Dr Jens Steinmüller is a partner in the private funds team of the Berlin office who advises on fund-related legal, regulatory and tax issues. He focuses on the specific needs of institutional investors investing in private funds. Jens has particular experience in developing solutions for tailor-made approaches to alternative investments with a focus on German insurance companies, pension funds and banks investing directly, via a fund of funds or managed account structure. He frequently contributes to the work of professional bodies such as the Bundesverband Alternative Investment eV (BAI) and has written many articles relating to investment funds in domestic and international publications, most recently several articles in the Private Equity and Venture Capital Fonds handbook. Jens is also a co-editor of a C H Beck commentary regarding the new German Investment Fund Tax Act, which was released in 2019. He has obtained degrees from the University of Münster and Boston University with theses on investment fund taxation.