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Private equity and hedge funds specialist Achim Pütz joins Munich office as partner
SJ Berwin’s Munich office has taken on private equity and hedge funds specialist Achim Pütz as a partner. Pütz, who is the Chairman of the German Alternative Investments Association, joins from Bonn-based firm Gerlach Pütz & Partner.
Jonathan Blake, head of SJ Berwin’s European private equity team said: “We are increasingly working on a wide variety of investment fund structures, private equity funds, property funds, hedge funds and funds of funds across our European practice. Mr Pütz’s expertise and experience in derivatives and capital markets instruments are important to all of these and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”