Chris Freitag is an associate in the Munich office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Freitag practices in the firm’s Corporate Department and focuses on advising corporations and financial investors on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and general corporate law.

He studied law in Göttingen and completed his legal training inter alia in the corporate departments of international law firms in Frankfurt and New York.

Mr. Freitag’s experience includes advising:

  • Allianz Capital Partners on the creation of a joint venture with Telefónica
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners on the sale of its majority stake in amedes Group
  • Ardian on:
    • The acquisition of a majority stake in LIFTKET
    • The acquisition of Swissbit Holding AG and its subsidiaries
  • Bitly on the acquisition of Egoditor
  • Chequers Capital on the sale of Wörner Group to DCC 
  • DPE Deutsche Private Equity on €708 million DPE Continuation Fund I
  • EMZ Partners on:
    • The acquisition of a majority stake in Aspire Education Group
    • The acquisition of a minority stake in Wishcard
    • The acquisition of a significant minority participation in celebrate company
    • The participation in Ankerkraut GmbH
  • Equistone on:
    • The acquisition of a majority stake in Plutona Acquisition AG
    • The sale of Oikos Group to Goldman Sachs
  • Heramba in: 
    • The business combination with Project Energy Reimagined Acquisition Corp.
    • Its acquisition of Kiepe Elextric
  • Partners Group on the sale of Hofmann Menü 
  • TASKING on the acquisition of iSYSTEM
  • Waterland on the acquisition of Leupold and Schneller

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Braunschweig, 2019
  • First German State Exam, University of Goettingen, 2016

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English