Achim Pütz has a wealth of experience in providing German and international clients with legal advice on traditional and alternative investment funds, specialising in the development, documentation and distribution of structured financial products and packaging solutions. He advises regulated and non-regulated institutional investors on their investments in complex alternative investment structures, in particular, hedge and commodity funds, real estate and infrastructure funds, as well as debt and private equity funds.
Achim Pütz is recommended by renowned legal journals, such as Who's Who Legal, Chambers, The Legal 500, and JUVE.
Achim Pütz studied law at the University of Bonn (Germany). From 2003 to 2010, he was a Partner at SJ Berwin LLP, managing their Financial Services practice group in Germany. From 2010 to April 2019, he worked in the same function, and also as Managing Partner of the Frankfurt office, for the US law firm Dechert LLP. Achim Pütz is the founder and Chairman of Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. and was for many years a member of the Council of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). He has authored numerous papers and articles for legal publications in the areas of investment and insurance supervisory law and is a much sought after lecturer at industry events.