Nils Horst is an associate in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Frankfurt office.

Mr. Horst advises companies and financial investors primarily on mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, and on general corporate law matters.

Mr. Horst studied law in Passau and Kyoto. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, he worked in Latham’s Corporate Department in Frankfurt and London, first as a research assistant and later as a trainee.

Mr. Horst's experience includes advising:

  • Hg on the investment of Permira in GGW Group
  • Bregal on the sale of EA Elektro-Automatik
  • LeanIX`s investors on the sale to SAP
  • Quadriga Capital on the sale of its majority stake in SCIO Automation Holding GmbH

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court Frankfurt, 2022
  • First German State Exam, University of Passau

Languages Spoken

  • English