Dr. Carsten Rodemann

Counsel, Berlin



Carsten Rodemann advises clients in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law, in particular concerning Corporate Acquisitions and Divestitures, Restructurings as well as Joint Ventures.

He specializes in national and cross-border transactions (including auction processes) in the Energy and Real Estate sector (portfolio transactions) as well as in privatizations.

Prior to joining White & Case in January of 2007, Carsten Rodemann worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of another leading international law firm for several years.

Bars and Courts
Dr jur
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf
First State Exam
University of Bochum


Advising EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG on the sale of a 24.95 percent minority shareholding in transmission system operator TransnetBW GmbH to Südwest Konsortium Holding GmbH and of a second minority stake of 24.95 percent in TransnetBW GmbH to Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).

Advising EWE on the sale of a 26% minority shareholding to the infrastructure investor ARDIAN and the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture with the Aloys Wobben Stiftung, major shareholder of the wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON, for the operation, planning and development of wind farms.

Advising institutional investors advised by the Global Infrastructure group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, on the acquisition of GETEC, one of Europe's leading sustainable energy service companies for real estate and industrial customers.

Advising E.ON SE on establishing a joint venture with Igneo Infrastructure Partners for the roll-out of high-speed broadband infrastructure in Germany, including a sale to Igneo Infrastructure Partners of a 50 percent stake in Westenergie Breitband GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of E.ON SE.

Advising Basalt Infrastructure Partners on its acquisitions of bn:tBlatzheimNetworks Telecom and SOCO Network Solutions, fibrenetwork owners and operators and full-service telecommunication service providers in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Advising Statkraft on the acquisition of the Breeze Three wind portfolio. The Breeze Three portfolio comprises of 38 windfarms in Germany and four wind farms in France with a total capacity of over 350 MW.

Advising Statkraft on the acquisition of E-WALD GmbH, an EV charging company, and a majority stake in eeMobility GmbH, a company that offers intelligent complete packages for charging electric vehicles for commercial fleets.

Advising DIC, a Japanese manufacturer of fine chemicals, and its subsidiary Sun Chemical on the acquisition of BASF's global pigment business at a selling price, excluding cash and financial liabilities, of 1.15 billion euros.

Advising STEAG GmbH on the sale of 49 percent of the shares in its wind farm portfolio in France to an infrastructure fund of Allianz Global Investors. STEAG remains majority shareholder with 51 percent and continues to be responsible for commercial and technical management.

Advising STEAG GmbH on the sale of a 49% stake in STEAG Fernwärme GmbH to MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO, as well as on the signing of a shareholder agreement.

Advising a consortium consisting of STEAG and Macquarie in connection with the bidding process to acquire the lignite and hydroenergy operations of Vattenfall.

Advising Vattenfall GmbH on the sale of a 74.9 percent stake in Lauta and a 100% stake in Ruedersdorf, the Germany-based waste to energy power plants, to STEAG. The waste incineration capacity of both plants together amounts to 475,000 tons per year.

Advising Vattenfall GmbH on the outsourcing of the facility operations services in Germany including the sale of its subsidiaries VSG GmbH and Hanuman FO GmbH to ISS Facility Services GmbH, a subsidiary of the Danish company ISS Global A/S, as well as on the conclusion of a long-term service agreement regarding facility operations services.

Advising Vattenfall Europe AG on the sale of its subsidiary 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) to the Belgian transmission system operator Elia and to the Australian Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers.

Advising Vattenfall Europe AG on the sale process of its majority shareholding in the regional energy supplier WEMAG AG (Schwerin) to the "Kommunale Anteilseignerverband der WEMAG" (association of municipal shareholders) and Thüga AG.

Advising Vattenfall Europe AG regarding the sale of its 24.9 percent share in Staedtische Werke AG, Kassel, to Thüga AG (the biggest German network of local energy suppliers).

Advising Vattenfall Europe AG regarding the sale of its 25 percent share in the Rostock hard-coal fired power plant to RheinEnergie AG, Cologne.

Advising Vattenfall Europe New Energy GmbH on the sale of its 85.5 percent majority shareholding in the waste incineration plant "Müllverwertung Borsigstraße GmbH" in Hamburg to Stadtreinigung Hamburg, the city's waste handling company. The sale price amounts to approx. €67million.

Advising Commerz Real AG on the restructuring of the Enervie wind farm portfolio.

Advising MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc on the attempted acquisition of RWE Dea from RWE.

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyer Germany in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Handelsblatt 2020-2023