Dr. Tim Bracksiek

Partner, Frankfurt



Tim Bracksiek is a member of the tax group in the Frankfurt office of White & Case. He particularly advises clients in the area of domestic and international tax law.

Prior to joining White & Case Tim Bracksiek worked for another leading international law firm in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Hamm
Dr jur
University of Osnabrück
First State Exam
University of Osnabrück


Advised The KaDeWe Group GmbH, the operator of three German luxury department stores, on its self-administration proceedings, including insolvency and reorganization law, employment and tenancy law, and on the sale of the business operations to Thai Central Group.

Advised ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (ABN AMRO) on its acquisition of Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG (Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe) from Fosun International Limited, which is subject to regulatory approvals.

Advised the international private equity investor Battery Ventures (Battery) on the acquisition of steute Technologies GmbH & Co. KG (steute), a developer and manufacturer of switches, sensors and other products for medical and industrial applications.

Advising EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) on the sale of its second minority shareholding of 24.95% in the transmission system operator TransnetBW GmbH (TransnetBW) to KfW.

Advising Pollen Street Capital (PSC) on the acquisition and integration of niiio finance groupAG (niiio), fundsaccess AG (fundaccess), FundHero SA (FundHero), FinTecc (FinTecc) and MiFID-Recorder GmbH (MiFID-Recorder).

Advising Swiss listed Conzzeta AG on its acquisition of the foam materials business unit of Otto Bock Group with production sites in Germany, China and the USA, making Conzzeta a global leader in polyurethane-based foam materials for modern mobility solutions used in the car, truck and aviation industries.

Advising the shareholders of ControlExpert GmbH, a disruptive technology service provider to the car insurance industry and Europe's largest InsurTech company, in its strategic partnership with private equity fund General Atlantic.

Advising Equens SE, one of the largest payment service providers in Europe, on a strategic business combination with the European market leader in payment and transactional services, Worldline SA.

Advising Intel on two strategic acquisitions of drone developer and manufacturer in Germany.

Advising Clariant, the Swiss world leader in specialty chemicals, on the sale of its Leather Services business to, and the subsequent investment in, Stahl, a chemicals group based in the Netherlands.

Advising an international hotel group on tax audits and fiscal court disputes and international mutual agreement procedures.

Advising non-EU pension funds (including, among others, Pension Fund Association, bcIMC) on the withholding of tax on dividend income, based on the case law of the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Legal services in relation to the sale of real property located in Berlin, Germany, by way of asset or share deal.

Advising a real estate investor on the acquisition of an office complex in an asset deal in the amount of more than EUR 110 million.


Local multi-utilities of regional economies with respect to constitutional guidelines on tax subsidies, Dissertation, Hamburg, 2012

Comments on Sec. 8 Para 1 S. 2, Para 7-10; Sec. 15 Nr. 4, Nr.5 German Corporation Tax Act (Kommentierung der §§ 8 Abs. 1 S. 2; Abs. 7-10; § 15 Nr. 4, Nr.5 KStG), Einkommensteuer und Körperschaftsteuergesetz. Jahresband 2009. Ed. Carl Herrmann, Gerhard Heuer and Arndt Raupach. Cologne, 2009

New regulation of local multi-utilities pursuant to the 2009 annual Tax Act (Die Neuregelung des kommunalen Querverbunds durch das JStG 2009), FR 2009, p. 15 et. seqq., 2009