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Dr. Frank Laudenklos

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Financing and capital markets

Calm, pragmatic, very assertive.

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About Dr. Frank Laudenklos

Frank specialises in banking finance transactions, in particular acquisition finance, leveraged buy-outs, syndicated lending, real estate finance and financial restructurings.

He represents borrowers and lenders in all areas of debt financing.

Frank speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and Credit Suisse on various bank/bond (re-)financings of the SGL Carbon group.
  • Advising Techem group, a leading global provider of energy billing and energy management services, on its successful €1.3bn bank-bond refinancing of existing debt and several subsequent refinancings.
  • Advising TPG Global, the US-based private equity firm, on the financing of the acquisition of an undisclosed majority stake in Transporeon, a Germany-based company engaged in providing web-based centralised transport management software, from The Riverside Company, the US-based private equity firm, and other shareholders. The transaction value was not disclosed.
  • Advising German and international banks on acquisition and/or corporate financings for Axel Springer, DMG Mori (ex. Gildemeister), DuMont Mediengruppe, Freenet, Gerresheimer, Kuka, ThyssenKrupp and others.
  • Advising Infineon, REWE, Vossloh, Wacker Chemie and others on acquisition and/or corporate financings.

Qualifications

Education

  • University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Publications

  • edited by Eilers/Rödding/Schmalenbach Co-author of the "Handbuch der Unternehmensfinanzierung" (Manual of Corporate Financing)

  • edited by Hasselbach/Nawroth/Rödding , 2015. Co-author of the "Beck'sches Holding Handbuch"