Sebastian Schrag

Local Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Sebastian Schrag advises domestic and international banks, financial institutions, private equity investors and corporates on all aspects of national and international bank finance law.

He particularly focuses on general corporate finance (e.g. leveraged acquisition finance and investment grade loans) as well as financial and corporate restructurings. He also has a broad range of experience with real estate finance and capital market transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Before joining White & Case in 2015, he worked over nine years in the banking, restructuring and corporate departments of other domestic and international law firms in Frankfurt and previously several years as managing director of a start-up in Bielefeld.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Dipl.- Kfm.
FernUniversität

Hagen

Mag. rer. publ.
German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main

Industrial clerk, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Braunschweig

Languages
German
English

Experience

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.

Commerzbank AG, 2017
Advising Commerzbank as leader of a consortium of banks on the refinancing of Evonik Industries AG.

TOM TAILOR GROUP, 2017*
Advising TOM TAILOR GROUP in connection with a EUR 64.1 million share capital increase of TOM TAILOR Holding SE with subscription rights.

SecureLink, 2017*
Advising SecureLink in the financing of its acquisition of iT-Cube Systems AG.

Triginta Capital, 2017*
Advising Triginta Capital on the divestiture of the Arwe Group a special service provider for car rental companies to Luxempart and BIP.

TOM TAILOR GROUP, 2016*
Advising TOM TAILOR GROUP in connection with a EUR 12.8 million capital increase by way of a private placement.

Investcorp, 2016*
Advising Tyrrells (a portfolio company of Investcorp) in connection with the acquisition and financing of Lisa's Chips.

Pfisterer AG, 2015*
Advising Pfisterer AG on the acquisition of the Lapp Group.

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.