Iryna Burd

Iryna Burd

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity; Banking


Dr. Iryna Burd represents corporate clients and private equity firms in connection with a wide range of M&A transactions. In recognition of her work, Dr. Burd was named one of Best Lawyers’ 2024 Ones To Watch.

Dr. Burd’s significant representations include:

  • SDCL Edge Acquisition Corporation, an NYSE-listed SPAC, in its business combination with cunova GmbH, a leading global manufacturer of high-end specialty copper alloy products
  • Hermann Rosen, founder of ROSEN Group, a global leader in inspection and integrity management services for energy transmission pipelines, in the carve-out of the company’s New Ventures division, the sale of ROSEN Group to Partners Group AG and a significant reinvestment by Mr. Rosen in the new ownership structure
  • Trimble Inc. in the sale and contribution of its agriculture business to a joint venture with AGCO Corporation, as well as AGCO’s US$2 billion acquisition of an 85% stake in the joint venture
  • Aptean, Inc., owned by TA Associates Management, LP, Vista Equity Partners Management, LLC and Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC, in its acquisition of Drink-IT
  • Energy Infrastructure Partners in:
    • its minority investment of up to €700 million in Eni Plenitude, an Italian diversified energy transition company, at an enterprise value of over €10 billion and a post-money equity value of approximately €8 billion
    • the acquisition of a 49% stake in Iberdrola’s €1.425 billion Wikinger offshore wind farm
  • The KraftHeinz Company in its acquisition of an 85% stake in Just Spices GmbH
  • Netflix, Inc. in its acquisition of Scanline VFX

Dr. Burd is a member of the firm’s Germany Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.



  • Dr. jur., University of Freiburg, 2021
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Freiburg, 2015
  • First State Exam, University of Freiburg, 2013


  • Frankfurt am Main


  • English
  • German
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Iryna Burd

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity; Banking