Ward A. Greenberg’s practice focuses primarily on international capital markets transactions, liability management and mergers and acquisitions.

His focus in the equity area includes IPOs, equity carve-outs and spin-offs, capital increases, stock exchange listings and other equity-related transactions. With respect to debt transactions, he focuses on high-yield issues, structured debt and bank hybrid products. Ward’s experience includes transactions registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as well as those sold to U.S. institutional investors or solely on the Euromarkets. He also advises numerous German companies on U.S. securities law matters on an ongoing basis. In the mergers and acquisitions area, Ward’s practice in Germany focuses on cross-border transactions involving U.S. acquirers or targets on cross-border joint ventures and on the U.S. aspects of international public deals.

Ward joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1998. From 1995 through 1997, he was resident in the New York office and in 1998 and 1999 in the London office.


  • Teaching Assignment (Capital Markets), Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe-University