Dr. Anna Schwander

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Dr. Anna Schwander is a corporate partner in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

She advises clients on all aspects of corporate law and focuses in particular on capital markets transactions as well as general capital market advice.

Anna advises issuers and financial sponsors on capital markets transactions including IPOs, right offerings, private placements and block trades, as well as the issuance of high yield bonds and convertible bonds. She also advises corporations and their bodies on general capital market and stock corporation law.

IFLR1000 recognizes Anna in its 2019 Financial and Corporate Guide as a notable practitioner for capital markets. She is also listed among the “best lawyers” for capital markets in Germany by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2018.


Thought Leadership


Managing Foreign Investment Clearance Risk in Cross-Border Deals, The M&A Lawyer, November/December 2017, p. 1–7


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2002Germany


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • University of CologneDr. jur.2002
  • New York University School of LawLL.M.1999
  • Higher Regional Court of DusseldorfSecond State Examination2002
  • University of CologneFirst State Examination1997