Florian Fraunhofer advises national and international clients on capital markets law. His expertise includes in particular providing advice to clients in connection with issue programs for bonds, commercial paper programmes, Pfandbriefe and structured products as well as individual issues of bonds, certificates and structured products. He further concentrates on advising clients in connection with issues of registered bonds and Schuldscheindarlehen (also according to LMA Standard).
Furthermore, Florian Fraunhofer advises financial institutions and financial technology (fintech) companies with respect to regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining White & Case, Florian Fraunhofer worked as a trainee lawyer for two major international law firms in Frankfurt and London.
Advised J.P. Morgan Securities plc as sustainability bond structuring agent, global coordinator and bookrunner together with other bookrunners on a EUR 500 million bond issue by adidas AG.
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.
Advised the joint bookrunners on the issuance of an inaugural bond issued by Ceconomy AG with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million.
Advised the joint bookrunners on the first bond issue by Clearstream Banking AG with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 350 million.
Advised the joint lead managers on Covestro AG’s issue of bonds with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million.
Advised Deutsche Lufthansa AG on the issuance in two tranches of notes with a principal amount of EUR 1.5 billion.
Advised Deutsche Lufthansa on its EUR 2.1 billion rights issue. The net proceeds were primarily used to repay the silent participation I of the Economic Stabilization Fund of the Federal Republic of Germany in the amount of EUR 1.5 billion.
Advised DIC Asset AG on itsa further issuance of sustainability-linked promissory notes (Schuldscheindarlehen) with a volume of EUR 100 million. In April 2021, advised DIC Asset AG on its first issuance of sustainability-linked promissory notes (Schuldscheindarlehen) with a volume of EUR 250 million.
Advised der E.ON SE on the issue of bonds with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 1.5 billion, issued in 2 tranches.
Advised Evonik Industries AG on its first green hybrid bond issue with a volume of EUR 500 million and a concurrent tender offer relating to its outstanding EUR 500 million Subordinated Resettable Fixed Rate Notes due 2077 issued in 2017, which was the first issuance of a hybrid bond by Evonik Industries AG.
Advised the global coordinators and the bookrunners on an issue of EUR 1.25 billion hybrid bonds by OMV Aktiengesellschaft.
Advised Valeo SE on its EUR 266 million Schuldschein transaction. The transaction consists of several tranches with different maturity profiles and is divided into three fixed-rate and two floating-rate Schuldschein tranches with terms between three and seven years. Three tranches include an innovative ESG-KPI-linked structure.
Advised VERBUND AG on its issuance of innovative green and sustainability-linked notes with a volume of EUR 500 million.
Advised the Joint Lead Managers on the issue by Vonovia SE of one social bond and one green bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 4EU 1.5 billion.