Dr. Kilian Pfahl | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Kilian Pfahl

Senior Associate Corporate & Finance


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Pfahl Kilian

Dr. Kilian Pfahl
Pfahl Kilian
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Kilian Pfahl's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. With a focus on private M&A transactions, he advises both buy-side and sell-side clients in exclusive or competitive M&A processes. In particular, Kilian has extensive experience in handling multi-jurisdictional transactions, including carve-outs and global reorganisations.

In addition to his M&A skills, Kilian has a strong background in private equity and venture capital, providing comprehensive advice to both investors and emerging companies seeking growth opportunities. His diverse industry experience spans the automotive, technology, e-commerce and life sciences sectors.

Kilian combines his extensive legal knowledge, transactional expertise and commercial mindset to provide clients with exceptional legal advice and pragmatic solutions. He is also committed to giving back to the community and is actively involved in pro bono work to make a positive impact beyond his commercial practice.

Representative experience

BMW and Mercedes-Benz on the sale of "Share Now" to Stellantis.

PTC on the acquisition of Intland Software.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Series-D financing round of Xempus.

Armira Growth on its investment in Yoummday.

IBM on the global separation and reorganization of Kyndryl Holdings, Inc., its managed infrastructure services business, prior to the spin-off of Kyndryl into a separate publicly traded company.

Oriens Investment Management on its acquisition of a portfolio group.

Daimler on its global IT carve-out to Infosys.

Pareto Securities AS in connection with private placement and listing of shares of Pyrum Innovations AG.

The shareholders of Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH on its EUR 310 million merger with Danish biotechnology company Chr. Hansen.

FlixMobility on its Series G Financing Round.

FlixMobility on its Series F Financing Round.

CatalYm on its Series C financing round.

DataGuard (DataCo GmbH) on its Series B Financing Round.

Personio on its Series D Financing Round.

Limehome on a EUR 45m Funding Round.

Keller Sports on its Serie D Financing Round.

The Mobility House on several Series C Financing Rounds.

Alasco on its Series B Financing Round.

Wirelane on its Series B Financing Round.

Synopsys in its acquisition of MorethanIP.

Daimler AG on its joint venture with BMW AG to combine mobility services.

awork on its Series A Financing Round

Several startups on their Series Seed Financing Round.


  • Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2017
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Augsburg, 2015