Katrin Wyrwich

Katrin Zink

Managing Associate, Munich

“I am a corporate lawyer, focusing on M&A deals in particular in the insurance sector. I have been closely involved in developing innovative transaction structures on the insurance and reinsurance side, in Germany and cross-border. I am technically proficient, responsive and focused on finding commercially appropriate solutions to clients’ needs."

Overview

Education and qualifications

Overview

Katrin is specialised on general corporate law advice and M&A transactions, in particular in the insurance sector.

Work highlights
  • Continental on the establishment of its global joint venture with Osram, as well as on the acquisition of the Hornschuch Group
  • AXA on its disposal of Pro bAV Pensionskasse, on the sale of the Irish subsidiary AXA Life Europe with German life insurance portfolio, as well as on its participation in and IPO of Africa Internet Group (Jumia)
  • ADAC on a vehicle insurance joint venture with Allianz
  • Athene/Athora on the acquisition of Delta Lloyd Lebensversicherung and various auction processes on German life insurers 
  • Linde in connection with its merger with Praxair
  • Aviva Life on the Part VII transfer of the businesses of Friends Life Limited to Aviva Life & Pensions UK Limited

Education and qualifications

Katrin studied law in Regensburg and Munich and obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Nottingham Trent University.

Katrin speaks German, English and French.