Markus is a debt finance and capital markets lawyer focusing on leveraged finance transactions.
He represents banks and other financial institutions, private equity investors and corporates in respect of complex cross-border finance transactions. He has a broad range of experience in acquisition financings, corporate loans, syndications and bank/bond financings (including high yield). His expertise also covers the acquisition and sale of non-performing loan portfolios, structured finance, real estate finance and project finance.
Before joining the firm in 2020, Markus worked over four years for another international law firm in its Frankfurt and New York offices. Prior to that, Markus worked in the legal teams of a leading international bank and of leading international development bank.
Advised Deutsche Lufthansa AG on a €2 billion revolving credit facility.
Advised Ardian on the sale of SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH to private equity company Adagia Partners.
Advised Adler Real Estate Group on the sale of 14,400 residential and commercial units to international investment company KKR and German real estate specialist Velero.
Advised Adler Real Estate Group on the sale of a close to €1.3 billion real estate portfolio to LEG IMMOBILIEN SE.
Advised solar industry start-up Enpal GmbH on the preparation, execution and closing of its €150 million Series C financing from SoftBank Vision Fund 2.
Advised Battery Ventures on the financing of the acquisition of ifp Institut für Produktqualität GmbH.
Advised Faurecia on the German financing aspects of the public takeover offer for Hella GmbH & Co. KG (HELLA) and the acquisition of 60 percent of HELLA's shares currently held by the family shareholder pool.
Advised Medi-Globe Group on its re-financing.
Advised Duke Street on the acquisition of COMPO's consumer business from Kingenta Ecological Engineering Co. Ltd.
Advised Summit Group on €1 Billion Sale of German Real Estate Portfolio to Tristan Capital Partners.
Advised Adler Real Estate Group on a € 400 million portfolio refinancing.
Advised Adler Real Estate Group on an amendment to an existing € 106 million financing in connection with a sale of financed properties and subsequent reinvestment in new properties.
Advised x+bricks Group on acquisition of a portfolio of 120 grocery-anchored properties worth € 500 million.
Advised Banks on HT Troplast's € 340 million debut High Yield Bond.
Advised private equity investor 3i on the sale of Scandlines and its subsequent reinvestment.*
Advised DIF Infrastructure and EDF Invest on the acquisition of Thyssengas.*
Advised a syndicate of banks on the acquisition of Spandex by Chequers Capital.*
* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.