Sibylle Münch

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

Sibylle Münch, a finance partner, advises German and international financial institutions, private equity funds, and companies in a wide range of industries on complex national and cross-border financings.

Ms. Münch provides strategic advice to efficiently execute transactions, which are often pioneering and innovative in the market. Specifically, she works with clients on:

  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Strategic acquisitions
  • Public-to-private transactions
  • Unitranche financing (with senior/super senior structures)
  • General corporate lending (including Schuldschein)
  • Financing advise in relation to restructuring scenarios

She draws on experience with all types of products and financings to provide a strategic view on the issues and advantages of each type of structure.

Accolades and Rankings

Ms. Münch is regularly recommended in German and international legal directories, including:

  • Frequently recommended for Bank Lending and Acquisition Finance: “good mediator,” (client) “very good work,” (competitor) “very strong in bank financing," "experienced and renowned,” and “very competent” JUVE 2017-2022
  • Notable practitioner for Banking IFLR1000 2021 
  • Among the most renowned lawyers for Banking and Finance in Germany Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2019-2021 
  • Among the most renowned lawyers for Restructuring and Insolvency in Germany Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2021 
  • Next generation lawyer for Banking & Finance in Germany The Legal 500 Deutschland 2019-2022

Ms. Münch’s experience includes advising:

Private Equity Transactions
  • Bregal on multiple transactions, including the 
    • ACTICO acquisition financing
    • All4Golf acquisition financing
  • Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank on the financing of Waterland’s acquisition of JV Hansefit
  • Goldman Sachs on the refinancing of Schur Flexibles Group
  • Goldman, Berenberg, and Commerzbank on the financing of the acquisition of Cartonplast
  • HayFin on the financing of the acquisition of Dantherm by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
  • Hg on multiple transactions, including the
    • Acquisition of a majority stake in F24
    • MediFox acquisition financing
    • Financing agreements for the acquisition of Mobility Concept and advice on the financing of an add-on acquisition
  • MediFox on the financing of the acquisition of DAN Produkte and Comfuture
Corporate Loans
  • Bank consortium on new €750 million credit line for Sixt
  • Bank consortium on the
    • Provision of credit lines of €1.8 billion and €1.2 billion for TUI by KfW and a credit line of €200 million by KfW and other banks
    • Extension of existing revolving credit facilities totaling €4.7 billion for TUI
  • Bank consortium on €2 billion Credit Facility for Fresenius
  • Bank consortium on €2 billion Credit Facility for Fresenius Medical Care
  • Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank on the  
    • KfW-funded financing for the Noventi Group
    • Financing of the Noventi Group (including a syndicated loan and a Schuldschein)
    • Syndicated loan for ARZ Haan
  • Deutsche Bank on Schuldschein for Supernova Invest GmbH
  • LBBW und UniCredit on the Herrenknecht financing
  • National Bank of Greece/European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on bond loan provided to NBG Pangaea REIC (now Prodea Real Estate Investments Company Société Anonyme)
Financial Restructurings
  • Bank consortium on the refinancing of the Benteler Group within its restructuring
  • Bank consortium on the refinancing of the Borgers Group within its restructuring
  • Bank consortium on the restructuring of Tom Tailor
  • Banking consortium of STEAG's parent company on restructuring of the group with focus to the coal phase-out
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