Dr. Peter Becker

Local Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

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
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Dr jur
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz
First State Exam
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Languages
German
English

Experience

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).

Advising Adler Group S.A. on the issue of a bond with a total volume of EUR 400 million.

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.

Consus
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.

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

E.ON
Advised E.ON on the issuance of a Green Bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 750 million.

Eurogrid
Advised Eurogrid on the debut issuance Green Bonds with a total value of EUR 750 million.

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

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

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

Vonovia
Advised the joint lead managers on the issue of five bonds issued by Vonovia SE with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 4 billion.

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