Skip to content

Senior Associate

Ann-Kristin Lochmann

Ann-Kristin's focus is on advising financial and strategic investors on buy-side/sell-side transaction tax matters, including (vendor) tax due diligence and tax fact books, SPA tax advice, acquisition-related tax structuring and (cross-border) corporate restructurings as well as post-deal tax integration and support. In addition, Ann-Kristin has extensive expertise regarding warranty & indemnity insurance from a transaction tax perspective.

Education and Career

Ann-Kristin studied business law as well as taxation in Osnabrück. Before joining SMP, she was a Senior Manager in the Deals Tax team of PwC.


Ann-Kristin's recent work highlights include:

  • Buy-side tax due diligence for strategic and private-equity investors
  • Sell-side tax support on transactions (tax fact books / vendor tax due diligence)
  • SPA advice from a tax perspective and negotiation of tax clauses
  • Advice from a tax perspective on warranty & indemnity insurances
  • Tax structuring of acquisitions
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Post-deal tax integration and support
  • Tax support with an IPO at NASDAQ


  • German qualified tax advisor (Steuerberaterin)
  • LL.M. Taxation (Osnabrück University)
  • LL.B. Business Law (Osnabrück University)


  • German
  • English
  • Covid-19 and International Tax Law
    Der Betrieb Spezial, 3/2020, 2f. [in German] (together with Nina Schmidt)
  • Article "Tax Due Diligence"
    in: Berens/Brauner/Knauer/Strauch (eds.), Due diligence in the context of corporate acquisitions, Schäffer-Poeschel publishing house, 8th edition, May 2019 [in German]
  • German tax law changes impacting M&A
    International Tax Review [USA], 18 March 2016 (together with Alke Fiebig)
  • German M&A tax landscape to change post-BEPS
    International Tax Review [USA], 17 March 2015 (together with Alke Fiebig)
Ann-Kristin  Lochmann

Direct message to Ann-Kristin Lochmann