Joining from Ashurst, the tax lawyer and Steuerberater (tax adviser) with more than 20 years’ experience, is recognised among the industry for advising investors in real estate, alternative investments and funds, in addition to supporting clients on private equity, venture capital matters and cross-border M&A transactions. He also has considerable experience counselling clients on tax issues regarding securitizations, VAT and withholding taxes.
Bünning, who will be based in Frankfurt, has advised a broad range of clients including DIF Management B.V., North Channel Bank GmbH & Co K.G. and Redevco B.V.
Delphine Currie, co-chair of Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Martin to the firm. He has a broad range of expertise and extensive experience advising on complex tax issues across multiple jurisdictions. Martin’s appointment has enhanced our tax offering for our German and international clients.
“The firm has had a successful year and I expect to see further growth into 2020 as we continue our strategic drive to expand the Global Corporate Group across Europe.”