We provide comprehensive support in all matters relating to real estate financing.

We advise banks and borrowers on:

  • Project financing
  • Acquisition financings of asset deals and share deals
  • Refinancing with equity release
  • Financing of portfolios and single asset real estate
  • Documentation according to LMA standard and for the purposes of refinancing within the scope of securitization transactions as well as standard German mortgage financings
  • Work-out and enforcement of securities (-> Restructuring of non-performing investments)

In financing, our services include:

  • Confirmatory due diligence
  • Tax assistance with regard to the Interest Barrier Regime in Germany
  • Drafting and negotiation of loan agreements subject to German law
  • Drafting and negotiation of security agreements and other financing documents subject to German law
  • Assistance in lining up conditions
  • Legal and tax support in syndication
  • Legal and tax assistance with the syndicate management of facilities in the post-closing phase
  • Legal and tax support in the enforcement of securities and the management of crises (->Restructuring of distressed investment)
  • Legal and tax support in the acquisition of distressed investments

Our reliable network of friendly law firms in all relevant jurisdictions ensures that the frequently necessary cooperation with foreign law firms in the context of financing advice is available anytime.

Heiko Petzold