Milbank hires A&O PE partner in Frankfurt

December 6, 2016 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has hired Michael Bernhardt of Allen & Overy (A&O) in its corporate department in Frankfurt. Bernhardt was a private equity (PE) partner at A&O, where he joined in 2011 following a five-year stint at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Bernhardt specializes in corporate M&A and PE matters, and his clients have included Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and capiton AG. According to Milbank chairman Scott Edelman, Bernhardt's hire will help the firm expand its M&A and private equity capabilities in Europe. Milbank has also recently hired A&O partners in the US, where senior partner Kevin O’Shea joined Milbank’s New York office, along with two other partners.

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