Dr. Ákos Bajorfi, LL.M. corp. restruc.

Ügyvéd, Lawyer specialized in Capital Markets and Banking Law
Counsel
Practice Group: Private Equity
Practice Group: Financial Services Regulation

Ákos Bajorfi heads the Corporate/Private Equity Department at Noerr’s Budapest office. Ákos is one of the leading advisers in the Hungarian venture capital scene, continuously advising investors and targets in major transactions throughout the entire life cycle of venture capital investments, from first-stage investments to exits. Ákos also has wide-ranging experience in the establishment of Hungarian branches of foreign financial and capital market institutions, supporting them in cross-border services and transactions. His fields of expertise also include private placements, public offerings and other securities transactions, as well as the acquisition of public companies. He is a lecturer in corporate law at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and a member of the board of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA).

Expertise

  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Corporate law/M&A
  • Capital markets law
  • Banking and finance

Career

  • Studied law at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Hungary)
  • Scholarship at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
  • Master’s degree in Capital Markets and Banking Law at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Hungary)
  • Postgraduate studies in Corporate Restructuring at Heidelberg University
  • Research scholarship at Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Admitted to Budapest Bar Association
  • At Noerr since 2007

Distinctions

  • “Noerr’s team is led by Ákos Bajorfi, who has particular expertise in assisting private equity investors and targets with major transactions”, Commercial, corporate and M&A Hungary, The Legal 500 (2018)

Memberships

  • Member of the board of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA)

Selected Publications

  • Gesellschaftsrecht (Corporate Law in Hungary), Handbuch Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteu-ropa, 145th edition (loose-leaf collection), Verlag C. H. Beck, Munich, 2019
  • Hungary (Chapter 11). In: International Bank and Other Guarantees Handbook: Europe. Wolters Kluwer / Kluwer Law International, 2017
  • Késik az ABAK-irányelv átültetése (Implementation of the AIFM Directive deferred). In: Napi Gazdaság (17 July 2013) p. 8.
  • A kötelező vételi ajánlat elmaradása (with Jenő Kimmel), Gazdaság és Jog, 2013, 21th edition, p. 5
  • Directors’ and Officers’ liability in Hungary, Global Guide to Directors’ and Officers’ issues around the world 2013, Zurich Financial Services, April 2013, p. 295-302
  • Uniós útlevél a kockázati tőkének, Napi Gazdaság, 27 March 2013, p. 8.
  • Holnapután kiderül, mikortól bennfentes egy információ, Napi Gazdaság, 26 June 2012, p. 8
  • Upstream-biztosítékok a gazdasági társaságok tőkevédelme tükrében, Gazdaság és Jog, 2011, pp. 19 et seq.