Achim Pütz


Achim Pütz


Frankfurt | Tower 185, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37, Frankfurt, Germany 60327
+49 69 7706194212 | +49 69 77 06 19 19

Bonn | Poppelsdorfer Allee 106, Bonn, Germany 53115
+49 69 77 06 19 0 | +49 69 77 06 19 19

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Achim Pütz has extensive experience in advising both German and international clients on traditional and alternative fund structuring, structured debt products, and all aspects of complex alternative structures.

Institutional investors, especially insurance companies and pension funds, regularly call on Mr. Pütz with regard to their investments in alternative investment structures, and when structuring dedicated, traditional and alternative investment platforms. Mr. Pütz is recognized as a leading lawyer in his field by several independent legal directories, including The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and JUVE. The Legal 500 Deutschland acknowledges the "highly active practice" under his leadership in the 2018 edition.

He is recognized for the eighth consecutive year as leading lawyer for investment and investment funds in the Best Lawyers in Germany 2018 list, based on peer-review and published by Handelsblatt. In 2018, Chambers Europe quoted  interviewees saying that he is a "very good lawyer and very well established". The guide noted in its 2017 edition that "clients enjoy working with Achim Pütz because of his 'very good responsiveness and hands-on approach.' He advises on the structuring of both traditional and alternative funds, as well as structured debt." Chambers also emphasized in 2016 that he "has noteworthy expertise in structured debt, and traditional and alternative fund structuring. He is especially sought after by institutional investors, particularly insurers and pension funds" and in 2015 that "Achim Pütz is lauded for his understanding of alternative investments, particularly in the infrastructure sector, as well as for his investment structuring work." The German directory JUVE recommends him for investment funds and asset management, again 2017 and included him in its list of the ten leading names in that area, published 2014, recognizing his "high professional expertise for alternative investments." Who's Who Legal: Private Funds 2017 again selected Mr. Pütz as one of the world's leading private funds lawyers and expert for investment management in Germany.

Mr. Pütz is founder and chairman of the German Alternative Investment Association (BAI). For many years he was also council member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). He is a contributor to major financial services and asset management publications and a regular speaker at industry events.

  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Germany
  • German
  • English
  • German Alternative Investment Association (BAI)