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Dr Knut Sauer


Frankfurt am Main

Dr Knut Sauer


Frankfurt am Main

Dr Knut Sauer, LL.M. (University of Chicago), admitted as attorney at law in the State of New York, heads our German Equity Capital Markets practice.

He has extensive experience in a broad range of capital markets and corporate transactions of listed companies, in particular IPOs, capital increases and rights offerings, block trades and private placements, convertible and exchangeable bonds, bonds with warranties, high yield and investment grade bonds as well as takeover offers and other public M&A transactions. His practice also includes capital markets-related regulatory advice and corporate governance matters.

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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2004

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2003

Assessor, Germany, 2000

Referendar, Germany, 1997


Dr iur, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2004

LL.M., University of Chicago Law School, USA

First German Law Degree



Equity Team of the Year

IFLR Europe Awards, 2016