The standard text work term sheet consists of three parts:

  • the introductory usage notes, which should definitely be read in advance for comprehension,
  • the standard text term sheet (including Appendix 2: transactions requiring consent)
  • Appendix 1: standard cap table (Excel Sheet)

The standard documents term sheet including the usage notes and the calculation tool for convertible loan agreements do not claim to be complete and do not constitute or can replace legal or tax advice.

Neither the German Standards Setting Institute nor its associates or the members of the preparatory working group or the law firms or companies to which the members of the working group belong or which they represent shall be liable for the accuracy and/or completeness of the documents provided.

The members of the term sheet working group can be found here.

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Standard text term sheet (Word-Doc)
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Appendix 1: Standard cap table (Excel Sheet)

Updated (Version 1.1) on 25.04.2021


The standard text Term Sheet in Word format is inclusive of attachment 2: transactions requiring consent and without explanatory footnotes,so that adaptation in individual cases is possible.

The standard text Term Sheet in PDF format is including Annex 2: transactions requiring consent and with explanatory footnotes as a PDF document.

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