Dr Rüdiger Klüber


Ruediger, advises corporations and investors on major transactions and projects, in particular domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and reorganisations.

His expertise includes litigation experiences in these areas as well.

Ruediger had key-roles in a number of high profile transactions providing M&A advise and corresponding sector experience.


Representative matters

EG Group on the acquisition of the Esso petrol network in Germany.

The City of Hamburg on the repurchase of the electricity, gas and district heating networks.

Bestseller on the acquisition of a stake in About You, Germany-based online fashion retailer and a subsidiary of Otto Group.

Andreas Franke Unternehmensgruppe on the sale of the majority of its stake in Puw Pflegen und Wohnen Beteiligungs to Oaktree Funds.

Published Work

  • Klueber R. (2007) "Persoenlichkeitsschutz und Kommerzialisierung", Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck
  • Klueber R. (2009) co-author of "Auseinanderfallen von Gesellschafter- und Glaeubigerstellung bei Gesellschafterdarlehen nach dem MoMIG", Betriebs Berater 31.2009 

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Member, German Bar Association
Ranked in Best Lawyers 2018 – Corporate / M&A
Handelsblatt Best Lawyers list for Germany, 2018



Referendar, Deutschland, 2001

Assessor,Deutschland, 2007

Rechtsanwalt, Deutschland, 2007


First German Law Degree, 2001

LL.M., Georgetown University, USA, 2003

Dr iur, University of Rostock, Germany, 2006

Second German Law Degree, 2007


English, German
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.