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Thilo is a local partner in our global Capital Markets Practice and focuses on equity and debt capital markets as well as public M&A transactions.
He advises issuers, financial investors and underwriters on a wide range of public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings (IPOs), rights offerings, accelerated primary and secondary share offerings, convertible, exchangeable and corporate bond offerings as well as high yield bond offerings.
He also advises listed companies in connection with public takeovers. In addition, he regularly advises listed companies on compliance with capital markets regulations.
Prior to joining the firm, Thilo practiced at another major international law firm, both in its Frankfurt and London offices.
Advised Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank AG as Initial Purchasers on the issuance of a bond for Summit Germany Limited. This debut issuance of Senior Notes under New Yorker law (144A/Reg S) has a total volume of EUR 300 million and is due in 2025. The Senior Notes have an annual coupon of 2.0% and are listed at Luxembourg Stock Exchange (Euro MTF market).
Advised Cinven and JOST on JOST’s €230 million IPO and listing on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.*
Advised the underwriters, including global coordinators Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, on Delivery Hero’s €1 billion IPO and listing on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.*
Advised EQT and BSN Medical on the proposed IPO of BSN Medical.*
Advised the underwriters, including global coordinators Credit Suisse and Commerzbank as well as Commerzbank and HSBC, on SGL Carbon’s €180 million (2016) and €267 million (2014) rights offering.*
Advised Vonovia on its €2.9 billion public takeover of conwert and its attempted €9 billion public takeover of Deutsche Wohnen.*
Advised Midea on its €4.5 billion public takeover of Kuka.*
Advised CVC on the approx. €1.1 billion dual-tranche high-yield bond offering to finance the acquisition of the Douglas Group.*
Advised windeln.de on its €205 million IPO and listing on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.*
Advised Gagfah on its €8.6 billion business combination with Deutsche Annington.*
Advised Techem, a Macquarie portfolio company, on its approx. €1.3 billion dual-tranche high-yield bond offering.*
* Matters prior to joining White & Case.