Ashurst boosts corporate offering in Germany with two key hires

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    Global law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of Stefan Bruder and Marina Arntzen as partners in the corporate practice in Munich, as the firm further expand its offering across both public and private M&A in Germany and international markets.

    Stefan has extensive experience advising on national and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, cross-border mergers, joint ventures and public takeovers. He has a particular focus on regulated transactions in the financial institution sector, including banks, asset managers and funds, as well as the energy sector.

    Marina has a strong track record of advising national and international clients on M&A and private equity transactions, with particular expertise in ESG related transactions. She has deep industry knowledge across a range of sectors, including automotive and technology.

    Stefan and Marina will join Ashurst at the end of February.

    "Stefan and Marina are excellent additions to our German corporate team. With their combined experience and knowledge of the German market we are able to further expand our current capabilities", said Jorge Vazquez, Global Co-Head of Corporate at Ashurst. Jorge added that the appointments reflect the firm's commitment to the strategic growth of its German corporate offering. "Their arrival, which follows that of Alexander Duisberg, is consistent with our sustained focus on strengthening our German practice to ensure we continue to provide the highest quality domestic and cross-border advice to our clients."

    Anne Grewlich, Co-Office Managing Partner for Germany, added: "We are very pleased to welcome Marina and Stefan to the team and further expand our corporate practice in Germany. They are an excellent fit for us and bring extensive experience which will greatly strengthen our capabilities and enable us to capitalise on the opportunities in the market."