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Axel Schilder's practice focuses on tax law and real estate transactions. A partner in our Tax practice, Axel represents clients in all aspects of tax law and real estate and corporate transactions, including financing structures and fund structuring.

He also counsels closed- and open-ended German and international real estate funds on tax issues arising from cross-border and fund investment, and advises corporate clients and individuals regarding value-added tax optimization structures and tax audits.

With more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer, tax advisor and tax officer with the German tax authorities, Axel is able to offer clients deep insight into the processes of tax administration and compliance.

A frequent speaker and author on tax and investment fund matters, Axel has been recognized consistently by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers as one of Germany's best tax lawyers.

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Credentials

Germany

Germany (Admitted 1/22/2003 - Member # A368A0)

Steuerberaterkammer (Admitted 2005 - Member# A30788)

English

German

One of Germany's Best Tax Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2017-2020

"top-class industry knowledge ... very good structuring advice"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2018

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One of Germany's Best Tax Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2017-2020

"top-class industry knowledge ... very good structuring advice"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2018

Matters

Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the sale including tax structuring of “The Westlight” in Berlin.

Represent BEOS AG in the disposal of a EUR 520 million fund portfolio. The transaction was carried out by way of a unit deal (i.e. transferring the fund shares of former investors to new investors).

Represent Tishman Speyer Investment Management GmbH in the EUR 200 million acquisition including the set-up of the fund and tax structuring of the office tower "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

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Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the sale including tax structuring of “The Westlight” in Berlin.

Represent BEOS AG in the disposal of a EUR 520 million fund portfolio. The transaction was carried out by way of a unit deal (i.e. transferring the fund shares of former investors to new investors).

Represent Tishman Speyer Investment Management GmbH in the EUR 200 million acquisition including the set-up of the fund and tax structuring of the office tower "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Represent Hannover Leasing in the sale including tax advice of the mixed-used real property “Colosseo” in Frankfurt to Patrizia.

Represent Tishman Speyer in the acquisition of the Berlin trophy office building “Pressehaus am Alexander Platz”.

Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the acquisition of the Berliner Volksbank headquarter at Budapester Strasse 35 from a real estate fund.

Represent AEW Europe and Thor Equities JV in the EUR 200 million acquisition of 100 New Oxford Street, London including advice on fund structuring and regulatory law.

Represent TRIUVA in the sale of the real estate property Frankfurt Central to a commercial real estate mandate managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland AG.

Insights

Article · Source: Immobilien Zeitung

March 7, 2019
Share-Deals werden schwer gemacht

Article

September 22, 2017
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2017

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Matters

Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the sale including tax structuring of “The Westlight” in Berlin.

Represent BEOS AG in the disposal of a EUR 520 million fund portfolio. The transaction was carried out by way of a unit deal (i.e. transferring the fund shares of former investors to new investors).

Represent Tishman Speyer Investment Management GmbH in the EUR 200 million acquisition including the set-up of the fund and tax structuring of the office tower "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

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Matters

Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the sale including tax structuring of “The Westlight” in Berlin.

Represent BEOS AG in the disposal of a EUR 520 million fund portfolio. The transaction was carried out by way of a unit deal (i.e. transferring the fund shares of former investors to new investors).

Represent Tishman Speyer Investment Management GmbH in the EUR 200 million acquisition including the set-up of the fund and tax structuring of the office tower "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Represent Hannover Leasing in the sale including tax advice of the mixed-used real property “Colosseo” in Frankfurt to Patrizia.

Represent Tishman Speyer in the acquisition of the Berlin trophy office building “Pressehaus am Alexander Platz”.

Represent Barings Real Estate Advisers in the acquisition of the Berliner Volksbank headquarter at Budapester Strasse 35 from a real estate fund.

Represent AEW Europe and Thor Equities JV in the EUR 200 million acquisition of 100 New Oxford Street, London including advice on fund structuring and regulatory law.

Represent TRIUVA in the sale of the real estate property Frankfurt Central to a commercial real estate mandate managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland AG.

Insights

Article · Source: Immobilien Zeitung

March 7, 2019
Share-Deals werden schwer gemacht

Article

September 22, 2017
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2017

View all

Credentials

Germany

Germany (Admitted 1/22/2003 - Member # A368A0)

Steuerberaterkammer (Admitted 2005 - Member# A30788)

English

German

One of Germany's Best Tax Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2017-2020

"top-class industry knowledge ... very good structuring advice"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2018

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Close

Recognition

One of Germany's Best Tax Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2017-2020

"top-class industry knowledge ... very good structuring advice"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2018