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About Daniel von Bülow

Daniel is a principal associate in our global transactions group.

He advises companies, investors and banks on equity and debt capital markets transactions, in particular initial public offerings (IPO) and capital increases. In addition, Daniel has developed extended expertise in public M&A matters. He also advises on capital markets compliance as well as on general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Daniel was as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in Frankfurt where he advised on M&A matters and initial public offerings.

Daniel has been recognised as one of the most renowned capital markets lawyers in the Wirtschafts Woche ranking (2022). He has also been named as "One to Watch" / "Lawyer of the Future" in the Best Lawyers ranking of Handelsblatt in the categories capital markets as well as corporate law (2021).

Recent work

  • Advising the underwriters in the initial public offering of AUTO1
  • Advising Nordex in relation to the capital increase against cash/in kind contribution and subscription offer 
  • Advising Springer Nature in its initial public offering (abandoned)*
  • Advising Vossloh in its issuance of an ESG-linked hybrid bond
  • Advising MTU Aero Engines in its issuance of an unsubordinated and unsecured fixed rate bond

* Matter handled prior to joining Freshfields



  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany (First State Examination)
  • Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Second State Examination)


  • Admitted to the German bar (Rechtsanwalt)