Peter Polke’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and bank-regulatory matters.
Peter joined the firm in 2006 and became a senior attorney in 2013.
Alstom in its €15 billion merger with Siemens’ mobility business, including its rail traction drives business.
General Motors in the sale of its Opel/Vauxhall subsidiary and GM Financial’s European operations to PSA Group.
Comilog and Eramet in the sale of Erachem to the Prince International Corporation.
SPIE S.A. in the €850 million acquisition of SAG Group from private equity firm EQT.
SPIE S.A. in the acquisition of the German COMNET group.
Neopost in the acquisition of icon Systemhaus GmbH.
Germany’s Financial Market Stabilization Agency (FMSA) in connection with the privatization and the €1.16 billion IPO of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb).
American Express in the restructuring of its joint venture with Credit Suisse regarding the issuance and acquiring of credit cards in Switzerland.
IMS Health in its acquisition of certain Cegedim information solutions and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) businesses for €385 million.
ALTANA in the acquisition of the Rheology Additives Business from Rockwood Holdings Inc.
SPIE S.A. in acquisition of the Service Solutions Business from HOCHTIEF Solutions AG, a subsidiary of German construction group HOCHTIEF AG.
GfK in relation to various transactions in Germany and other European countries.
Helaba in its acquisition of WestLB’s core business.
EDF in its €4.7 billion sale of a 45.01 percent participating interest in EnBW to the Land of Baden-Württemberg.
ASM Pacific Technology in the acquisition of Siemens Electronic Assembly Systems.
Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie. S.C.A and BHF-BANK AG in the sale of BHF Asset Servicing GmbH and Frankfurter Service Kapitalanlage-Gesellschaft mbH to Bank of New York Mellon.
Medtronic in the acquisition of the German Krauth Cardio-Vascular, the Swiss Invatec and the Italian Fogazzi.
DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale in the joint venture for fund accounting and administration with Allianz Global Investors.
Medco Health Solutions in its acquisition of Europa Apotheek Venlo B.V.
The German Savings Banks Association (DSGV) in the takeover of Landesbank Berlin.