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Dr. Martina Ortner

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Dr. Martina Ortner is a partner in the firm’s Munich office. She advises German and international clients (in both traditional industries and private equity) on M&A transactions, as well as a broad range of corporate law matters. She has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, stock corporation law and capital markets law.

Ms. Ortner focuses on German-Italian transactions. She is administrator of the “German practice” in the firm’s Milan office.

Professional Background

Ms. Ortner joined K&L Gates in December 2016 after having practiced at two leading international law firms in their Munich offices.

She studied at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and at the Università degli Studi di Bologna. In 2006, she received a doctorate degree from the University of Munich and passed her second state law examination in 2007. From 2010 until 2011 she worked for an international law firm in Milan, Italy.

Additional Information

Dr. Martina Ortner (née Wind) has published numerous articles in periodicals with a focus on corporate and capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.
Among others, Ms. Ortner has advised and/or represented:
  • A German car manufacturer on the acquisition of an Italian manufacturer of motorbikes.
  • The oldest German printing press manufacturer (SDAX listed), on major corporate-related matters (e.g. restructurings, AGMs) and several German and cross-border M&A transactions, such as the acquisition of an Italian company active in the same sector.
  • A Munich-based financial investor, on the set-up of its fund structure and on several M&A transactions, such as the acquisition of a Swiss-based automotive company.
  • A publicly listed subsidiary of a Chinese group based in Qingdao on major corporate-related matters (e.g. AGMs).
  • A German editor of Healthcare magazines (including one of Germany’s highest-circulated magazines), among others on several corporate transactions.
  • An Italian manufacturer of spare parts for cars (controlled by a Chinese group) on German corporate-related matters and high-end commercial contracts.
  • A Munich-based financial investor on several acquisition projects.
  • A London-based real estate investor on several corporate real estate transactions.
  • Several other mid-sized industrial companies and private equity investors.