Arend focuses on high-profile and complex acquisitions and disposals, including public takeovers, carve-outs, take privates and exits for financial sponsors and other international investors.
Over the last 15 years, Arend has advised on more than 50 completed M&A transactions with an aggregate value in excess of €100bn. These include a large number of high-profile and, in some cases, award-winning transactions for clients across a wide range of industries and in many countries. He works with many of the firm's financial investor clients and his know-how includes in-depth experience in all aspects of private equity transactions.
Arend is known for advising clients on international transactions in a commercial, result-oriented and efficient manner.
Arend joined Freshfields in 2001 and has been partner since 2009.