German Private Equity Partner Named Among Financial News’ Rising Stars

June 26, 2023
Financial News
Maximilian Platzer was recognized for co-leading on three of Germany’s 10 most significant PE deals.

Latham Frankfurt partner Maximilian Platzer has been named among Financial News’ Rising Stars of Legal Services 2023. The ranking highlights 25 talented European lawyers, under the age of 40, who advise corporates on M&A, capital markets, fundraising, and private equity transactions.

Financial News distinguished Mr. Platzer as “a key dealmaker in the German market,” noting his work on “mid- and large-cap software, technology and technology enabled business deals” and high volume of M&A transactions. The publication also highlighted Mr. Platzer’s advice to Astorg on the US$2.6 billion acquisition of CordenPharma, and Hg on its sales of MEDIFOX DAN for US$1 billion and Transporeon for €l.9 billion.

Latham advises the world’s leading private equity firms through the full spectrum of transactions from initial investment through to exit. Drawing on global market-leading experience, we bring together strength in fund formation, private equity finance, M&A, and capital markets to deliver seamless and responsive support to private equity clients at every stage of a fund’s lifecycle, annually steering more than 500 deals representing more than half a trillion US dollars — including many global and regional “deals of the year.”