Kristian Herrmann is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Group. Kris advises private equity sponsors, private and public companies and investment banks on merger & acquisition transactions, including leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, restructurings, minority investments, and other strategic transactions.
Kris also serves as day-to-day legal advisor to many of the portfolio companies owned or controlled by his sponsor clients and is actively involved in many aspects of their businesses, including add-on acquisitions and commercial arrangements. Kris also has deep experience with non-traditional equity transactions, including debt-like preferred equity as third party financing, equity kickers and co-investments for private credit investors and debt for equity swaps involving troubled companies.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Kris was an associate at Latham & Watkins in both New York and Los Angeles, where he was involved in over 100 transactions with an aggregate value of more than $50 billion.