Dr. Karl von Rumohr


Dr. Karl von Rumohr

National Partner

Munich | Skygarden, Erika-Mann-Straße 5, Munich, Germany 80636
+49 89 2121 63 28 | +49 89 21 21 63 33

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Dr. Karl von Rumohr focuses his practice on complex domestic and international corporate and commercial litigation as well as on general corporate matters. He also has broad experience in cross-border and national mergers and acquisitions.

He particularly advises clients on shareholder disputes, post-M&A disputes, and management liability as well as on corporate restructuring projects, including mergers and transformations. His experience encompasses all aspects of German stock corporations law, including formation, shareholder meetings and minority shareholders rights.

Dr. von Rumohr is included in the Best Lawyers in Germany 2019 list published by Handelsblatt for the area litigation. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. von Rumohr worked for a major international law firm in Munich and New York and spent an in-house-secondment in the legal department of one of his former law firm’s clients in the media sector. He was admitted to the German bar in 2007 and is fluent in French and Spanish in addition to English and German.

  • GetSpeed GmbH & Co. KG on the sale and transfer of the majority of its shares in F1 circuit Nürburgring to its Russian co-shareholder NR Holding AG, including the settlement of a 1.5 years shareholder dispute.
  • Zealand Pharma A/S, a Danish biotechnology company, on its US$50 million royalty bond financing by Athyrium Capital Management, a U.S.-based specialist healthcare investment manager (see also Case Study “Securing Financing for Zealand Pharma's Operations Through US$50 Million Royalty Stream Securitization”).
  • voxeljet AG, a leading German provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services, in its US$97.2 million cross-border initial public offering and listing on the NYSE.
  • Onefootball GmbH, a leading sports applications provider for smartphones, tablets and SmartTV, on a US$7 million Series B Equity Financing from venture capital investor Union Square Ventures as well as the preceding acquisition of all shares in the developer of THE Football App/ iLiga by way of management buy out and on the €10 million Series A Equity Financing from a syndicate led by Earlybird Venture Capital – recognized as one of the most significant VC deals in Germany in 2013 by JUVE 2013/14. 
  • An Italian company in the food industry in a litigation case.
  • A German IT service provider in a post-M&A dispute.A German real estate holding company in the exclusion of minority shareholders in a “Squeeze Out” proceeding under the German Stock Corporations Act.
  • A major German IT service provider in a merger transaction.
  • A major U.S. automotive supplier on the merger of several German subsidiaries in the course of a group restructuring project.
  • US-based Global Citizen, a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030 (Pro Bono)

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Ph.D. in Law (Dr. jur.), 2005
  • Universidad de Granada (UGR)
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Germany
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Speaking Engagements
  • Der GmbH-Geschäftsführer: Verantwortung, Haftung, Rechte, Unternehmenscampus Seminars (May 1, 2011)