Dr. Holger Alfes , LL.M.

Rechtsanwalt, Attorney and Counselor-at-Law (New York)
Co-Head Capital Markets
Practice Group Real Estate Investments


  • Capital markets law
  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Focus areas:
  • Corporate investments and divestitures, share and asset purchase agreements, due diligences etc.
  • Capital market transactions (IPOs, secondary offerings, bond issues, etc.)
  • Ongoing corporate law advice
  • Finance transactions and restructurings


  • Legal studies and doctorate degree at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Münster
  • Postgraduate Master of Laws (LL.M.) program at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (USA)
  • Attorney-at-law (New York) at a US law firm in Frankfurt am Main
  • With Noerr since 1999
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyers


  • Leading expert for Capital Markets Law, Best Lawyers in Germany (2016)


  • German-American Lawyers' Association
  • New York Bar Association

Selected Publications

  • Letter of Intent and Non-Disclosure Agreement, in: Beck'sche OnlineFormulare [Beck online forms], Hans-Frieder Krauß und Stefan Weise (Publ.), edited quarterly since 2007 et seq.
  • Kommentierung von §§ 793 bis 808 BGB [Notes on §§ 793 – 808 German Civil Code] (with Seraphine Gräfin zu Eulenburg), in: Herberger/Martinek/Rüßmann u.a., jurisPK-BGB, 8th ed. 2017
  • Hybride Finanzierungen [Hybrid Financings], in: Rottke/Goepfert/Hamberger, Immobilienwirtschaftslehre – Recht [Real Estate Business Studies – Law], 1st ed. 2016
  • Kommentierung von Anhang I EuProspV [Notes on Annex I Commission Regulation (EC) on Prospectuses] (with Dr. Laurenz Wieneke) and §§ 17, 18 WpPG (Securities Prospectus Act), in: Holzborn (Publ.), Wertpapierprospektgesetz mit EU Prospektverordnung [Securities Prospectus Act with Commission Regulation (EC) on Prospectuses], 2nd ed. 2014
  • Haftungsfragen der Debt Relations [Questions on Liability in Debt Relations] (with Dr. Christian Hartig), in: Hasler, Launer, Wilhelm (Publ.), Praxishandbuch Debt Relations, 2013 
  • Debt-to-Equity Swap as Restructuring Instrument, in: Unternehmeredition Restrukturierung 2011, 6/2011
  • Fairness Opinions, in: Going Public, 10/2010
  • Investitionen in den Fußball – Dabei sein ist alles [Investments in Soccer – being in the game is what counts] (with Dr. Sebastian Janka), in: Going Public, 3/2010
  • Attorney-Client Privilege of In-house Counsel, Heidelberg 1999