Leif U Schrader > Latham & Watkins LLP > Frankfurt, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
REUTERWEG 20
60323 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany

Work Department

Partner

Position

Leif U. Schrader advises private equity funds and other financial investors on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures. He counsels clients primarily on private equity transactions, including:

  • M&A transactions
  • Co-investments
  • Management participations
  • Joint ventures
  • Minority investments 
  • Capital market transactions (IPOs)

Mr. Schrader draws on extensive experience handling transactions in a full spectrum of industries, including aerospace, technology, chemicals, and industrials. He is recognized as a notable dealmaker in IFLR1000 and JUVE. Given his sophisticated sense of what is at market, he develops pragmatic solutions to execute clients’ deals. Complementing his considerable transactional experience, he has served in-house as general counsel for an aerospace company in the Middle East.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Private Equity > Transaktionen

Latham & Watkins LLP überzeugt mit ‘exzellentem Fachwissen‘ bei der Beratung in Large- und Mid-Cap-Transaktionen, in welchen man ein hochkarätiges Mandantenportfolio  aus überwiegend internationalen Investoren vertritt; hier ist die enge Zusammenarbeit mit den US-amerikanischen und europäischen Büros der Kanzlei von Vorteil. Der anerkannte Experte Oliver Felsenstein ist erfahren in Akquisitionen und Veräußerungen, während Praxisgruppenleiter Burc Hesse als ‘ausgewiesener Profi in der Verhandlungsführung‘ gilt. Weitere Schlüsselkontakte des breit gefächerten Teams sind Rainer TraugottLeif Schrader und Nils RöverSebastian Pauls und Susanne Decker wurden respektive im Januar und März 2020 in die Partnerschaft aufgenommen.

Germany > Private equity > Transactions

Latham & Watkins LLP stands out for its ‘excellent expertise‘ in large-cap and mid-cap transactions where it is instructed by a high-profile client base predominantly composed of international investors; here, the group’s close cooperation with the firm’s US and European offices is of particular advantage. Renowned expert Oliver Felsenstein is experienced in acquisitions and divestitures, while practice head Burc Hesse is considered a ‘proven pro in negotiations‘. Other key contacts of the diverse team include Rainer TraugottLeif Schrader and Nils RöverSebastian Pauls and Susanne Decker made partner in January and March 2020 respectively.