Dr. Philipp Kynast

Associate, Düsseldorf

Biography

Overview

Philipp advises national and international companies on complex national and cross-border M&A-transactions and joint ventures as well as on German company, reorganization, take-over and related capital market law and corporate governance matters.

Philipp regularly advises German companies on international investments and transactions and foreign investors on business activities in Germany and Europe.

Prior to joining White & Case, Philipp inter alia worked for three renowned international law firms, where he gained broad experience on transactions in particular in the financial sector, as well as for the German Consulate General in Los Angeles.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Dr jur
University of Düsseldorf
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf
BSc
Business Administration and Economics
University of Hagen
Master
International Business and Law
La Trobe University
LLM
La Trobe University
First State Exam
University of Münster
Languages
German
English

Experience

Advising Saudi Aramco on the EUR 1.5 billion acquisition of the remaining 50% stake in the specialty chemicals joint venture ARLANXEO from LANXESS.* Advising Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures LLC on an investment in FLC Flowcastings GmbH.* * Matters prior to working for White & Case.

Publications

Kynast, Philipp; Daghles, Murad M.: "Legal framework for Islamic finance products and recent trends in Germany", Islamic Finance News, Volume 16, Issue 19, 2019, Pages 23-24

Philipp Kynast: Cross-Border Insurance Portfolio Transfers and Restructurings of Insurance Undertakings (Grenzüberschreitende Bestandsübertragungen und Umstrukturierungen von Versicherungsunternehmen im EWR), Duncker & Humblot, 2018