“Mayer Brown International LLP has ‘a small but experienced and motivated core team’, which includes Bernd Bohr, who has ‘profound knowledge of both bank and bond financing’. Bohr advised Progroup on multi-jurisdictional aspects of its €400m inaugural bond issue.”
Legal 500 UK 2016 – High Yield
“Sources praise London-based German national Bernd Bohr for his work on high-yield bonds and equity capital markets matters.
One client enthuses: ‘In addition to his extensive international experience and his market knowledge, we particularly appreciated his calm guidance and hands-on approach throughout the entire process. He was not only able to switch languages between English and German, but was also able to confidently navigate between the different legal systems and act as an effective mediator between the US, English and German lawyers involved in the transaction.’”
Chambers Global 2016 – Germany – Capital Markets (Foreign Expert Based in UK)
Legal 500 UK 2014 and 2015
Bernd Bohr advises his clients on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, with a particular focus on capital markets transactions, including both high yield and investment grade debt as well as equity capital markets transactions. A significant part of his practice involves cross-border transactions and he has advised clients from a broad range of industries in Abu Dhabi, Austria, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Morocco, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, the UK and the US.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2011, Bernd worked in the New York, London and Hong Kong offices of other large international law firms and spent a year on client secondment in the corporate legal department of a large multinational in Switzerland. He is admitted to practice law in New York, England & Wales and Germany.
Bernd was recognized as a Rising Star
by 2011, 2012 and 2013 New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition. According to Legal 500 UK 2012, Bernd’s "arrival from New York adds extensive experience in US and European debt to Mayer Brown International LLP’s London practice"
. Legal 500 UK 2013 noted his "excellent service, high-quality advice and quick turnaround
." He was named a “leading lawyer
” by IFLR1000 in 2013 and a "Leading Individual
" in Debt Capital Markets by Legal 500 UK 2014/2015.