Anders Kraft joins Ashurst as tax partner

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    Based in Frankfurt, Anders joins from Shearman & Sterling.  Having qualified as a lawyer and tax advisor, he specialises in national and international tax advice related to M&A, private equity and financings, as well as on capital markets transactions and internal corporate restructurings, general tax planning and tax disputes.  Anders advises domestic and international corporate clients, banks as well as financial services providers and private equity firms.  Before joining Shearman & Sterling, he worked for Latham & Watkins and Linklaters for several years.

    Tobias Krug, managing partner in Germany, sees the appointment of Anders Kraft as a significant step to broaden the tax expertise of the German practice:

    "Anders is highly experienced in advising on the tax aspects of domestic and international real estate, private equity and corporate transactions and he is a perfect complement to the European and German tax team.  Ashurst is already ideally positioned in these areas and Anders will make a significant contribution and help us deliver even more for our clients.“

    Anders Kraft added:

    "Ashurst has a strong platform and a major network in Germany and globally. I am very much looking forward to be part of this the team and to contribute to the further development of the German and European tax practice."

    Eduardo Gracia, Ashurst partner in Madrid and head of tax EMEA & US said:

    "We are thrilled to welcome Anders to the European tax team due to his wealth of experience in domestic and international tax matters.  I am confident that he will play a key role in further developing our German tax practice and helping the European practice to grow."

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