Dr Bettina Steinhauer > Clifford Chance > Frankfurt, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance
MAINZER LANDSTRASSE 46
60325 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Bettina Steinhauer specialises in acquisition finance and general bank lending, including restructuring. Bettina advises leading German and international banks, private equity houses and corporates on domestic as well as cross-border financings, including transactions involving mezzanine and/or high yield debt and public to private transactions. Bettina’s other areas of expertise include restructuring, infrastructure finance and property finance.

Education

University of Konstanz (Dr. jur.) 1996
University of Oxford (M. Juris) 1995
Admitted as a Rechtsanwalt in Germany 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Bank- und Finanzrecht > Kreditrecht

(Führende Namen)

Bettina SteinhauerClifford Chance

Banken, Private Equity-Investoren, Direct Lending Funds und Unternehmen mandatieren das Team von Clifford Chance bei Akquisitions- und Unternehmensfinanzierungen, Restrukturierungen und Refinanzierungen sowie bei der Finanzierung von Übernahmen börsennotierter Gesellschaften nach deutschem und englischem Recht. Zuletzt wurde man hier verstärkt an der aufsichtsrechtlichen Schnittstelle aktiv wie beispielsweise im Rahmen der Beratung der KfW zur Umsetzung des Corona-Sonderprogramms ‘Direktbeteiligung für Konsortialfinanzierung’. Die Gruppe steht unter der Führung von Bettina Steinhauer, deren Expertise Mezzanine- und High-Yield-Finanzierungen sowie Public-to-Private-Transaktionen umfasst. Ende 2020 verlor man Barbara Mayer-Trautmann, die zuvor gemeinsam mit Steinhauer die Praxis leitete, samt einem Team aus Senior Associates an Milbank.

Germany > Banking and finance > Lending and borrowing

(Leading individuals)

Bettina SteinhauerClifford Chance

Banks, private equity investors, direct lending funds and companies instruct Clifford Chance to assist with acquisition and corporate financing, restructuring and refinancing as well as with the financing of takeovers of listed companies under German and English law. Recently, the group advised on an increasing number of regulatory-related issues, for example when advising KfW on the implementation of its Corona special program ‘Direct Participation for Syndicated Financing’. The group is led by Bettina Steinhauer, whose expertise includes mezzanine and high-yield financing as well as public-to-private transactions. At the end of 2020, former practice co-head Barbara Mayer-Trautmann joined Milbank with a team of senior associates.