Florian Ziegler

Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Florian Ziegler practices in the area of Banking and Finance law, specializing in general corporate finance (e.g. leveraged acquisition finance and investment grade loans). In addition, he has a broad range of experience with real estate and ship financings as well as restructurings.

He advises banks and other financial institutions, private equity investors and corporates under German law in respect of domestic and cross-border transactions.

Before joining White & Case in 2015, he worked over six years in the Banking and Restructuring department of another international law firm in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Notar, Notarkammer Frankfurt
Education
Notary Exam

Bundesnotarkammer

Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
First State Exam
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Languages
German
English

Experience

Consus Real Estate AG, 2019
Advised Consus Real Estate AG in connection with the offering of €400 million 9.625% senior secured notes due 2024.

Senvion, 2017
Advised a bank syndicate led by Deutsche Bank AG and J. P. Morgan on the €1.35 billion refinancing of the Senvion group.

Evonik, 2017
Advising Commerzbank on the refinancing of a syndicated credit facility of Evonik Industries AG with a volume of € 1.75 billion.

Pfleiderer, 2017
Advising a bank syndicate on the € 450 million refinancing of the Pfleiderer group.

SGB-SMIT, 2017
Representing a bank syndicate led by Deutsche Bank AG in a € 610 million loan to assist the acquisition and refinancing by One Equity Partners Europe GmbH of SGB-SMIT Beteiligungs GmbH.

Fresenius, 2017
Representation of Credit Suisse on the USD 4.2 billion bridge financing of Fresenius for the acquisition of Akorn.

APCOA, 2017
Representation of a bank syndicate on the cross-border refinancing of the APCOA Group of €435 million.

Triton/Voith, 2016
Advising a bank syndicate led by Commerzbank, IKB Deutsche Industriebank, Raiffeisen Bank, Swiss Re International, UniCredit Bank and Zurich Insurance on the leveraged buyout of Voith Industrial Services by Triton.

Qatar Holding (QIA) and the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2016
Advising QIA and PIF as shareholders of United Arab Shipping Corporation on the business combination with Hapag-Lloyd AG.

Duke Street, 2016
Advising Duke Street as investor in the acquisition of the Medi-Globe Group.

DMG Mori Aktiengesellschaft, 2016
Advising the DMG Mori Group on a refinancing and upsizing of its corporate loan.

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.