Benedikt advises both domestic and international clients in a number of areas of company law, with a particular focus on issues related to capital market transactions and stock corporation law.
He has over 15 years of experience advising both domestic and foreign issuers and investment banks in the course of Initial public offerings, capital increases, other listings, convertible bonds, public takeovers, delistings and similar capital market deals, often involving complex cross-border structures. He has worked with issuers in an array of business sectors, regarding listings on both German and international stock exchanges.
Benedict uses his broad capital markets knowledge and experience to steer clients through the complexities of major deals, thereby ensuring that issuers successfully execute the strategic transactions necessary for their growth and prosperity. Market participants say: "He works quickly and is deal-oriented". (Chambers Europe 2014, Capital Markets).
Benedikt also consults on an ongoing basis with companies who are already listed on major exchanges and provides clients with comprehensive advice on issues arising from existing listings.
Prior to joining White & Case in 2007, Benedikt worked in the corporate and capital markets group of another leading international law firm in Frankfurt and worked with an international investment bank in London.