Ratingagenturen verbunden.

  • Securitisation of Solar Assets in the US Market –A New Emerging Asset Class —TSI Congress 2014, Berlin (October 1, 2014)

The annual event of the German securitization industry –will take place under the title "Asset Based Finance ‒ the Interplay of Investor Confidence, the Banking Union and Regulation". Topic areas that will be of key interest for the financial world and the real economy in the early autumn of 2014 are already becoming apparent:; regulation in and after 2014.' Asset based finance options; impact of financial market regulation on the corporate treasury; GO live! The banking union; infrastructure and long-term loans; the future of securitisation and high quality ABS.

  • Rechtlich und steuerlich effzienter Marktzugang zu ausländischen Private Equity — und Infrastruktur-Fonds, Munich (December 2, 2013)
  • AIF(M) Comparison of Different Options and Locations —12th SECA Private Equity & Corporate Finance Conference, Zurich (July 3, 2013)
  • Rechtliche und steuerliche Zugangshürden bei Anlagen in Alternative Investments — 7. HSBC Alternative Investments Konferenz, Düsseldorf (June 3, 2013)
  • Geschlossene Fonds: Ist das Gras in Luxemburg grüner? — Seminar von Ernst & Young, Dechert und Vistra, Hamburg/ München (February 13, 2013)

Viele beschäftigen sich damit, für geschlossene Fonds auch künftig eine praktikable, kostengünstige und dauerhafte Lösung zu finden. Dabei schaut man auch über die Grenzen. Luxemburg hat als ein europäisches Zentrum der Finanzindustrie einen besonderen Ruf. Aber ist das wirklich eine Lösung für aktuelle Projekte?

  • AIFMD -Consequences for Marketing Funds into Germany — Swiss Funds Organization (SFA) Seminar, Zürich (January 23, 2013)
  • AIFMD –Auswirkungen auf das Fund Raising — SECA Evening Event: Outlook 2013, Zürich (January 8, 2013)
  • Die neue Investmentfondsbesteuerung — EUROFORUM-Konferenz, Frankfurt (November 28, 2012)

Durch das AIFM-Umsetzungsgesetz wird das jetzige Investmentgesetz aufgehoben und durch das Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch (KAGB) ersetzt. Das betrifft alle: Kapitalanlagegesellschaften und Asset Manager, Depotbanken und Vertriebsorganisationen. Die Welt der geschlossenen Fonds wird erstmalig der Regulierung unterworfen. Neue Geschäftschancen liegen überall –aber auch Fallstricke hält das neue Recht bereit –nicht zuletzt im steuerlichen Bereich, dessen Querverbindungen es zu erkennen und berücksichtigen gilt.

  • Current Legal and Tax Issues Relating to Investments in Hedge Funds and Other Alternative Assets — EUROFORUM Conference, Cologne, Germany (March 28, 2011)
  • Kapitalanlagen — Neue Anlageverordnung für Versicherungen (Investments - New Regulation for Insurance Companies, Düsseldorf (October 6, 2010)

Hans Stamm will be chairing and speaking at the EUROFORUM conference “Kapitalanlagen -Neue Anlageverordnung für Versicherungen” (“Investments -new regulation for insurance companies”).

  • The Implications of the Directive for Administrators and Custodians in Key Jurisdictions — Management Global Information SA's 3rd Annual AIMFD Conference, Luxembourg (September 22, 2010)

At Management Global Information SA’s 3rd Annual AIMFD Conference, Dechert partners RichardFrase, Antonios Nezeritis and Hans Stamm will discuss the global reach of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and its potential impact on fund investors and administrators throughout Europe.

  • Third Country Provisions and Implications for European Investors and Industry Professionals — Management Global Information SA's 3rd Annual AIMFD Conference, Luxembourg (September 22, 2010)

At Management Global Information SA’s 3rd Annual AIMFD Conference, Dechert partners Richard Frase, Antonios Nezeritis and Hans Stamm will discuss the global reach of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and its potential impact on fund investors and administrators throughout Europe.

 

 

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