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Patrick Reuter


Patrick Reuter is a counsel in the Banking & Finance department of our Frankfurt office.

He is an experienced adviser for German and cross-border financings, including leveraged buyouts, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine financings, corporate lending and financings in the energy and infrastructure sector. Patrick advises national and international private equity investors, corporates, debt funds, banks and other financial institutions.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwalt admitted with Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main


  • Advising Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on various leveraged buyout financings.*
  • Advising Lindsay Goldberg in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the Coveris Group.*
  • Advising Mizuho Bank in connection with the financing of the acquisition of H.C. Starck Tantalum and Niobium GmbH by JX Nippon Mining Metals.*
  • Advising the Schur Flexibles Group and Lindsay Goldberg in connection with a refinancing.*
  • *These matters were completed whilst Patrick was in his previous employ.

    • German
    • English
    • Freie Universität Berlin, Second State Examination, 2011

    • Freie Universität Berlin, First State Examination, 2009


    • Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2023/2024: Recognised as “one to watch” for banking and finance

    Prior Experience

  • 2017 – 2021; Associated Partner at a leading law firm in Frankfurt
  • 2012 – 2017; Associate and Senior Associate at a leading English law firm in Frankfurt
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