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Dr. Jonas Schwarz is a counsel in King & Spalding’s Frankfurt office and member of the firm’s Private Equity practice. Jonas’ practice focuses on M&A and complex and high profile domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters and other situations involving financially distressed businesses.

With more than 10 years of experience, Jonas Schwarz represents private equity funds, family offices and large corporates in German and international transactions, including M&A, restructuring and insolvency matters. Jonas has extensive experience in advising debtor companies/managers, creditors, shareholders and investors on a broad range of crisis and insolvency matters as well as on financial restructurings – both, within and outside of insolvency proceedings.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Jonas worked for Bub Memminger & Partner PartGmbB as well as for other domestic and international law firms where he was involved in advising on numerous complex restructuring and insolvency proceedings. Earlier in his career, he also gained insights into the legal department of J.P. Morgan AG in Frankfurt am Main as part of a secondment.

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Credentials

Ph.D. (Dr. jur.), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Second State Exam, Hessen Ministry of Justice, Germany

First State Exam, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Frankfurt

English

German

Matters

Shareholder group of a global automotive supplier group regarding the restructuring process of the group (including M&A process)

Auctus Capital Partners on the acquisition and expansion of MAI Marketing Automation Intelligence GmbH (MAI Group) with seven digital and data service provider companies

Shareholders regarding the sale of Märsch Importhandels GmbH to Olam Food Ingredients

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Shareholder group of a global automotive supplier group regarding the restructuring process of the group (including M&A process)

Auctus Capital Partners on the acquisition and expansion of MAI Marketing Automation Intelligence GmbH (MAI Group) with seven digital and data service provider companies

Shareholders regarding the sale of Märsch Importhandels GmbH to Olam Food Ingredients

Several companies on COVID-19-related financings, including obtaining federal/state guaranteed financing and applying for state financing assistance

Various secured noteholders (banks) on the realization of collateral through sales of various real estate portfolios of different insolvent real estate companies of an insolvent real estate group

PricewaterhouseCoopers as insolvency administrator in connection with the insolvency of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and other insolvent companies of the Lehman Brothers UK Group

E.ON SE on the division of the group into two separate listed companies (withdrawal from conventional energy businesses)

APCOA Group on the restructuring of credit facilities

Verlagsgruppe Weltbild on the filing of insolvency proceedings

Commerzbank AG as Coordinator of the Co-ordinating Committee of Senior Lenders on the restructuring of the BASLER Fashion Group

German Bank as senior lender on the restructuring of various senior credit facilities from project financing for solar plants in Spain

U.S. bank as senior lender on insolvency proceedings of a group in the solar industry

German and international banks on various restructurings of ship financings and on the realization of collateral in the insolvency proceedings of various shipping companies

U.K. Bank as creditor on the insolvency proceedings of a German construction group

Marley Spoon on venture debt financing by Western Technology Investment (WTI)

Matters

Shareholder group of a global automotive supplier group regarding the restructuring process of the group (including M&A process)

Auctus Capital Partners on the acquisition and expansion of MAI Marketing Automation Intelligence GmbH (MAI Group) with seven digital and data service provider companies

Shareholders regarding the sale of Märsch Importhandels GmbH to Olam Food Ingredients

See more
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Matters

Shareholder group of a global automotive supplier group regarding the restructuring process of the group (including M&A process)

Auctus Capital Partners on the acquisition and expansion of MAI Marketing Automation Intelligence GmbH (MAI Group) with seven digital and data service provider companies

Shareholders regarding the sale of Märsch Importhandels GmbH to Olam Food Ingredients

Several companies on COVID-19-related financings, including obtaining federal/state guaranteed financing and applying for state financing assistance

Various secured noteholders (banks) on the realization of collateral through sales of various real estate portfolios of different insolvent real estate companies of an insolvent real estate group

PricewaterhouseCoopers as insolvency administrator in connection with the insolvency of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and other insolvent companies of the Lehman Brothers UK Group

E.ON SE on the division of the group into two separate listed companies (withdrawal from conventional energy businesses)

APCOA Group on the restructuring of credit facilities

Verlagsgruppe Weltbild on the filing of insolvency proceedings

Commerzbank AG as Coordinator of the Co-ordinating Committee of Senior Lenders on the restructuring of the BASLER Fashion Group

German Bank as senior lender on the restructuring of various senior credit facilities from project financing for solar plants in Spain

U.S. bank as senior lender on insolvency proceedings of a group in the solar industry

German and international banks on various restructurings of ship financings and on the realization of collateral in the insolvency proceedings of various shipping companies

U.K. Bank as creditor on the insolvency proceedings of a German construction group

Marley Spoon on venture debt financing by Western Technology Investment (WTI)

Credentials

Ph.D. (Dr. jur.), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Second State Exam, Hessen Ministry of Justice, Germany

First State Exam, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Frankfurt

English

German