Dr. Anna Schwander

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Overview

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 and general capital market advice as well as foreign trade law.

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. Furthermore, Anna is a member of our International Trade and National Security practice group and advises companies and financial investors on cross border transactions as well as public takeovers with regard to foreign trade 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 2019.

Watch: IPO Readiness in Germany

More

Thought Leadership

Publications

Transaction security in the investment control jungle, M&A REVIEW, October 2018, p. 331

Reduced transaction security for Chinese investors, Börsen-Zeitung, 4 August 2018, p. 9

Sellout through the backdoor? The entry of foreign investors is legally difficult to prevent, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 27 March 2018, p. 16

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

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2002Germany

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Education

  • 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