Global law firm White & Case LLP has strengthened its Global Banking Practice with the addition of Mattias von Buttlar as a partner in the Firm's Frankfurt office. Von Buttlar joins White & Case from Clifford Chance.
"As an established, leveraged finance-focused German law partner, Mattias has the required expertise and market recognition to strengthen our very active acquisition finance practice in Germany," said White & Case partner Eric Leicht, head of the Firm's Global Banking Practice. "We are primed to grow in Germany, and the addition of Mattias will strengthen our position in one of the leading European banking markets."
Von Buttlar is focused on banking and finance, representing lenders and borrowers in national and cross-border financing of acquisitions, corporate loans and restructurings including structuring of transactions and all aspects of legal transaction management. In particular, he focuses on these activities in a variety of industries including financial institutions, consumer products, private equity, technology and telecommunications.
"We see great potential for growth in Germany in the coming years, and the addition of Mattias will help us capitalize on the increase in opportunities there," said White & Case partner Lee Cullinane, Regional Section Head, EMEA Banking. "Mattias has an excellent reputation with his peers in the market, and also has established relationships with financial institutions and private equity groups as well as a large number of international corporations based in Germany."
Von Buttlar joins a successful German and global team that advises lenders, private equity firms and borrowers in connection with leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, workouts, restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings, exit financings, as well as other financings, such as asset-based lending transactions.
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