Axel Krohn is an associate in Latham & Watkins’ Hamburg office and a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. Mr. Krohn represents clients in complex domestic and cross-border restructurings inside and outside of insolvency proceedings and distressed M&A.

Mr. Krohn advises creditors, investors, companies, management, shareholders, and insolvency administrators in connection with:

  • Financial restructurings (in-court and out-of-court), including debt-equity swaps, share pledge enforcements, and insolvency plan proceedings
  • Operational corporate restructurings
  • Acquisition of distressed companies, restructuring, rescue financing, or refinancing transactions

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Krohn worked on a doctoral thesis in the field of corporate restructuring at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg. He is the author of several publications, among others in the field of corporate restructuring.

Mr. Krohn's experience includes advising:

  • ACCENTRO Real Estate on the comprehensive refinancing of two bonds in a procedure under the German Bond Act (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz)

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court Frankfurt
  • First German State Exam, University of Freiburg

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German