Matthias Plötz


Matthias started out in reporting as a researcher at The Legal 500, exploring legal market developments worldwide. Prior to this, he completed a LLM in technology, media and telecommunications law at Queen Mary University of London.

Previously a legal professional, Matthias also has a LLB in international and European law from The Hague University of Applied Sciences and held various legal assistant positions across public international law, music, tech, and corporate litigation.

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Recent Posts

Lantern appoints inaugural CTO

Charlie Markham joins the company as it aims to scale its tech capabilities and international expansion

S&P acquires Visible Alpha

Company aims to bolster Capital IQ offering as it explores opportunities in wealth management services

Vistra appoints global head of funds

State Street’s Abdel Hmitti assumes the role and is set to relocate to the US

Ely Place Partners appoints head of research

Gareth Morgan co-founded the firm’s Prospect Private Markets business line

ILPA appoints inaugural general counsel

Appointment comes amid association’s legal battle with PE trade bodies regarding preferential treatment under SEC’s Private Fund Rules

Alkymi forms pack with Lionpoint

Partnership aims to assist mutual clients with digital transformation

Jolt sells minority stake to Armen

GP stakes investor to support Jolt with continued development of deeptech platform and geographical expansion

Investec appoints head of ESG

Alicia Forry has been at the firm since 2017

General Atlantic takes minority stake in Partners Capital

Transaction is a bid to support firm with managing succession

ESG: The fund-of-funds perspective

Once removed from the underlying portfolio, this type of LP is focused on private equity’s journey rather than instant compliance

Moonfare launches ELTIF 2.0 strategy

Company targets buyout and growth funds as well as co-investments

Apollo appoints ESG counsel

Previously a legal secondee at the firm, Angus Brown joins from Simmons & Simmons

Proskauer adds private funds partner in London

Fund formation specialist for credit strategies, James Oussedik, joins from Sidley Austin

Ontra further builds on GPT-4 functionality

Company aims to accelerate expansion into more document types and launch additional features

Dasseti and Clarity AI team up on sustainability

Partnership to enable Dasseti’s clients to benchmark ESG performance