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Peter Kohl

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Kerman & Co

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Head of Corporate , Peter has more than 25 years’ transactional and advisory experience in capital markets, M&A, venture capital and corporate governance.

Peter’s clients have included a variety of domestic and multinational corporations, financial institutions, investment funds and entrepreneurs. His practice has ranged from emerging growth industries (including financial technology, pharma/biotech and online consumer businesses) to emerging markets (such as Russia, India, China and Eastern Europe).

Peter is qualified in both England and the United States.


Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Hogan Lovells and joined Kerman & Co LLP in 2017.


Degrees from Harvard College (political science) and Georgetown University (law).

London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

Within: Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

With sector specialisms in tech, retail and natural resources, Kerman & Co runs an integrated corporate practice that advises on equity fundraisings, M&A and other public company matters. Led by Peter Kohl, the team focuses on acting for corporate issuers and has a long track record of experience in handling AIM IPOs.

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M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Kerman & Co tends to act for small and medium sized entrepreneurial companies and family-owned businesses, primarily on owner exits and strategic acquisitions. The team is regularly referred work from corporate finance houses and accountancy practices, and has advised on the legal aspects of complex cross-border transactions. With an office in Dublin, the firm is also well-positioned to deal with transactions encompassing Irish companies or governed by Irish law. Following the merger with boutique technology M&A firm Coffey Graham, the team was bolstered by the arrival of two new partners with experience in this area. Peter Kohl heads the corporate practice.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Mining and minerals

Within: Mining and minerals

The natural resources team at London commercial and corporate firm Kerman & Co advises a mix of mining clients on public and private M&A, debt and equity financing, disputes and commercial contracts. The group, led by Peter Kohl, is especially strong with regards to transactions for companies quoted on the Main Market and AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. Una Deretic and Joan Yu are also key names.

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Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

Kerman & Co acts for companies involved in transactions in a large number of jurisdictions across the world, particularly in Africa and Asia. Peter Kohl's group has a strong reputation in the oil and gas sector, particularly in emerging markets, where it represents both private and public sector clients. Una Deretic, Joan Yu and experienced litigator John Evans are also key names to note.

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