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About Katrin Menhart

Katrin advises industry clients and financial institutions on complex M&A transactions. She also has experience in banking and investment services regulation.

During her secondment to the legal department of Credit Suisse in Frankfurt, Katrin gained an in-depth understanding of the commercial aspects of private banking and wealth management.

Katrin speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising an international financial institution on the sale of its German private banking business.
  • Advising Ferratum Group on the regulatory aspects of the acquisition of FCB Firmen-Credit Bank from Avenue Capital.
  • Advising a client in the general industries sector on the regulatory aspects of a complex group restructuring.
  • Advising Barilla Holding, the Italian food company, on the sale of its stake in Lieken to Agrofert group, a leading provider of agricultural products.
  • Advising Barclays Bank on the sale of the BauBeCon portfolio comprising 23,500 residential units across Germany to Deutsche Wohnen for €1.2bn.



  • Technical University of Dresden, Germany (law)
  • University of Edinburgh, UK (LLM)

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany


  • Die Bank 2016, p 1, (together with Denise Bauer, Alexander Glos) • Aktuelle Maßnahmen der Finanzaufsicht

  • Wertpapier-Mitteilungen 2011 (No 39), pp 1835 - 1842. (together with Matthias von Oppen, Peter Holst) • Die Ermittlung des Platzierungspreises bei einer 10%-Kapitalerhoehung im beschleunigten Bookbuilding-Verfahren

  • Boersen-Zeitung, 2 September 2010 (No 168), p 10. (together with Philipp von Ilberg) • Britischer Kodex ein Vorbild für Deutschland?