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Verena Finke

Verena Finke, LL.M. (University of London)

Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages German, English

Verena Finke advises companies, investors and banks on national and international finance transactions, with a focus on general corporate and acquisition finance as well as on shipping and real estate finance.

Verena joined CMS in 2012 and was seconded to DEA Deutsche Erdöl AG in 2016. Alongside her legal advisory practice, Verena also lectured at the International School of Management until 2017.

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Relevant experience

  • (RWE) DEA AG | Advising the German oil company as the target of a USD multi-billion reserve-based lending (RBL) acquisition finance transaction
  • German bank | Advising on the restructuring of a portfolio of 32 ships
  • French Bank | Advising on a European factoring programme (volume: EUR 450 million)
  • US company | Advising on the financing of an international group with German subsidiaries
  • German banking syndicate | Advising on the restructuring of the financing of a fleet (four container ships of a German shipping company)
  • German fund | Advising on the financing of Dutch property
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  • Trainee lawyer at Hamburg Higher Regional Court and in South Africa
  • 2008 - 2009: LL.M. in International Business Law, London
  • 2003 - 2009: Law studies in Bielefeld
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Stut­tgart– The Swedish oil man­u­fac­turer Nynas AB has suc­cess­fully con­cluded its re­struc­tur-ing meas­ures. On 30 Novem­ber 2020 Söder­törn Loc­al Court con­firmed a set­tle­ment pro­pos­al re­solved by the cred­it­or­s'...
CMS ad­vises Bundes­rep­ub­lik Deutsch­land – Fin­an­za­gen­tur GmbH on sta­bil­isa­tion...
Ham­burg – The MV-WERFTEN Group has se­cured a sub­stan­tial bridging loan to keep the shipyard in op­er­a­tion un­til March 2021. The Group re­ceived a EUR 193 mil­lion loan from the Eco­nom­ic Sta­bil­isa­tion Fund...
CMS ad­vises RWE Dea AG on multi-bil­lion RBL ac­quis­i­tion fin­an­cing
Ham­burg – The fin­an­cing of the Dea Group is be­ing re­struc­tured as part of the sale of RWE Dea AG by RWE AG to Let­ter­One. The cent­ral com­pon­ent of this new fin­an­cing struc­ture is an oil and gas re­serve-based...