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Dr Esther Jansen

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Finance Group

Position

Esther Jansen is partner in the Finance Group of Shearman & Sterling in Frankfurt. She specialises in the areas of acquisition financings, combined bank/bond financings, real estate financings, receivables based financing solutions and restructuring. Ms Jansen represents German and foreign clients in domestic and cross-border finance transactions.

Career

Joined Shearman & Sterling in 2001, partner since 2005.

Languages

German, English

Education

University of Heidelberg (Dr. jur., 1999); University of Leuven, Belgium.


Germany: Banking and finance

Lending and borrowing

Within: Lending and borrowing

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.

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