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Dr. Dirk Kocher is a partner in the Hamburg office of Latham & Watkins and practices in the firm’s Corporate Department, focusing on public and private M&A, stock corporation, and capital markets law as well as restructurings. He advises corporations, private equity, and strategic investors on all related matters. This includes in particular:

  • Acquisition and sale of stakes in listed corporations and other companies
  • Taking privates and capital markets transactions
  • Corporate governance, reorganizations, and capital markets’ compliance 
  • Loan-to-own and other restructurings

He also has extensive experience with joint ventures and shareholder disputes.

Mr. Kocher is a former vice chairman of the board of the Finnish-German Trade Association in Hamburg and a lecturer at Bucerius Law School (Hamburg). He regularly publishes on corporate and capital markets law issues and is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on these topics.