ClaudiaLeyendecker

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Claudia Leyendecker berät in erster Linie im Bank- und Versicherungsrecht, bei Finanzierungen und bei Mergers & Acquisitions im Banken- und Versicherungsbereich. Sie berät auch Investmentgesellschaften bei der Auflage und Anpassung von Investmentfonds an die aufsichtsrechtlichen Erfordernisse für Pensionskassen und Versicherer.

Zu den namhaften Mandaten, die Frau Claudia Leyendecker in jüngster Zeit betreute, gehören unter anderem:

Bundesanstalt für Finanzmarktstabilisierung (FMSA) - Beratung bei der von der Commerzbank beschlossenen Kapitalerhöhung in einem Volumen von bis zu € 2,5 Mrd. hinsichtlich der Inhaberkontrollverfahren in ca. 60 Jurisdiktionen;

Französische Großbank - Konzeption eines innovativen Ansatzes zur Eigenmittelreduktion für ein auf Wohnbaukredite spezialisiertes Institut, einschließlich der Vorbereitung der Abstimmung mit der Aufsicht;

Deutsche öffentlich-rechtliche Bank - Beratung hinsichtlich ihrer Beteiligung und der damit verbundenen Rechte an einer namhaften europäischen Finanzinstitution;

Pandox Gruppe - Beratung der schwedischen Pandox Gruppe bei der Finanzierung des Kaufes eines 18 Hotels umfassenden Hotelportfolios;

Landesbank -Begleitung eines umfassenden Outsourcingprojektes.

Frau Leyendecker ist eine hochangesehene Finanzrechtsanwältin, die in zahlreichen juristischen Publikationen, wie z. B. The Legal 500 oder JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien, hohe Rankings erreicht. Sie ist Autorin zahlreicher Artikel zum Wirtschaftsrecht in Deutschland.

Vor ihrer Tätigkeit bei Jones Day leitete Claudia Leyendecker den Bereich Banking, Finance & Capital Markets bei einer international vertretenen deutschen Kanzlei. Der Beginn ihrer Karriere wurde durch die Tätigkeit im Bereich Banken beim Rechtsberatungsarm einer Big Four Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft geprägt.

Erfahrung

  • Amadeus FiRe AG acquires COMCAVE Holding GmbH, Dortmund for €200 millionJones Day advised Amadeus FiRe AG, Frankfurt, on the €200 million acquisition of 100% of the shares in the retraining specialist COMCAVE Holding GmbH, Dortmund.
  • Pandox acquires seven hotel properties in Germany from HR Group for €290 millionJones Day advised Pandox AB, a leading hotel investor in Northern Europe, on the acquisition of seven German hotel properties with a total of 1,532 rooms from HR Group for €290 million.
  • Pandox AB purchases two hotel properties in Hanover and The Hague (Netherlands)Jones Day advised Pandox AB on the €83 million purchase of two hotel properties and the respective hotel operations in Hanover and The Hague (Netherlands) from Grape Hospitality.
  • Pandox acquires three hotel properties in Germany for €103 million (US$115 million)Jones Day advised Pandox AB in its €103 million (US$115 million) acquisition of three hotel properties in Germany.
  • Gimv invests in Coolworld RentalsJones Day advised Gimv in its acquisition of a majority shareholding in fast-growing Coolworld Rentals, a full-service renter of cooling and heating equipment.
  • Heidrick & Struggles amends and restates revolving credit facilityJones Day advised Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., a premier global provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services, in connection with the amendment and restatement of its revolving credit facility.
  • David Lloyd Leisure enters German market with acquisition of HealthCity clubJones Day advised David Lloyd Leisure in its acquisition of a HealthCity-branded club in Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt.
  • Hansteen disposes German and Dutch portfolio for €1.28 billion (US$1.4 billion)Jones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in the disposal of its German and Dutch property portfolios and real estate management business for €1.28 billion (US$1.4 billion) to entities owned by funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group L.P. and M7 Real Estate (the "Buyer").
  • Goldman Sachs provides financing to Blackstone for acquisition of IVG office portfolioJones Day represented Goldman Sachs International, as mezzanine arranger, in connection with Blackstone's €3.3 billion (US$3.6 billion) acquisition of the IVG office portfolio.
  • MPLX completes $2.25 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.25 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Senior Notes due 2027 and (ii) $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.200% Senior Notes due 2047. Barclays Capital Inc.; Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; MUFG Securities Americas Inc.; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; Mizuho Securities USA Inc.; RBC Capital Markets, LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.; TD Securities (USA) LLC; UBS Securities LLC; and US Bancorp Investments, Inc. acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
  • Pandox acquires seven hotels in Germany, Austria, and Netherlands for €415 million (US$440 million)Jones Day advised Pandox AB in connection with the €415 million (US$440 million) acquisition and related financing of seven hotels in Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands, from Invesco Real Estate European Hotel Real Estate Fund II FCP - SIP.
  • WESCO International subsidiary issues $350 million of 5.375% Senior Notes in Rule 144A and Regulation S offeringJones Day represented WESCO Distribution, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WESCO International, Inc., a multinational electronics distribution and services company, in connection with the issuance of $$350 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2024 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • Pandox acquires 18 hotels in Germany for €400 million (US$437 million)Jones Day advised Pandox AB in its €400 million (US$437 million) acquisition of 18 hotels in Germany with a total of 3,414 rooms.
  • Jefferies completes $1.2 billion of Notes in Section 4(a)(2) and Regulation S offering by WindMW GmbHJones Day advised Jefferies International Ltd. and its affiliate Jefferies LLC, as lead placement agent and sole structuring agent, in connection with the issuance of approximately $1.2 billion of Notes in a Section 4(a)(2) and Regulation S offering by WindMW GmbH, a Blackstone portfolio company.
  • Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels acquires K+K Hotels GroupJones Day advised a consortium led by Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels, a leading hospitality investment and management company, in its acquisition, acquisition financing, and debt restructuring of the K+K Hotels group, which owns a portfolio of ten boutique hotels located in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, and Bucharest.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires €350 million (US$400 million) European logistics portfolioJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with its investment in Pan-European Logistics Venture, a TH Real Estate investment fund, and the fund's simultaneous acquisition and financing of a portfolio of seven logistics assets: four in France, one in Germany, one in Holland, and one in Spain, for €350 million (US$400 million).
  • Investment manager bids for portfolio of Dutch commercial real estate loansJones Day advised an investment manager on its bid for a portfolio of non-performing multiborrower (all German funds) Dutch law loans secured by Dutch commercial real estate being sold by FGH Bank N.V.
  • Hansteen refinances German real estate portfolio through two loan facilities with aggregate €343 million valueJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC, a European industrial REIT, in connection with the refinancing of its German real estate portfolio through two loan facilities in the aggregate loan amount of €343 million (US$472 million).
  • German Federal Agency for Financial Market Stabilization completes €2.5 billion (US$3.2 billion) rights offering of CommerzbankJones Day advised the German Federal Agency for Financial Market Stabilization, which manages the German Financial Market Stabilization Fund ("SoFFin"), in connection with the €2.5 billion (US$3.2 billion) rights offering of Commerzbank, Germany's second-largest bank.
  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch provide multi-currency credit facility for sporting goods companyJones Day represented Bank of America N.A., as administrative agent and lender, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporation, as joint lead arranger, in connection with the senior secured multi-currency credit facility for a leading sporting goods company.
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