Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt
Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt

Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt

Counsel, Frankfurt

T +49 69 29994 1352

E [email protected]

Overview

Sascha H. Schmidt is a banking and finance lawyer, specializing in leveraged financings, corporate loans and debt restructurings.

Sascha H. Schmidt represents both arranging banks, debt funds and equity investors on syndicated leveraged finance transactions in connection with domestic and cross-border acquisitions

He has more than thirteen years' experience, also while working in our London office. In addition, he was seconded to two international banks in England and Germany. In this capacity, he worked on acquisition finance, corporate loans, financial restructurings, project finance, and asset finance transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of England and Wales
  • Rechtsanwalt

Education

  • Dr jur, University of Heidelberg
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf
  • First State Exam, University of Heidelberg

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Experience

XiO Group
Advising XiO Group on the sale of the COMPO Expert group*

Aurora Resurgence
Advising Aurora Resurgence in the sale of portfolio company Alltub Group to One Equity Partners*

Infiana Goup
Advising Infiana Group, a portfolio company of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), in connection with the amendment and extension of its senior leveraged buyout financing, to over €100 million.*

SEB
Advising SEB as documentation agent, together with BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, DZ Bank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), and Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba), in connection with a €210 million (US$228.7 million) revolving credit facility provided to German company Vetter*

Intermediate Group (ICG)
Advising Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) in connection with the financing of the acquisition of Leoni Studer Hard GmbH*

Lumenis
Advising Lumenis, a portfolio company of XiO Group, in connection with its US$245 million unitranche refinancing provided by Alcentra*

OHB
Advising OHB, a listed European space and technology company on the extension of the syndicated operating facility credit facility, which has been in place since December 2013.*

XiO Group
Advising XiO Group on the financing of the acquisition of the COMPO EXPERT Group, arranged by Commerzbank and IKB*

DBAG
Advising DBAG on the financing of the €141 million acquisition of the Huhtamaki Films Group (now Infiana), arranged by Commerzbank and IKB*

SEB
Advising SEB as documentation agent on the €900 million financing for voestalpine*

SEB
Advising SEB as documentation agent on the €400 Mio. Financing for CompuGroup Medical AG, arranged by Commerzbank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and SEB*

OHB
Advising OHB, a listed European space and technology company on its syndicated €250 million revolving credit facility, arranged by Commerzbank, Bayerische Landesbank and UniCredit*

Deutsche Bank
Advising Deutsche Bank on the refinancing of the amedes Group

Steadfast Capital
Advising Steadfast Capital on the financing of the acquisition of the Barat Ceramics group, arranged by Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

Deutsche Bank
Advising Deutsche Bank on the financing of the acquisition of HYCO by Weber Hydraulik

* Matters during my time outside of White & Case.

Publications

  • Schmidt, Sascha: "Telephone- and video conferences in the supervisory board (Telefon- und Videokonferenzen im Aufsichtsrat)", BOARD, Issue 6, Pages 280-282, 2017

  • Schmidt, Sascha: "Videoconferences as supervisory board meetings (Videokonferenzen als Aufsichtsratssitzungen)", Dissertation, 2012

Awards & Recognition

Recommended Lawyer, The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, 2018, Banking and Finance – Germany