Ashurst announces Board appointments 2019

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    David Jones is a partner in the real estate practice in London and also head of the real estate capital markets team and industry lead for real estate EMEA/US. David acts for some of the biggest names in the global real estate investment market on inward investment of foreign capital into European real estate, including advising on corporate real estate transactions, sales and purchases of high-value commercial real estate, joint ventures and international tax structuring. He has worked on a significant number of market-leading high-value real estate investment transactions in both the UK and continental European markets with a particular focus on international real estate M&A.

    Tobias Krug is a partner in the finance practice in Frankfurt and has acted as managing partner of Ashurst in Germany over the past six years of significant growth. Tobias specialises in structured finance and capital markets with a focus on securitised and OTC derivatives, infrastructure and convertible bonds as well as corporate bonds and distressed financings. He advises leading financial institutions in relation to structured products offerings, including in relation to a wide array of underlying reference assets and across various product wrappers. He is also counsel to some of the leading debt funds in relation to secured and unsecured financings in Germany.

    Chairman Ben Tidswell commented:

    "I would like to congratulate David and Tobias on their appointment to the Board. Their leadership skills and exceptional track record of delivering for our business, people and clients will be invaluable in their new roles. I am confident that they will make a significant contribution to the Board and in shaping the firm's future."

    David Jones said:

    "It is a great time to be joining the Board of the firm. Our performance and outlook could not be better and I look forward to contributing to that further in my new role."

    Tobias Krug said: 

    "I am delighted to be elected to the Board. The business is performing exceptionally well and contributing to our future global success in my new position will be a great honour."  

    The Board comprises chairman Ben Tidswell (London), global managing partner Paul Jenkins (London/Sydney), partners Karen Davies (London), David Jones (London), Tobias Krug (Frankfurt) James Marshall (Sydney), Barbara Phair (Sydney) and chief financial officer Mark Herbert (London) and independent board members Wu Gang and Robin Lawther.

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