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Boris Kläsener

Partner
+49.(0)69.945.196.370
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Boris Kläsener is a partner in the firm's corporate practice group in Frankfurt. He has broad experience in equity capital market transactions, public and private M&A transactions and general corporate counseling, primarily to publicly held corporations and their boards.

Boris Kläsener is listed as a frequently recommended lawyer for corporate law in the JUVE German Commercial Law Firms Handbook.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates as a partner in April 2011, Boris Kläsener was a partner in the Frankfurt office of another international law firm. He had previously practised at an international law firm and a leading international accounting firm in Hamburg. He was admitted to the bar in 1998.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of the German American Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of the Academic Association for Company and Corporate Law (Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung - Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht, VGR)

Additional Information

Publications
  • “Erste Freigabebeschlüsse nach dem ARUG – Erkenntnisse, Probleme und Konsequenzen für die Praxis” (First release rulings pursuant to ARUG – findings, problems and practical consequences), Die Aktiengesellschaft, pp. 202-207, 2010 (co-author)
  • “Downgrading in den Entry Standard – Rechtsprechung lockert ‘Macrotron’-Grundsätze” (Downgrading to the Entry Standard – courts relax ‘Macroton principles’), AnwaltSpiegel, pp. 6-8, 2009 (co-author)
  • “Prospectus for the Public Offering of Securities in Europe”, Volume II, national report on Germany, Cambridge University Press, 2009 (co-author)
  • “EU-Übernahmerichtlinie” (EU Takeover Directive), Going Public, No. 7, pp. 84 et seq., 2006 (co-author)
  • “Preisbildungsverfahren in der Praxis von Börsengängen nach dem WpPG“ (Pricing methods in initial public offerings under the Securities Prospectus Act), Going Public, No. 5, pp. 50-51, 2006 (co-author)
  • “Neues Prospektrecht bewährt sich in der Praxis” (New Sales Prospectus Law proves itself in practice), Börsen-Zeitung, page 2, November 23, 2005 (co-author)
  • “The Charm of Going Private”, Private Wealth Management, pp. 41-42, 2004 (co-author)
  • Advising Lotto24 AG, a company listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, on a cash capital increase from authorized capital
  • Advised Tipp24 SE and Lotto24 AG on the spin-off and IPO of Lotto24 AG on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Represented a leading aerospace equipment manufacturer in the €130 million sale of several of its subsidiaries
  • Advised Tipp24 AG on its transformation into a European Company (Societas Europaea) by way of a cross-border upstream merger
  • Represented a leading listed real estate company in its €1.8 billion acquisition of a real estate portfolio
  • Advised numerous issuers and underwriters on initial public offerings and listings on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange