Marianna Frenkel

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Marianna Frenkel is an Associate in the M&A/Corporate Group in the Frankfurt Office of White & Case.

She advises corporate clients, strategic and financial investors and financial institutions on national and cross-border M&A transactions as well as corporate and capital markets law issues.

Prior to joining White & Case Marianna Frenkel worked for other major international law firms in Frankfurt and Melbourne as a research assistant and trainee lawyer.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwältin
Education
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
First State Exam
University of Freiburg
Languages
English
German
Russian
French

Experience

ADO Properties

  • Advising ADO Properties S.A (ADO) on its voluntary public takeover offer and delisting tender offer to the shareholders of WESTGRUND Aktiengesellschaft (WESTGRUND). The WESTGRUND offer, based on the current market capitalization of WESTGRUND with a transaction volume of around €900 million, follows the successful completion of ADO's voluntary public takeover offer in the form of a share-for-share offer to the shareholders of ADLER Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft (ADLER).
  • Advising ADO Properties S.A. in connection with the voluntary, public takeover offer for ADLER Real Estate AG. ADO Properties has also signed a strategic cooperation agreement with CONSUS Real Estate AG for the development of existing and new property portfolios. The business combination created a leading European residential real estate group.

x+bricks
Advising x+bricks group on the approximately €500 million acquisition of 120 grocery-anchored properties from TLG Immobilien AG and its subsidiaries. The acquisition is one of the largest portfolio transactions of grocery-anchored properties ever executed in Germany.

Pernod Ricard
Advising Pernod Ricard on the acquisition of the remaining stake in Monkey 47 from its founders. Pernod Ricard is the No.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits and initially acquired a majority stake in 2016.

Thinksurance
Advising Thinksurance, an intelligent business insurance distribution platform, on its Series B financing round. As part of one of the largest financing rounds in the German InsurTech sector, Thinksurance is receiving additional funding from Eight Roads Ventures, a venture capital firm of Fidelity. The funds will be used to drive the expansion of the platform and the expansion into new international markets.

LOEWE
Advising the insolvency administrator Rüdiger Weiß on the sale of large parts of the traditional German company LOEWE Technologies GmbH (LOEWE). The buyer of the package, which includes technical fixed assets, machinery and the know-how and software rights (EMS and EMC equipment), is the Dr. Schneider Group, a Germany-based OEM automotive supplier.

DIC Asset
Advising DIC Asset AG (DIC), one of Germany's leading listed property companies, and specializing in commercial real estate with a combined market value of c. €5.6 billion under management, in its €225 million acquisition of GEG German Estate Group AG (GEG), an investment and asset management platform specializing in commercial real estate with assets under management with a value of more than €3.6 billion, from KKR Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and TTL Real Estate GmbH.

Alder
Advising Swedish investor Alder Fund I AB on the sale of the majority stake in r2p GmbH, including a call option over Open Access Pty Ltd, to HQ Equita GmbH, an associated company of HQ Capital. Upon closing of the transaction, HQ Equita will combine and integrate r2p and Open Access into one group. r2p, based in Flensburg, Germany, is a global provider of IP-based system solutions for public transport covering communication, security and surveillance applications.