Andreas M. Lischka

Local Partner, Frankfurt



Andreas Lischka is a banking and capital markets lawyer focusing on leveraged finance transactions.

He represents both lenders and borrowers in acquisition financings and other loans. He also advises on the issuance of high yield notes, other bonds and promissory notes (Schuldscheine). In addition, Andreas regularly advises on structured finance transactions such as (structured) covered bonds, securitisations and hybrid instruments. His expertise also covers the acquisition and sale of non-performing loan portfolios.

Andreas Lischka also advises in relation to banking supervisory law, in particular in connection with the set-up, acquisition or initial public offerings of banks and other financial institutions.

Before joining White & Case in 2018, he worked over seven years in the Banking and Finance department of another 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


Advising a bank syndicate led by Jeffries in connection with the bank financing for the management buyout of NSO Group

Advising Consus Real Estate AG in connection with the offering of €400 million 9.625% senior secured notes due 2024

Advising bank syndicates on various financings for Schaeffler AG and Schaeffler Holding*

Advising arrangers and underwriters on USD 15.6 bn financing of the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck*

Advising Deutsche Bank on EUR 7 bn financing of the acquisition of Concur Technologies by SAP*

Advising J.P. Morgan on financing of the acquisition of Diana Group by Symrise*

Advising Stirling Square Capital Partners on various acquisition financings*

Advising Oddo&Cie on regulatory aspects of (indirect) acquisition of BHF-Bank, Close Brothers Seydler Bank and Meriten Investment Management*

Advising on transfer of international banking portfolios from Hypothekenbank Frankfurt with a volume of EUR 50 billion*

Advising NATIXIS on the formation of a German Pfandbrief bank*

Advising BayernLB on Krügerrand-Gold Bond*

Advising Schmolz + Bickenbach on rearrangement of its financing and a bond tap*

Advising BAWAG AG on its IPO*

Advising RWE on IPO of innogy SE*

Advising banks on IPO of Schaeffler AG*

Advising Hypag-Lloyd on increase of ABS programme*

* Matters prior to working for White & Case.