Firm Profile > Shearman & Sterling LLP > Frankfurt , Germany
Shearman & Sterling LLP Offices
Bockenheimer Landstrasse 2-4
60306 Frankfurt am Main
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Lending and borrowing Tier 3
With a focus on the German mid-cap market and in close co-operation with its colleagues form the firm’s global network, Shearman & Sterling LLP acts for borrowers and lenders in LBO transactions, unitranche and super-senior financings alongside corporate finance. Together with its corporate practice, Esther Jansen, who jointly heads the team with Winfried Carli, advised Allianz Deutschland on financing law matters concerning the sale of its majority stake in Oldenburgische Landesbank to Bremer Kreditbank, and assisted Citic Capital China Partners III, a buyout fund managed by Citic Capital, with matters pertaining to the financing structure of a co-investment with 3i Group in the company Formel D. In other highlights, Carli advised capiton on the financing of the acquisition of Magix Software, acted for Cathay Capital on the financing of the acquisition of the automotive supplier E.Winkemann from Equistone Partners Europe, and assisted Crescent Capital with the unitranche refinancing of 3B Scientific Group, a global manufacturer of medical and scientific teaching tools. The last-mentioned mandate was co-led by Matthias Weissinger, who made partner at the end of 2017; in another highlight, he acted for Commerzbank as arranger in the refinancing of the Huber Packaging Group.
Restructuring Tier 5
Shearman & Sterling LLP’s ‘always commendable’ restructuring team is characterised by ‘an excellent level of service’ resulting from the ‘untiring dedication and fast turnaround times’ of the team members. Matthias Weissinger made partner at the beginning of 2018, becoming practice head at the same time. Winfried Carli is also recognised for his ‘excellent communication, negotiation skills and expertise’. Both acted for the airline Etihad, as shareholder, in the ongoing insolvency proceedings of Air Berlin. Other clients include banks and industrial groups on both the creditor and debtor side.
Shearman & Sterling LLP > Firm Profile
Shearman & Sterling is one of the leading international law firms with 23 offices in 14 countries and more than 850 attorneys worldwide. From the German office located in Frankfurt, the firm provides clients with exceptional legal advice and in-depth commercial understanding on all business and finance law aspects. Clients are leading German and international corporations and financial institutions, private equity investors, global investment banks and privately-owned businesses.
Shearman & Sterling in Germany
For more than two decades, Shearman & Sterling has been among the leading law firms in Germany.
Strategically positioned in Frankfurt, the country’s financial center, we provide comprehensive legal advice and client service across practice groups in key areas such as Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Finance, Regulatory, Antitrust, Tax, Compliance and International Arbitration/Litigation.
Our German team is part of a globally integrated platform which offers multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary advice ensuring an active exchange of knowledge and experience for the benefit of our clients.
Our clients include German DAX companies, international corporates, private and listed companies, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds and family offices.
We take a hands-on approach delivering a high level of partner attention and mobilize resources 24/7 to address our clients’ needs on all matters.
|Antitrust||Dr. Mathias Stöcker|
|International Arbitration||Dr. Marc Jacob|
|Banking and Finance||Dr. Esther Jansen|
|Banking and Finance||Winfried M Carli|
|Compliance||Dr. Alfred Kossmann|
|Corporate||Dr. Thomas König|
|Corporate||Dr. Alfred Kossmann|
|Corporate||Georg F. Thoma|
|Corporate||Dr. Aliresa Fatemi|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Dr. Thomas König|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Dr. Alfred Kossmann|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Georg F. Thoma|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Annette Petow|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Dr. Aliresa Fatemi|
|Private Equity||Dr. Thomas König|
|Private Equity||Dr. Alfred Kossmann|
|Private Equity||Dr. Aliresa Fatemi|
|Financial Restructuring & Insolvency||Dr. Esther Jansen|
|Financial Restructuring & Insolvency||Winfried M. Carli|
|Financial Restructuring & Insolvency||Dr. Matthias Weissinger|
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