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About Dr. Christian Sistermann

Christian advises multinationals, blue-chips and family-owned companies on corporate tax issues.

He also helps clients with all kinds of M&A transaction – on both sell and buy side – and has significant experience of the taxation issues relating to restructurings and insolvencies.

Christian speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising IVG Immobilien on its restructuring and on the post-insolvency reorganisation and refinancing of the core real property business of IVG group and its subsequent sale to Blackstone.
  • Advising Cinven on the acquisition of TUI’s hotelbeds business.
  • Advising Pfleiderer on its restructuring and refinancing including various sales transactions with respect to the non German operations of Pfleiderer group.



  • University of Munich, Germany (Dr jur)
  • New York University, United States (LLM degree in international taxation) 

Professional qualifications

  • Lawyer and certified tax adviser


  • 1st edition, Beck-Verlag 2008, (Co-editor) A book on corporate tax law (Unternehmenssteuerrecht

  • 1st edition, Verlag Dr Otto Schmidt 2012, (co-editor) Umwandlungssteuer-Erlass 2011, Commentary on the new decree on tax reorganisations