Dr. Nico Frehse

Associate, Hamburg



Dr. Nico Frehse is a member of our global Corporate/M&A group. He advises on all aspects of corporate and capital markets law as well as private and public M&A transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case, Nico worked - during his legal traineeship - in the Corporate/M&A departments of several other international law firms and in the in-house Corporate team of a listed company in Hamburg.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein
Dr jur
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
First State Exam
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel


ADO Properties, 2020
Advised ADO Properties S.A. on its voluntary public takeover offer and delisting tender offer to the shareholders of WESTGRUND Aktiengesellschaft.

ADO Properties, 2020
Advised ADO Properties S.A. on its voluntary public takeover offer (exchange offer) to the shareholders of ADLER Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft. The new company will operate as ADLER Real Estate Group and combine a real estate portfolio value of approx. EUR 8.6 billion.


The adjustment of the offer pursuant to Sec. 21 para. 1 WpÜG – Guarantee for success or just a deferred failure of the public tender or takeover offer? (Die Angebotsänderung nach § 21 WpÜG – Erfolgsgarant oder doch nur hinausgezögertes Scheitern des öffentlichen Erwerbs- oder Übernahmeangebots?) Betriebs-Berater 2018, pp. 2312-2316

Five years PartG mbB - The legal form for lawyers, (Fünf Jahre PartG mbB – Die Verbandsform für Anwälte), NJW 2018, pp. 2175-2179 (co-author with Prof. Dr. Jan Lieder and Prof. Dr. Matthias Kilian)

Internal and external liability of the PartG mbB and its partners (Innen- und Außenhaftung der PartG mbB und ihrer Partner), Duncker & Humblot, 2018

The German takeover law doesn't provide a subsequent adjustment of the consideration by the authority within a public takeover or mandatory offer, comment to EuGH C-206/16, (Das deutsche Übernahmerecht sieht eine nachträgliche Anpassung des Angebotspreises durch die Behörde bei einem Übernahme- oder Pflichtangebot nicht vor, Anmerkung zu EuGH C-206/16), Betriebs-Berater 2018, pp. 75-78 (co-author with Dr. Stephan Schulz)