Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced that it has launched its Frankfurt office with the hire of partners Sven Schulte-Hillen and Juergen van Kann, both formerly partners in Hoelters & Elsing. Schulte-Hillen and van Kann will join Fried Frank with four associates.
“We are delighted to be joining Fried Frank, “says Schulte-Hillen,” Fried Frank has very clear ambitions in the European M&A and corporate finance markets, and we are very excited about being able to offer clients such a strong combination of US and German resource and expertise.”
Justin Spendlove, Fried Frank's managing partner, Europe, says, “This is an important step toward achieving Fried Frank's objectives in Europe. Sven and Juergen's team, together with our offices in London and Paris, provide us with a continuing opportunity to develop and maintain strong relationships with our clients in Europe as they build their businesses in Europe.”