Patrick Narr | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Patrick Narr
Patrick Narr

Patrick Narr

Partner, Hamburg

Overview

Patrick Narr's practice focuses on M&A and corporate law. He counsels clients on national and international transactions, including real estate and restructuring matters (distressed M&A).

Whether a company needs advice about starting out, achieving their objectives or dedicated support during challenging times, Patrick is able to offer astute and knowledgeable guidance. As well as establishing a solid corporate structure for his clients, he can help them to navigate the complex legal aspects of corporations and partnerships, and efficient corporate restructuring.

Patrick has particularly significant experience in the healthcare, renewable energies and real estate sectors. He has been involved in a number of major, cross-border real estate deals, working with international White & Case teams to successfully complete complex transactions in a narrow time-frame.

His client base, both within Germany and internationally, includes public authorities, insolvency administrators, strategic investors and private equity funds.

Bars and Courts

  • Commercial and Corporate Lawyer
  • Rechtsanwalt

Education

  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Schleswig
  • First State Exam, University of Hamburg

Languages

  • German
  • English

Experience

Conetwork Erneuerbare Energien Holding GmbH (CEE), 2014, 2013

Advising the Hamburg-based investment company CEE Management GmbH ('CEE') on the acquisition of three open space solar parks in France, with a rated capacity of 19.6 Megawatts (MW). The sellers are 123Venture group and Solairedirect SA, both located in Paris. In 2013, Patrick also advised CEE on the acquisition of a solar park with a rated capacity of 50 MWp (megawatt peak), in Ahlhorn (Lower Saxony), by way of a share deal.

Insolvency Administrator of BKN Biostrom, 2013

Advising the insolvency administrator on the asset disposal of BKN Biostrom AG to Caspari GmbH, a biogas plant specialist.

Insolvency Administrator of PowerWind GmbH, 2013

Advising the insolvency administrator on the asset disposal of BKN Biostrom AG to Caspari GmbH, a biogas plant specialist.

Insolvency Administrator of PowerWind GmbH, 2013

Advising the insolvency administrator in connection with M&A aspects related to the upcoming restructuring.

Fattal Hotels Group and other international investors, 2013

Advising a consortium consisting of the Israeli hotel chain Fattal Hotels Group and other international investors, in connection with the acquisition of 20 hotels in Germany. The legal advice covered the acquisition of the hotels in a share deal and the complex financing of the acquisition via senior and mezzanine loans, a sophisticated financing structure which required a comprehensive reorganization of the entire group.

Kittner-Gruppe, 2012

Advising the Kittner-Gruppe on the divesture of its business premises to three car dealerships. The mandate includes the structuring of the takeover in terms of share deals and asset deals as well as contractual issues regarding property sales.

Richard Ditting GmbH & Co. KG, 2012

Advising Richard Ditting GmbH & Co. KG in connection with the closing of BIG-Gewerbebau GmbH/Richard DITTING KG Ahrensburg GbR, the sale of properties in Ahrensburg to Baufeld Ahrensburg GmbH & Co. KG and the subsequent sale of these properties to Quantum Immobilien Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, as well as corporate law matters associated with the transactions.

RND Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, 2012

Advising RND Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in joining Wohnen am Suttnerpark GmbH & Co. KG, the acquisition of a stake in Wohnen am Suttnerpark GmbH & Co. KG, the sale of properties in Hamburg to SAGA Siedlungs-Aktiengesellschaft. as well as corporate law matters associated with the transactions.

Insolvency Administrator of AKT altmärker Kunststoff-Technik GmbH, 2011

Advising the insolvency administrator of AKT altmärker Kunststoff-Technik GmbH on the divesture of the Czech subsidiary to Boryzew Kunststofftechnik Deutschland GmbH, as well as the divesture of the Spanish subsidiary to Grupo ISN.

Insolvency Administrator of Hamburg International GmbH & Co. KG, 2011

Advising the liquidator on the transferring restructuring of Hamburg International GmbH & Co. KG. The German federal aviation administration has granted the operating license to the successor company, Hamburg Airways.

Bayer Schering Pharma AG, 2009

Advising Bayer Schering Pharma AG on the joint venture with Genzyme Corp. in Germany. The joint venture is responsible for the development and marketing of medication in the oncology sector, as well as the development of an active ingredient against multiple sclerosis.

Publications

  • Corporate acquisition from a seller in crisis, Betriebs-Berater, Issue 25, Pages 1484-1489, 2015, (Unternehmenskauf vom Verkäufer in der Krise) (co-author with Peter Freitag and Matthias Kiesewetter)
  • Commentary on §§ 122a–122l; §§ 190–250, 272–290, 301–304 of German Transformation Act, Umwandlungsrecht – Gesellschaftsrecht, Steuerrecht, Verfahrensrecht. Eds. Lars Böttcher, Oliver Habighorst and Christian Schulte. Baden-Baden, 2014, (Kommentierung der §§ 122a–122l; §§ 190–250, 272–290, 301–304 UmwG) (co-author with Markus Althoff)
  • Specifics of distressed M&A transactions, Distressed Mergers & Acquisitions. Eds. Christoph Bauer & Jens-Eric von Düsterlho. Wiesbaden, pp. 168–188, 2013, (Besonderheiten beim Kauf aus der Insolvenz)