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60306 Frankfurt/Main Germany
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In one of the most active centers for finance activity, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s German practice advises on high-profile financial restructurings, corporate and finance transactions, disputes and regulatory matters throughout Germany, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe.  Our Frankfurt team works in close coordination with our lawyers in London and our other European offices, and our work extends across the financial services landscape.

Financial Restructuring

Our financial restructuring group has a long track record advising on complex financial restructurings and distressed investments, as well as insolvency advisory and insolvency-related litigation matters.  The group represents bondholder and noteholder committees in bond, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and sovereign debt restructurings, and advises lenders and investors in single-credit restructurings and workouts. Our lawyers also advise investors in all aspects of their distressed private equity and M&A transactions, as well as in the workout of non-performing loans and distressed real estate portfolios.  Our team plays an integrated role in one the world’s leading global restructuring practices, advising on some of the highest-profile restructurings to date.


Our corporate practice advises companies, investment funds, financial institutions and institutional investors in all aspects of public and private M&A, private equity, joint ventures and strategic alliances. 


Our finance practice advises on a broad range of issues, including banking, structured finance and derivatives transactions. Our finance lawyers are closely integrated with our financial restructuring practice and act on a wide range of refinancings and rescue financings.

Financial Regulatory

Our regulatory lawyers advise issuers, shareholders and bondholders in all aspects of securities trading issues, including trading restrictions and 13G/13D type disclosures, as well as takeover laws. Our lawyers also advise on all aspects of securities and partnership interest offerings and registration requirements, and private placements in Germany and the CEE.