Alexandra E. Hagelüken

  • Die Welle
  • Reuterweg 20
  • 60323 Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
Profile Experience

Alexandra Hagelüken, Vice Chair of the firm’s Global Finance Department, advises creditors and borrowers on complex national and cross-border financings, drawing on more than two decades of experience with German and English law transactions.

Ms. Hagelüken regularly advises on:

  • Acquisition financing transactions
  • Infrastructure financings
  • Financial restructurings
  • General corporate lending

She excels at establishing long-term relationships with clients who value her pragmatic and unflappable approach. With a keen knowledge of both the products and the players in the German market, she has become a trusted advisor for clients pursuing landmark and innovative deals.


Ms. Hagelüken has earned widespread recognition for her practice work. Handelsblatt Best Lawyers named her Lawyer of the year for Banking & Finance 2019. She is ranked Band 1 by Chambers Europe Germany 2021, and has been recognized by JUVE 2021/2022, IFLR1000 2021, Who's Who Legal Germany 2021, and The Legal 500 Deutschland 2021.

Ms. Hagelüken’s representative expertise includes advising:

  • Bank consortium on the financing of the public takeover of Stada AG, the largest private equity transaction in Germany with an overall value of €5.4 billion
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of CeramTec GmbH by BC Partners 
  • Bank consortium on the financing of all shares in Thermamax Group by Capvis 
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of PlusServer GmbH by BC Partners
  • Bank consortium on the financing of Henkel 
  • Bank consortium on the refinancing of KAEFER Group (loan - bond) 
  • Cheplapharm on its refinancing 
  • Kaffee Partner Holding on its refinancing 
  • Kongsberg on its refinancing (bonds and super senior revolving facility)
  • Triton on the financing of the acquisition of cathode, furnace linings, and carbon electrodes (CFL/CE) business of SGL Carbon, the first covenant-lite unitranche  transaction in the German market
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