Dr. Kilian Pfahl

Dr. Kilian Pfahl


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Kilian Pfahl is an associate in the Corporate M&A practice in Munich. He joined Hogan Lovells in 2016 and started working as an associate in 2020. He advises national and international clients on a wide range of corporate law matters and M&A transactions such as private placements, competitive auction processes, intragroup reorganizations with a special focus on venture capital financing rounds, advising both Emerging Companies and Investors. Further he has experience in post-M&A integration measures and is familiar with all types of corporate (governance) reorganisations. 

Kilian studied law at the University of Augsburg and obtained his Ph.D with a thesis on liablity risks in the course of capital markets and M&A transactions at the University of Cologne. During his legal training Kilian also worked for an international law firm in London.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2017

First State Exam in Law, University of Augsburg, 2015

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.

Personio on its Series D Financing Round.

Keller Sports on its Serie D Financing Round.

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

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.

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