Dr. Cristina Freudenberger

Local Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

“Cristina is named as a next generation partner for Germany”
Debt Capital Markets in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Overview

Cristina advises issuers and investment banks on capital markets law. She focuses on the issue, underwriting or placement of bonds, Schuldscheine, Pfandbriefe and structured products of any kind. Cristina also advises issuers and banks on the establishment and/or updating of Debt Issuance Programmes/EMTN Programmes, Structured Note Programmes and CP Programmes. Furthermore, Cristina advises financial institutions and financial technology (fintech) companies with respect to regulatory requirements for the provision of financial services by using innovative information technology. In this context, she has a particular focus on the structuring and offering of all types of capital markets products in compliance with the applicable regulatory framework. Prior to joining White & Case, Cristina worked as a trainee with a well-known investment bank in Frankfurt and for a major international law firm in Frankfurt in the Debt Capital Markets group.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwältin
Education
Dr jur
University of Freiburg
LLM
King's College London
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
First State Exam
University of Freiburg
Languages
English
German

Experience

Adler Group
Advised Adler Group S.A. on the issue of a EUR 1.5 billion bond, consisting of two tranches, a EUR 700 million tranche and a EUR 800 million tranche, and ADLER Real Estate AG, a company of the ADLER Group, on a repurchase offer in relation to a EUR 500 million bond.

ADO Properties
Advised ADO Properties S.A. (ADO) on the issue of a senior unsecured corporate bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 400 million.

Federal Republic of Germany
Advised the Federal Republic of Germany on the issue of a EUR 7.5 billion bond.

Advised the Federal Republic of Germany on the tap issue of the 30-year federal bond by EUR 6 billion and an aggregate principal amount of EUR 14 billion.

Advised the Federal Republic of Germany on the first issue of a EUR 6.5 billion green federal bond.

Clearstream
Advised the joint bookrunners on the first bond issue by Clearstream Banking AG with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 350 million.

Covestro
Advised the joint lead managers on the bond issue of Covestro AG in the amount of EUR 1 billion.

EnBW
Advised EnBW group on the issue of a EUR 500 million bond by EnBW International Finance B.V.

E.ON
Advised E.ON on the issuance of a Green Bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 750 million.

Eurogrid
Advised Eurogrid on the debut issuance Green Bonds with a total value of EUR 750 million.

innogy
Advised the dealers on the assignment of 19 bonds with an aggregate principal amount of about EUR 11.5 billion, issued by innogy SE and innogy Finance B.V.

OMV
Advised the global coordinators and the bookrunners on the issue of hybrid bonds by OMV Aktiengesellschaft in the amount of EUR 1.25 billion.

Symrise
Advised Symrise AG on the issue of a EUR 500 million bond.

Vonovia
Advised the dealers on the issue of a EUR 1.5 billion bond by Vonovia Finance B.V.
 

Awards and Recognition

Next Generation Partner, The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, Germany – Debt Capital Markets