Alexandra E. Hagelüken

Partner
Frankfurt
  • 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.

Accolades

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 2019, and has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal Germany 2019, IFLR1000 2020, JUVE 2018/2019, and The Legal 500 EMEA 2018.

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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