Andreas M. Lischka

Partner, Frankfurt


Andreas Lischka “understands the most complex issues in the shortest possible time and identifies the essential key points. He is very committed and available at any time.”
The Legal 500 Germany 2021


Andreas Lischka is a transactional lawyer, advising on the interface between finance and corporate / M&A. His practice focusses on leveraged finance transactions and hyper-growth start-ups. Clients also benefit from his experience with complex portfolio and public-to-private transactions, specifically in the real estate, automotive and banking sector.

Andreas 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 practice also covers the interface between finance and M&A / corporate. This is specifically helpful for his late stage start-up clients, which he advises on financing rounds, convertible and other hybrid instruments as well as on recurring revenue and other structured financings. It is also a specific strength for advising on public to private transactions since the interaction between M&A and finance is absolutely key for such transactions.

Besides his finance and capital markets work, Andreas also advises on the acquisition and sale of complex portfolios, specifically of real estate and non-performing loans.

Andreas was also involved in numerous large financial restructurings. Clients benefit from his experience in this regard and his insights in the current trends.

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
Diploma of Advanced Studies
University of St. Gallen
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
First State Exam
University of Constance


Debt Finance

Adler Group, 2024
Advised Adler Group S.A. and its subsidiaries on the agreement with a steering committee of bondholders supporting a comprehensive recapitalization of the Group.

Battery Ventures, 2024
Advised the international private equity investor Battery Ventures (Battery) on the acquisition of steute Technologies GmbH & Co. KG (steute), a developer and manufacturer of switches, sensors and other products for medical and industrial applications.

Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley, 2024
Advised Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley on the committed financing provided to SES S.A. (SES) for its US$3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) acquisition of Intelsat Holdings S.à r.l. (Intelsat).

Deutsche Bank and Partners Group, 2023
Advised Deutsche Bank and Partners Group, acting on behalf of its clients, on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Aqseptence Group (AQS) by funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.'s Power Opportunities Group.

Stabilus Group, 2023
Advised global motion control solutions supplier Stabilus on a €250 million acquisition-related syndicated bridge financing credit facility

Battery Ventures, 2022/2023
Advised Battery Ventures (Battery) on the financing of its acquisition of Vimcar and Avrios

Adler Group S.A., 2022/2023
Advised Adler Group S.A. and its subsidiaries on financing commitments for a new secured debt financing of up to €937.5 million to stabilize operations and capital structure, and a lock-up agreement signed by a steering committee of bondholders which provides for support in changing the terms and conditions of the various bonds issued by Adler Group with an aggregate nominal amount of €3.2 billion

Stabilus Group, 2022
Advised Stabilus S.E. and its subsidiaries (Stabilus Group), one of the world's leading suppliers of motion control solutions for a wide range of industries, on a new long term financing with €450 million credit facilities

AGIC Capital, 2022
Advised AGIC Capital on the financing aspects of its acquisition of a majority stake in German pharmaceutical company ATEC Pharmatechnik GmbH (ATEC)

E.ON / Igneo, 2022
Advised Westconnect, a joint venture of energy company E.ON SE (E.ON), and Igneo Infrastructure Partners (Igneo) on the financing of its fiber network and expansion

JP Morgan, 2022
Advised JP Morgan on the financing of the public takeover offer for Deutsche Euroshop  AG by Oaktree and Cura

Lufthansa, 2022
Advised Deutsche Lufthansa AG on its €2.0 billion revolving credit facility

Banking Consortium, 2022
Advised the Lenders on the financing of Waterland’s acquisition of Duvenbeck Group

ifp, 2021
Advised Battery Ventures on the financing of the acquisition of ifp Institut für Produktqualität GmbH

goetel / German Network Construction, 2021
Advised Basalt Infrastructure Partners LLP and its fund Basalt III on financing aspects of the acquisition of goetel GmbH and German Network Construction GmbH

Faurecia / Hella, 2021
Advised Faurecia on the German financing aspects of the public takeover offer for Hella GmbH & Co. KG (HELLA) and the acquisition of 60 percent of HELLA's shares currently held by the family shareholder pool

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

Fast Growth

Enpal, 2022/2023
Advised Enpal GmbH (Enpal) on its Series D equity financing with €215 million proceeds

wefox Holding AG, 2022
Advised wefox Holding AG, a leading pan-European insurtech, on its US$400 million Series D funding round

Enpal, 2021
Enpal on its USD 174m Series C financing round at a valuation of above USD 1bn (post-money)

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


Teylor, 2024
Advised the Swiss-headquartered digital lending platform Teylor on the acquisition of the business operations of its competitor Creditshelf AG including Creditshelf Solutions GmbH.

Pollen Street, 2023
Advised Pollen Street Capital (PSC) on its intended acquisition and combination of niiio finance group AG, fundsaccess AG, FundHero SA, FinTecc LLC and MiFID-Recorder GmbH.

Pollen Street, 2022
Advised Pollen Street Capital (PSC) on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Pair Finance GmbH (Pair Finance) from some of its existing shareholders

FNZ, 2022
Advised FNZ Group (FNZ) on the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in DIAMOS AG (DIAMOS) from ConQor Deutschland GmbH

Adler Group, 2022
Advised Adler Group S.A. and its Joint Venture Partner on the sale of a real estate portfolio with net proceeds of €170 million

Adler Group, 2022
Advised Adler Group S.A. on the sale of a €1.05 billion real estate portfolio to international investment company KKR and German real estate specialist Velero

LBBW, 2022
Advised Landesbank Baden-Württemberg on the acquisition of BerlinHyp AG from Landesbank Berlin Holding AG

ADLER Real Estate AG, 2021
Advised ADLER Real Estate AG, a subsidiary of Adler Group S.A., on the sale of approx. 7 percent of the shares in Brack Capital Properties N.V. to a subsidiary of LEG Immobilien SE

Adler Group, 2021
Advised Adler Group S.A. on the sale of a €1.3 billion real estate portfolio to LEG Immobilien SE

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

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

Awards and Recognition

"Best Lawyer" for Banking and Finance Law, Handelsblatt 2021-2023