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Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

30 ST MARY AXE, LONDON, EC3A 8AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7469 2000
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Fax 020 7469 2001
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www.kirkland.com
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, Tim Volkheimer, London, ENGLAND

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Tim Volkheimer

Tel:
Work 020 7469 2456
Email:
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Capital Markets

Position

Tim Volkheimer is a capital markets partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has experience in leverage finance and capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Tim has acted on deals involving many of the major private equity sponsors and credit funds active in Europe including Bain Capital, Centerbridge, Lone Star and Sun Capital, advising on high yield debt offerings, registered debt and equity offerings as well as distressed financings and restructurings.

Career

Present: Kirkland & Ellis International LLP; Previously: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Clifford Chance LLP

Languages

German

Education

Columbia Law School (J.D. 2010);  University College London (LL.B. 2010)


London: Finance

High yield

Within: Next generation lawyers

Tim Volkheimer - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Within: High yield

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP¬†delivers 'an exceptional level of service; it has unparalleled bench strength and market know-how on the sponsor side'. The firm has one of the largest high yield practices in Europe, which focuses purely on¬†US high yield bonds and liability management transactions. It completed 19 high yield offerings in 2017 as primary issuer counsel, and acts for a broad range of financial sponsors and their issuer portfolio companies, as evidenced by its work for¬†Bain Capital, Cinven and Nidda BondCo in¬†the offering of ‚ā¨735m¬†in senior secured notes and ‚ā¨340m in senior notes to refinance a bridge facility used in the takeover offer for STADA Arzneimittel.¬†Matthew Merkle¬†handled that deal. Head of the London capital markets William Burke¬†is¬†'uniquely talented and has no other peer in Europe'. His highlights included acting for¬†Ardian, Goldentree and portfolio company Maxeda DIY in a ‚ā¨475m notes offering.¬†'Outstanding lawyer'¬†Cedric Van den Borren¬†'always finds solutions to complex issues'. He assisted¬†Partners Group AG and PSP Investments with high yield issuance as part of a ‚ā¨1.15bn financing for the acquisition of¬†Cerba HealthCare.¬†Rising star¬†Tim Volkheimer¬†and the¬†'client-focused and solution-oriented'¬†Gilles Teerlinck¬†are also recommended.

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