Marc René Spitz, LL.M.

Attorney | Partner

Location: München

T: +49 89 2778253-0

Main Focus Areas
  • Advising national and international clients of all sizes in the areas of Venture Capital, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • General corporate law advice of companies at every stage of the life cycle, from incorporation to exit
  • Classic corporate law advice of young companies, small and medium sized businesses and companies listed on a stock exchange
  • German.
  • English.

2018 – 2022

Senior Associate and as of 2020 Partner at Weitnauer Rechtsanwälte.

2015 – 2018

Senior Associate at ljh Lindlbauer Rechtsanwälte PartmbB.

2013 – 2014

Master of Laws (LL.M.) University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

2012 – 2015

Associate und freier Mitarbeiter bei CORPLEGAL Werner & Partner mbB.

2009 – 2011

Rechtsreferendariat (u.a. LG München I, Staatsanwaltschaft München I und Norton Rose Fulbright).

2003 – 2008

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an den Universitäten Regensburg und München.

Publications (sample selection)
  • Investment protection against lowered valuations in subsequent financing rounds through antidilution provisions („Investmentschutz vor niedrigeren Bewertungen in Folgefinanzierungsrunden durch Verwässerungsschutzregelungen“), GWR 2020 issue, pages 316 et seq.
  • The Second Closing – a guideline for VC practices (“Das Second Closing – Ein Leitfaden für die VCPraxis“), GWR, 2019 issue, pages 21 et seq.
  • Data protection in the M&A process (“Datenschutz im M&A Prozess”), GWR 2019 issue, pages 261 et seq.
Transactions (sample selection)
  • Advising a VC-fund from Spain on a Series A investment in crypto-custodian company.
  • Advising a VC-fund from Switzerland on the issuance of a convertible loan for a BioTech company.
  • Advising a German MedTech company regarding the structuring and the conclusion of a venture debt financing.
  • Advising a German HealthTech company regarding a Series B financing round with an US investor.
  • Advising a VC-fund from Spain on the restructuring of their German portfolio.
  • Advising a German smart-power company with a spin-off and an according financing round.
  • Bar Association Munich
  • USC Alumni Association
  • Export-Club Bayern e.V