Dr. Thilo Winkeler – Partner at K&L Gates

Dr. Thilo Winkeler advises clients comprehensively on general corporate and M&A matters. He has broad experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and advises various national and international clients in connection with acquisitions and disposals in Germany and other European countries.
Additionally, Mr. Winkeler focuses on venture capital and new digital media transactions as well as on structuring management participation programs, among others. For several years he has advised various ventures and incubators on corporate structure set up.
Having worked on a number of large-scale transactions in the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors in recent years, Mr. Winkeler holds substantial experience in these industries.
Professional Background
Mr. Winkeler joined K&L Gates in October 2016. Prior to joining, he was partner in the Frankfurt office of a U.S. law firm, where he focused on corporate law, private equity, venture capital, and M&A since 2007. He began his legal career in 2001 with a global law firm in Frankfurt. He completed a bank apprenticeship at Commerzbank in Hamburg in 1993 and worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Greifswald and in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.