Thomas Fox

Munich | Düsseldorf
  • Maximilianstrasse 13
  • 80539 Munich
  • Germany
Profile Experience

Dr. Thomas Fox is a partner in the Munich and Düsseldorf offices of Latham & Watkins, practicing in the firm’s Tax Department.

His practice focuses on tax regulations and all tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Mr. Fox also has extensive experience advising large multinational corporations and mid-sized German businesses on tax audits and tax controversy matters, as well as on a wide range of tax-related restructurings.

Mr. Fox is recognized as a recommended lawyer for tax in JUVE 2017/2018 and frequently ranked in Chambers, latest in its Europe Guide 2018Furthermore, he is listed among the best lawyers for tax in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2019 and Legal 500 Germany 2018. Mr. Fox is also listed as a foreign tax expert for Italy in Chambers Global 2015.

His career includes work in Germany and Italy both as a private practice tax lawyer and as co-founder and CEO of a mobile commerce company serving the media and advertising sector.

Mr. Fox is a regular speaker and author on reorganizations as well as on German, European, and international tax law topics. Moreover, he is a member of the International Fiscal Association and the German-Italian Lawyers’ Association.

Dr. Thomas Fox’s experience includes advising:

  • Autogrill Deutschland GmbH on the acquisition of Le Crobag KG
  • Barkawi on the sale of Barkawi Management Consultants to Genpact
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the participation in von Poll Immobilien GmbH 
  • Dubai International Capital on the €1.2 billion sale of Mauser, a globally leading manufacturer of rigid industrial packaging, to Clayton Dubilier & Rice
  • Equinox and Steilmann Holding AG on the public tender offer for Adler Modemärkte AG
  • Ferrari Financial Services SpA on the sale of a majority stake in Ferrari Financial Services GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of FFS SpA, to FCA Bank SpA
  • Omnicom Group Inc. on the sale of Sellbytel Group
  • One Equity Partners on the divestiture of 100% of interest in Vacuumschmelze Hanau GmbH & Co KG to US based OM Group
  • Siemens AG on the carve-out and subsequent merger of its mobility business with Alstom and on the carve-out of their global health business into Siemens Healthineers and its IPO
  • Tengelmann on the divestiture of its supermarket business Kaiser’s Tengelmann and its e-stores business to EDEKA 
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