Oliver Felsenstein is an M&A lawyer with more than 25 years of experience, focusing on German and international private equity transactions. Before joining Latham & Watkins as a partner in the Frankfurt office, Mr. Felsenstein was Global Head of Private Equity at Clifford Chance. He is regularly recommended as one of the leading private equity lawyers in Europe in numerous publications (Handelsblatt Best Lawyers, Chambers Global, The Legal 500). Mr. Felsenstein is ranked in Private Equity International as one of the 30 most influential lawyers in the private equity industry worldwide. The Lawyer featured Mr. Felsenstein as a “European Hot 100” lawyer, the first German ever to receive this award. Chambers Global describes Mr. Felsenstein as “one of the leading names in private equity in Europe”.
Clients he advised include Clayton Dublier & Rice, CVC, Hellman & Friedman, Hg Capital, Permira, PAI, Quadriga Capital, Terra Firma, Triton and 3i.