Luther gains Dr Andreas Vath as a new partner for its private equity practice

Munich, 21.03.2023 – Dr Andreas Vath will join Luther's Corporate/M&A team in Munich in April. The renowned transaction specialist and private equity expert joins Luther from KPMG Law.


Vath brings many years of transaction experience and comprehensive expertise in the areas of M&A and private equity. He has broad industry expertise and advises financial investors, private equity firms, strategic investors, corporate clients and family offices on complex domestic and cross-border transactions.

After completing his studies and doctorate at the Free University of Berlin, he was admitted to the German Bar in 2005. Prior to joining KPMG Law, he held senior positions at leading US law firms (Weil Gotshal Manges, Willkie Farr Gallagher and Dechert) and was co-head of the private equity/family offices practice group at a prestigious boutique firm. In addition to his legal practice, he is a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in the Mergers and Acquisitions Master's programme.

"We are pleased to be able to strengthen our M&A presence at the Munich office with another proven PE expert in Dr Andreas Vath, following the addition of Dr Stephan Rippert from Reed Smith in 2020. With Dr Andreas Vath, we will further expand our Corporate/M&A practice at the Munich office," said Dr Stefan Galla, Head of the Corporate/M&A Service Line at Luther.