Dr Benjamin Monheim advises national and international companies on M&A deals and all types of share deals, in particular private equity and venture capital financing.

Benjamin has supported numerous venture capital and business angel financing, both on behalf  of venture capital funds and on behalf of companies seeking capital.

In addition to financial investors and established companies, Benjamin also provides legal guidance to new entrepreneurs and start-ups as well as foreign clients in relation to establishing and expanding their business operations in Germany.

Benjamin qualified as a lawyer in January 2008. Having studied law in Cologne, Benjamin obtained his postgraduate degree in commercial law (LL.M.). He completed his legal traineeship in Cologne and London, and prior to this, he wrote a dissertation on ad hoc publicity. Before joining Osborne Clarke’s Cologne office in January 2008, he worked for Osborne Clarke’s Corporate Law team in the London office.


Osborne Clarke has advised the Koblenz-based education start-up Sdui on the purchase of the school and daycare messenger provider Fox Education Services GmbH as well as on another financing round of EUR 21 million. Read more

Brightlands Venture Partners and TechVision Fonds

Osborne Clarke has advised Brightlands Venture Partners and TechVision Fonds on their investment in the Organ Vitality Tech start-up Vivalyx GmbH as part of a seed financing round. Read more.

G2 Venture Partners

Osborne Clarke has advised investor G2 Venture Partners on its investment in energy start-up 1KOMMA5°. Read more here


Osborne Clarke advises EdTech start-up Sdui on Series A funding round, read more


Osborne Clarke advises node.energy in Series A financing round, read more


Osborne Clarke advises eCAPITAL on financing round of Numbat, read more


Osborne Clarke advises DeepSkill on pre-seed financing round, read more

Shareholders of Raidboxes

Osborne Clarke advises shareholders on sale of Raidboxes to team.blue, read more

Haniel, eCapital and btov

Osborne Clarke advises Haniel, eCapital and btov on due diligence for Series A financing round of 1KOMMA5°, read more

HTGF, eCapital & Demeter

Osborne Clarke advises HTGF, eCapital and Demeter on exit from envelio GmbH, read more


Osborne Clarke advises the founders of justETF GmbH on the sale of the company to Scalable Capital GmbH, read more


Osborne Clarke advises fitvia on sale to Dermapharm, read more


Osborne Clarke advises eCAPITAL on investment in Ferroelectric Memory Company, read more


Advised Homelike on investment by Cherry Ventures, read more

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