Alexandra Weis is counsel in the Frankfurt office of King & Spalding LLP. She joined the firm in October 2007, where she is a member of the firm’s Capital Transactions and Real Estate Practice Group. With more than fourteen years of experience, Alexandra Weis’ practice focuses on German investment and regulatory law, fund structuring, and international and German real estate transactions. Her practice also involves tax structuring, corporate and financing work.
Alexandra Weis represents:
- major German and international investment fund managers (AIFM), capital investment companies (KVG), open-end and closed-end investment funds (AIF), asset managers and German and international institutional real estate investors in their regulatory, tax and financing structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales;
- non-German investors on their inbound investments in German real estate.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Alexandra Weis was legal counsel at Oppenheim Immobilien-Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, then the largest and market-leading German institutional real estate investment management company, for more than three years. Her work focused on all real estate investment fund related regulatory, tax, real estate, corporate and financing aspects including real estate transactions worldwide as well as the handling of the legal relationship between the company and its fund investors and the supervisory authorities.
The first five years of her legal career, Alexandra Weis practiced tax and regulatory law relating to foreign and German open-end investment funds within the Financial Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt, Germany, advising primarily German and international investment fund management companies. During her time at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Alexandra Weis joined for four months the Tax Department within the European Tax Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York focusing on International Tax Services.
Publications / Lecturer Engagements
- Co-Author and Strategic Partner “Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel” (F.A.Z.-Institut)
- Frequently speaks to industry groups on regulatory, fund and real estate law as well as on transaction matters