Andreas M. Lischka

Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Andreas Lischka is a debt finance and capital markets lawyer with a focus on leveraged finance transactions. Clients also benefit from his experience with complex portfolio and public-to-private transactions, specifically in the real estate and banking sector.

He advises clients on a wide range of debt transactions. This covers acquisition financings, corporate loans, the issuance of high yield notes and structured finance products such as (structured) covered bonds, securitisations and hybrid instruments.

His expertise also covers the acquisition and sale of complex portfolios, specifically of real estate sector and non-performing loans, as well as public transactions in the real estate and banking sector.

Before joining White & Case in 2018, he worked over seven years for leading law firm in its Frankfurt, London and Dusseldorf offices.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Diploma of Advanced Studies
University of St. Gallen
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
First State Exam
University of Constance
Languages
German
English

Experience

Debt Finance

YT Industries, 2021
Advised international private equity investor Ardian on its investment agreement with YT Industries (YT), a global high performance mountain bike brand

Medi-Globe, 2021
Advised Medi-Globe Group on its refinancing

COMPO, 2021
Advised Duke Street on the acquisition of COMPO's consumer business from Kingenta Ecological Engineering Co. Ltd

Bergman, 2021
Advised financing providers on the financing of Triton's acquisition of Bergman Clinics

Schock, 2021
Advised banking consortium on the financing of Triton's acquisition of Schock

Boels, 2020/2021
Advised a bank syndicate on a €1 billion + financing for Boels' acquisition of Cramo plc by way of a public takeover offer and the subsequent repricing and amendment to the financing

ADLER, 2019/2020
ADO Properties S.A. on a EUR 3.643 billion bridge financing in connection with the public takeover offer for ADLER Real Estate AG and the business cooperation with Consus Real Estate AG

Easy Software, 2020
Advised Battery Ventures on its acquisition of Easy Software AG by way of public takeover offer

ib vogt, 2020
Advised EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), a US-based investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, on the commitment from EIG managed funds of €135 million for ib vogt GmbH's global solar pv portfolio

Befesa, 2019/2020
Advised Bank Syndicate on Befesa's €636 million refinancing and the subsequent Term Loan B Repricings

All4Labels, 2019/2020
Advised lenders on the financing of Triton's acquisition of All4Labels Group and subsequent increases and adjustments to finance add-on acquisitions

NSO Group, 2019/2020
Advised a bank syndicate led by Jeffries in connection with the bank financing for the management buyout of NSO Group and subsequent adjustments to the financing

Cheplapharm, 2019/2020
Advised a bank syndicate on a €1.29 billion increase and amendment of the credit lines for Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH and subsequent increases and amendments to the financing

 

M&A

wefox Holding AG, 2021
Advised wefox Holding AG on the preparation, execution and closing of its US$650 million Series C financing. With a post-money valuation of US$3 billion, wefox is one of the highest valued InsurTechs

Summit Group, 2021
Advised Summit Group on the sale of a major part of its German commercial real estate portfolio to Tristan Capital Partners for an initial purchase price of €1 billion

PEAC Finance Europe, 2021
Advised PEAC (Germany) GmbH (PEAC Finance Europe) on the acquisition of the business of AAB Leasing GmbH (AABL), a subsidiary of Augsburger Aktienbank Aktiengesellschaft and LVM Landwirtschaftlicher Versicherungsverein Muenster a.G.

Corestate Capital, 2021
Advised Corestate Capital Holding S.A. on the acquisition of Aggregate Financial Services, a leading debt financing platform and fully licensed securities trading bank

x+bricks, 2020
Advised x+bricks Group on acquisition of a portfolio of 120 grocery-anchored properties worth € 500 million

LANXESS, 2020
Advised Lanxess on the sale of its Currenta Stake to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

ADLER, 2020
Advised ADO Properties on Acquisition of Control over Consus, a € 450 million capital increase with subscription right, the admission of new shares as well as the Takeover and Delisting Offer for Westgrund

Accentro, 2020
Advised Accentro Real Estate AG on multiple acquisitions of real estate and businesses by way of share deals

 

Capital Markets

ADLER Group S.A., 2020
Advised Luxembourg real estate company ADLER Group S.A. (ADLER), formerly ADO Properties S.A., on the issue of a senior unsecured corporate bond with a total volume of €400 million

Peach Property, 2020
Advised J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank, as joint global coordinators, on the issuance of a senior unsecured corporate bond for real estate group Peach Property, with a total volume of €300 million

Hapag-Lloyd, 2019/2020
Advised Hapag-Lloyd on the amendment of its ABCP programme

Awards and Recognition

"Best Lawyer" for Banking and Finance Law, Handelsblatt 2022