Milbank has appointed Andrej Wolf as a partner in its Global Corporate Group in London, further expanding the firm’s international private equity and M&A capabilities.Wolf has particular expertise in advising some of the world’s most sophisticated organisations on private equity and related transactions. Across a variety of sectors and geographies, he has counselled a range of global private equity houses, financial sponsor clients and their portfolio companies on leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, growth capital and minority investments, secondaries and disposals, carve-out transactions, as well as complex cross-border mergers. He has advised major private equity players, including Accel-KKR, Apax Partners, EW Healthcare Partners, HGGC, Peak Rock Capital, Summit Partners and Sun European Partners.
“We are pleased to welcome Andrej to the Milbank team,” Milbank Chairman Scott A Edelman says. “Andrej represents another key step in our strengthening of our global private equity and M&A practices in New York, London, Germany, Asia and South America.”
Global Head of Milbank’s Corporate Group Norbert Rieger, adds: “Over the past year, we’ve considerably expanded our M&A and private equity practices around the world, specifically with the additions of Neil Whoriskey in New York, Lisa O’Neill in London, Markus Muhs in Germany and Andrew Whan and Neeraj Budhwani in Hong Kong. We are delighted to have Andrej join us as part of this expansion of our offering globally.”
Suhrud Mehta, Co-Managing Partner of Milbank’s London office, says: “Andrej is a talented lawyer, and he has served for years as a trusted counsellor to major private equity players. We look forward to welcoming him into our London office.”
Mr. Wolf joins Milbank from the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, where he was a partner. He was also recently recognised as a “Notable Practitioner” by the International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000 (2021) for Private Equity; Mergers & Acquisitions.
“I am thrilled to be joining Milbank’s London office and its growing and dynamic team at this time – when the firm is expanding its global transactional platform, including in the private equity and growth capital space,” Wolf says.