Benjamin Rapp

Biography

Benjamin Rapp
Benjamin Rapp is a partner in the Tax practice of the Frankfurt office. He advises on national and international tax law focusing on M&A and private equity investments as well as on tax-efficient reorganizations.

Benjamin has advised on a number of transactions including:

  • Terreal in its acquisition of Creaton Group
  • TCV with respect to its investment in Mambu GmbH
  • Ardian backed Santé Cie Group in its acquisition of Aposan Group
  • Advent in its acquisition of 30% stake in Aareon AG from Aareal Bank AG
  • KKR in its acquisition of heidelpay Group
  • Upfield, a KKR portfolio company, in its acquisition of Arivia S.A.
  • Providence Strategic Growth in its acquisition of  billwerk GmbH
  • KKR and TTL Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz-AG in its sale of GEG German Estate Group
  • Novalpina Capital in the taking private of Olympic Entertainment Group
  • Exide Technologies in connection with the strategic restructuring of the entire Exide group and its European operations
  • Palero in the sale of Melle Gallhöfer Group to STARK Group

Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (business degree 2008), holds a BA in Business & Management of the University of Hull (UK) and became licensed as a certified tax advisor in 2011. Prior to joining Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Benjamin worked inter alia in the tax department of another leading international law firm.

Benjamin regularly publishes articles on various German tax issues and is co-author of a legal commentary on corporate reorganizations.

Benjamin is fluent in German and English.

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