04.01.2021 | Press releases

KPMG Law strengthens M&A practice with addition of partner

KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) wins Dr. Ian M. Maywald as Equity Partner for its M&A practice in Munich.

Dr. Ian M. Maywald (41) joined the Munich office of KPMG Law as Equity Partner on January 1, 2021. Dr. Maywald began his career in 2010 at Linklaters in Frankfurt and most recently worked for Ashurst in the Munich office, specializing in M&A, corporate finance and capital markets law. Dr. Maywald joins KPMG Law as an expert with extensive experience in national and international transactions and joint ventures, advising both corporates and financial investors and institutions. He has broad industry expertise, including new technologies (digital economy), aerospace and automotive.

The expansion of KPMG Law’s M&A practice follows a consistent strategic orientation: “We see a dynamic M&A market and expect this to continue in the coming years. At the same time, more and more clients are recognizing the added value of our legal and, in cooperation with KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, integrated tax and business advice on M&A transactions. The resulting speed of our growth requires, beyond the development of our junior staff, the reinforcement by highly qualified partners from top law firms,” explains Dr. Daniel Kaut, who heads the German M&A practice at KPMG Law. “I am therefore delighted that in Dr. Maywald we have found a highly experienced and excellently networked transaction expert and partner colleague whose distinctive expertise perfectly complements our advisory strategy and who will help us to achieve our ambitious growth targets also from the important Munich office.”

“I am very much looking forward to the change and new responsibilities,” adds Dr. Maywald. “KPMG Law successfully provides legal advice at an outstanding level of quality. Clients benefit enormously from the strong KPMG Law network. For me, it also offers the perfect framework to contribute and further expand my international transaction experience and network.”


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KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) is a dynamically growing, internationally oriented multidisciplinary law firm. Founded in 2007, we are now represented at 16 German locations with more than 350 lawyers who provide our clients with personalized, needs-oriented advice. We also offer well-founded support in international matters: our lawyers can access the worldwide network of KPMG Law at any time, as well as the KPMG network through their cooperation partner KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft.

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