Daniel advises corporates, banks and financial investors on joint ventures, M&A and financing transactions with a particular focus on real estate. In addition, he specializes in distressed situations, financial restructurings and bankruptcy law.
Daniel has recently advised on several large cap M&A transactions including: DWS Asset Management and Goldman Sachs each in connection with the acquisition of a global real estate portfolio in a mixed share/asset deal (2017), several sales and acquisitions of real estate properties by funds managed by J.P. Morgan Real Assets (TeleCity, Queen Portfolio, Rocket Tower, 2018), a private equity fund on the acquisition of a majority stake and public tender offer for Demire AG (commercial property portfolio) (2018), the acquisition of Pressehaus am Alexanderplatz and Eurotheum by GEG (2019) as well as ongoing advice to the Highstreet Consortium on sales of the Karstadt department store properties (since 2007).
Daniel's financing practice includes the acquisition financing for the M&A transaction that he is involved (2018/2019).
Daniel advised Lufthansa in connection with the Air Berlin wet lease and later throughout the insolvency procedure of Air Berlin (2017/18). In addition, he has regularly acted on behalf of financial investors on the acquisition of debt instruments in distressed situations and their workout.
Daniel also regularly advises in JV transactions, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management on joint ventures with co-investors (2018/19). In addition, he has comprehensively advised the Highstreet Joint Venture since 2006.
- University of Tübingen (Dr. jur.)
- Université de Provence Aix-Marseille III (Maître en Droit)