You want to bring liquidity into companies and promising business models? Therefore you are looking for an agile, proactive tax & law partner for the investment process, your own house and for the ongoing support of your portfolio companies?

For many years, we have been supporting domestic and foreign private equity houses in their investments in startups with proven business models as well as in German medium-sized companies.


Fast legal and tax advice from a single source for private equity houses: We accompany the classic investment process in all phases from early stage to exit - you benefit from our many years of expertise.

TLC special teams from the areas of start-ups, succession, restructuring and M&A also take on the support of portfolio companies, depending on the agreement. Due to our medium-sized client structure, we have in particular a high level of acceptance and extensive understanding of the concerns of the portfolio companies.

In addition, we advise and support many PE companies ourselves on an ongoing basis.

Our industry experts offer:

  • Support in the investment process through
  • Due Diligence (Financial, Tax, Legal, Commercial )
  • Tax Structuring
  • M&A Advice (Buy-Side)
  • Advice on the further development of the portfolio companies
  • Preparation or audit of financial statements ( HGB (German Gaap)/IFRS )
  • Restructuring / reorganization appraisals / planning calculations
  • Optimization of the financing / balance sheet structure
  • Ongoing tax and legal support /
  • Financial accounting / reporting / payroll accounting
  • Support during the divestment phase
  • M&A consulting
  • Advice to the PE company
  • Advice on fund and financing structures

What clients say about TLC

"We are a BaFin registered special AIF and capital management company for professional and semi-professional investors and invest as a private equity investor in new innovative technology companies in Germany and Europe.

The lawyers and tax advisors of TLC Tax and Legal assisted us during the incorporation and BaFin registration and also provided us with ongoing legal and tax advice on all our investments in order to enforce our investor rights and reduce the risk for our investors.

They also provided us with competent support in the very complex reporting to BaFin."

Rainer Manchen
Managing Director, VC GO Ventures Management GmbH

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