Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Christian Nagler is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ells LLP. He is a member of Kirkland’s Capital Markets Practice Group and lead for the Firm’s Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) practice. Christian represents issuers, private equity sponsors, and underwriters in a broad range of securities transactions including registered offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, consent solicitations, acquisition financing, and tender and exchange offers involving convertible securities, trust preferred securities, investment grade and high yield debt, subordinated debt and equity derivatives and securities in acquisition and other financings. Christian also represents companies and funds with respect to SEC reporting and compliance, including Section 13 and Section 16 obligations, corporate governance issues, and disclosure obligations. Christian has been as a leading Securities/Capital Markets lawyer in the 2009 to 2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and in the capital markets section of the 2019 and 2020 editions of IFLR 1000. He has also been recognized annually in The Legal 500 U.S. for his work in Capital Markets since 2010.