Capital markets law expansion
Julian Schulze De la Cruz moves to Noerr
Noerr continues to expand its capacity in corporate and capital markets law. Dr. Julian Schulze De la Cruz, an acknowledged capital markets law expert joins Noerr’s Frankfurt office on 1 January 2016. Julian Schulze De la Cruz previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Weil, Gotshal & Manges and joins Noerr as an Associated Partner.
Aged 38, Julian Schulze De la Cruz advises companies and financial services providers on capital markets transactions such as IPOs, rights issues and secondary placing as well as bond issues. Julian Schulze De la Cruz also advises regularly on questions of general corporate law, securities and M&A transactions. He was among the advisors on Zalando’s IPO in 2014. He previously advised the financing banks on the IPOs of the real estate group Vonovia and the forklift manufacturer, the KION Group. In Frankfurt, he will work especially with Dr. Holger Alfes, Dr. Stephan Schulz and Dr. Laurenz Wieneke.
“Corporate and capital markets law is one of Noerr’s strategic growth areas in which we will continue to expand both with our own talent and lateral hires“, said Holger Alfes, Co-head of the Corporate and Capital Markets Law Practice Group. “I look forward to working with Mr. Schulze De la Cruz, who, with his many years’ experience in national and international capital markets transactions, deepens our advisory capacity.“
“I too look forward to working with my new colleagues in the Noerr Capital Markets Team which is increasingly noticeable on the market advising on complex transactions“ emphasised Julian Schulze De la Cruz.
Noerr, with its practice group jointly led by Dr. Holger Alfes and Dr. Gerald Reger, is among the leading law firms for corporate and capital markets law. Among the significant cases recently have been advising Rocket Internet and Zalando in connection with their IPOs, HelloFresh on its change of legal form and the preparation of the intended IPO, the US investment bank Piper Jaffray on a NASDAQ secondary placing, SAF-HOLLAND on a 200 million Euro bond issue and ODDO SEYDLER and Oddo & Cie on placing a 350 million Euro bond of ADLER Real and advising on the takeover of Westgrund AG.