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Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
80539 MUNICH
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Work Department

Corporate / Capital Markets


Dr. Achim Herfs is a corporate partner in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. He advises listed companies on capital markets transactions, corporate restructurings and M&A transactions, as well as corporations and their bodies on general capital markets and stock corporation law, including the support of general meetings, and internal investigations. Furthermore, Achim Herfs advises issuers and banks on capital markets transactions, including IPOs, rights offerings, share placements without pre-emptive rights and block trades, as well as the issuance of convertible bonds and high yield bonds.


Admitted in Germany 1993; admitted as Attorney-at-law in New York, USA, 1993; Hengeler Mueller, Munich and Frankfurt, Germany, associate 1993-1997, partner 1997-2016; Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, Munich, Germany, partner 2016 to present.


German, English, French


University of Munich, Germany (First State Examination 1988); Higher Regional Court of Munich, Germany (Second State Examination 1991); Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, USA (LL.M. 1992); University of Munich, Germany (Dr. jur. 1994).