Wulf Kring is counsel in the Tax Department. He focuses on advising private equity firms, VC funds and corporate clients on M&A transactions and tax-oriented restructurings as well as fund-related tax aspects (including the structuring of investment funds and carried-interest structures). Wulf also has significant experience in capital markets transactions, as well as in advising multinational corporations in connection with (cross-border) tax audits and the conclusion of bi- and multilateral advance pricing agreements (APA).

Wulf speaks German and English.


Wulf has advised on the following transactions:

  • A European investment firm on the establishment of Jersey and Luxembourg AIF, restructuring of carried interest entitlements and tax structuring of German investments (regularly)*
  • A European investment firm on the acquisition of an outstanding minority interest in a German target and the refinancing of the acquisition*
  • A German investment firm on the tax structuring of its German investments through Guernsey AIF (regularly)*
  • A German investment firm on the restructuring of carried interest entitlements and establishment of a marketable evergreen private equity fund structure*
  • A Belgian private equity fund in connection with the establishment of a uniform European MEP*
  • An Australian infrastructure fund on German tax aspects in connection with the disposal of a German investment*
  • Dachser Intelligent Logistics in its corporate restructuring*
  • Swiss SIX Group on the disposal of SIX Payment Services to France’s Wordline*
  • Insight Venture Partners on their majority and minority investments in Germany as well as add-on transactions (regularly)
  • RAD-x regarding acquisitions in Germany (regularly)
  • A German private equity fund in the acquisition of a German/Swiss target from the founders

*Wulf advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.



Tax Advisor Exam, 2009 Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Second State Exam, 2006 Universität zu Kiel, First State Exam, 2004 Tax Clerk, 2000

Bar Admissions

Chamber of Tax Consultants Frankfurt, 2009 Frankfurt am Main, 2006