Dr. Peter Becker

Local Partner, Frankfurt



Peter Becker advises companies and banks on matters of capital markets law and corporate law.

A main focus of his work is advising on issue, subscription as well as placement of bonds, hybrid-instruments and structured financial products of all kind. Furthermore, Peter advises on IPOs, capital increases, other listing procedures and company takeovers.

Another focus is on advising corporations of all legal forms in the fields of commercial and corporate law, especially during the preparation and execution of general meetings as well as on issues of corporate governance and compliance.

Before joining White & Case, Peter worked in the capital markets department of another leading law firm in Frankfurt for more than two years and gained further practical experience during a secondment to a leading German bank.

Bars and Courts
Dr jur
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz
First State Exam
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


E.ON / innogy
Advised on the transfer of 19 bonds with an aggregate principal amount of about EUR 11.5 billion, issued by innogy SE and innogy Finance B.V. to E.ON SE and E.ON International Finance B.V.

Adler Group
Advised ADLER Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft on the restructuring of bonds with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 2 billion pursuant to the German Act on Debt Securities (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz - SchVG).

Advised Adler Group S.A. on a recapitalization of up to EUR 937.5 million and amendment of the terms and conditions of various bonds issued by Adler Group S.A. with an aggregate nominal amount of EUR 3.2 billion.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland
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.

Eintracht Frankfurt
Advised Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball Aktiengesellschaft on all capital markets, corporate and tax law aspects of an innovative transaction to strengthen its equity base and expand its shareholder base.

Advised a consortium of banks on a bond issue by adidas AG with a total volume of EUR 1 billion, issued in two bonds with a nominal amount of EUR 500 each.

Advised Consus Real Estate AG on the acquisition of the SSN Group AG (SSN), a non-cash capital increase and the financing of the cash component of the purchase price.

DIC Asset
Advised the joint bookrunners on the issuance of a EUR 400 million green bond by DIC Asset AG.

Advised German real estate company D.V.I. Deutsche Vermögens- und Immobilienverwaltungs GmbH on all capital markets and corporate law aspects of the issuance of its EUR 350 million debut bond.

Advised EnBW Group on the issuance of two tranches of notes with an aggregate principal amount of €1.5 billion.

Advised EnBW Group on the issuance of bonds by EnBW International Finance B.V. in the amount of EUR 500 million.

Advised E.ON SE on the issuance of notes with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 1.8 billion, divided into two tranches, the second tranche of which has been issued as "green bonds" according to the "Green Bond Framework" of E.ON SE.

Advised Hapag-Lloyd AG on the issuance of a sustainability-linked high yield bond with a volume of EUR 300 million.

Advised the global coordinators and the bookrunners on the issue of hybrid bonds by OMV Aktiengesellschaft in the amount of EUR 1.25 billion.

Advised Symrise AG on the issue of its debut convertible bond in the amount of EUR 400 million.

Advised the joint lead managers on the issue of two social bonds and one green bond issued by Vonovia SE with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 2.5 billion.

Advised the managers on a EUR 150 million debut ESG-linked hybrid bond issued by Vossloh AG.