DR. MARCUS KLIE focuses on all aspects of German business and corporate law, in particular on cross-border and national mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, public tender offers and corporate restructurings. In addition, Marcus regularly advises on German stock corporation and capital markets law as well as corporate governance topics.
In the 2023/2024 edition of the JUVE Handbook, Marcus is recognized as “Often Recommended” for Private Equity and M&A, with sources telling the publication he is “technically good,” “assertive in negotiations,” and praised for “competent coordination also in international projects.” As in previous editions (2020 — 2022), Marcus is currently ranked among the “best lawyers” for corporate law and private equity law by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2023. WirtschaftsWoche recognizes Marcus since 2021 in its list of the most prestigious law firms and lawyers for M&A in Germany. IFLR1000 recommends Marcus as a notable practitioner for Capital Markets: M&A.
Prior to joining Sidley in 2017, he was a partner in the M&A/corporate practice of another international law firm.
Marcus is fluent in German and English.