Dr Roman Kasten


Roman advises on private equity transactions throughout the entire investment life cycle. His practice includes investments in private and public companies, growth investments, co-investments, exits and management equity programs. 
A particular focus of his work is advising financial investors on cross border investments. 

The Legal 500 recognises Roman´s expertise: ‘Outstanding lawyer, also masters ambitious transactions and always has the deal under control.’ 
Further information on our sector group "Private Equity" >>

Published Work

  • During his career, Roman has published multiple articles in German and international legal legal journals, including co-authoring a legal commentary on stock corporation.
Outstanding lawyer, also masters ambitious transactions and always has the deal under control.
LEGAL500, 2023
Cooperative, solution-oriented, pragmatic.
Juve Ranking, 2023/2024



Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2010

Assessor, Germany, 2009

Referendar, Germany, 2007

Apprenticeship with Norddeutsche Landesbank, Germany, 2000


Dr iur, University of Goettingen, Germany, 2009

Second German Law Degree, 2009

First German Law Degree, University of Goettingen, Germany, 2005

Magister Legum Europae, University of Goettingen, Germany, 2004


English, German
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