Daniel Gillenkirch

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Daniel Gillenkirch is an associate in the Firm’s Capital Markets group in Frankfurt.

He represents corporates, investment banks and investors in a wide range of banking and capital markets matters. Daniel Gillenkirch advises on equity and debt capital markets transactions including hybrid capital and equity-linked bond issuances.

Furthermore, he provides financial institutions and financial technology (fintech) companies with advice on all regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining White & Case, Daniel Gillenkirch worked as a trainee lawyer for two major international law firms and with a leading bank in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
Master of Laws (LLM)
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom
First State Exam
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Languages
German
English

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.

Berlin Hyp
Advised the joint lead managers on Berlin Hyp AG's issuance of green Pfandbriefe for an aggregate principle amount of EUR 500 million.

Advised the joint lead managers and the co-lead manager on the issue of the debut Sustainability-linked bond issue by Berlin Hyp AG in the aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million.

Federal Republic of Germany
Advised the Federal Republic of Germany on the first issue of a EUR 6.5 billion Green Federal Bond.

Advised the Federal Republic of Germany on the issue of EUR 7.5 billion fixed rate bonds.

Advised a syndicate of banks on a EUR 6 billion Green Federal bond issued by the Federal Republic of Germany.

Covestro
Advised the joint lead managers on a EUR 1 billion bond issued by Covestro AG.

Deutsche Lufthansa
Advised Deutsche Lufthansa AG on the issuance of notes with a principal amount of EUR 1 billion. The bonds consist of two tranches of EUR 500 million each.

EnBW
Advised EnBW group on the issuance of notes issued by EnBW International Finance B.V. with a principal amount of EUR 1 billion. The bonds consist of two tranches of EUR 500 million each.

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.

OMV
Advised the joint lead managers on the issue of hybrid bonds by OMV Aktiengesellschaft in the amount of EUR 1.25 billion.

Advised the joint lead managers on the bond issue of OMV Aktiengesellschaft in the amount of EUR 1.75 billion.

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

Vonovia
Advised the joint lead managers on the issue of five bonds by Vonovia SE with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 5 billion.

Advised the joint lead managers on a EUR 600 million Green bond issued by Vonovia SE.

Publications

Wöckener, Karsten, Gillenkirch, Daniel, Preuße, Dr. Thomas: The law on the introduction of electronic securities - An initial assessment from a practical perspective, BKR 2021, p. 460

Wöckener, Karsten, Gillenkirch, Daniel, Preuße, Dr. Thomas: The draft law on the introduction of electronic securities - Overview and assessment of the future legal situation with regard to the legal systems in France and Luxembourg, BKR 2020, p. 551

Wöckener, Karsten, Gillenkirch, Daniel, Hauman, Mindy, Höfer, Helmut: New German Electronic Securities Regulation to come, IFLR, September 2020