Capital Markets: Equity (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Head of Hogan Lovells' German capital markets practice. International capital markets transactions, particularly IPOs; rights issues; convertible, exchangeable, corporate, hybrid and high-yield bond placements; plus block trades/accelerated bookbuilts and public takeover transactions. Advises investment banks and international groups of companies on capital markets, stock corporation and takeover law.
Publications: A leading authority on intricacies of capital markets law, Prof. Dr. Schlitt lectures at the University of Cologne and is the author of numerous publications on capital markets and takeover issues.
Personal: Dr jur (summa cum laude), University of Mainz, 1996 (First State Exam, 1992; Second State Exam, 1994).