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: Acquisition of City Campus Berlin by Asia Pacific Land, public takeover of AGROB, several sales of real estate properties by funds managed by J.P. Morgan Real Assets (2022), sale of shopping centers by Klépierre (2021), the acquisition of VTG Center by ABG (2021) as well as the disposal of Ellington Hotel by Streletzki Group (2021).

Daniel's financing practice includes the acquisition financing for the M&A transaction that he is involved, refinancing as well as development financing.

Daniel has lead the Hengeler team advising Lufthansa in connection with the stabilisation measures by KfW and the Economic Stabilisation Fund (2020) as well as the team advising Fortum in connection with the stabilisation measures for Uniper (2022). In addition, he has regularly acted on behalf of financial investors on the acquisition of debt instruments in distressed situations and their workout, recently for a UK Debt Fund in connection with the insolvency of a project developer (2022).

Daniel also regularly advises in JV transactions, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management and APL on joint ventures with co-investors.