Thomas Weitkamp

  • Partner
  • Ethomas.weitkamp@lw.com
  • Maximilianstrasse 13
  • 80539 Munich
  • Germany
  • T +49.89.2080.3.8069
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Profile

Thomas Weitkamp, a leading German finance lawyer, advises clients on complex domestic and cross-border finance and financial restructuring transactions. Mr. Weitkamp is admitted as a lawyer and solicitor (England and Wales).

Mr. Weitkamp advises private equity funds, debt funds, financial institutions, and corporate borrowers on complex financing structures, including:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Direct lending (including senior/super senior structures)
  • Public-to-private transactions
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Corporate financing
  • Restructurings

He draws on extensive experience with lenders and borrowers, including recently focusing on unitranche and other direct lending financings. Mr. Weitkamp balances excellent technical expertise with a savvy commercial sense to help clients achieve their strategic objectives and ensure the success of their financing transactions.

Experience

Mr. Weitkamp’s experience includes advising: 

  • Apera Asset Management on the
    • Financing of the acquisition of Toolport Group by Riverside
    • Financing of Insight Secure’s acquisition of Verimatrix
  • Ares, ING, and Rabobank on the unitranche/super senior financing of Kharis Capital’s acquisition of Nordsee Holding
  • Blackrock on the
    • Financing of the acquisition of Catalysts group and Crisp Research by DBAG
    • Refinancing of vitronet Group (Portfolio of DBAG)
  • CAPZA on the financing of the acquisition of Saal Digital by Ardian
  • DPE Deutsche Private Equity on the valantic Group unitranche/super senior acquisition Financing
  • Ergon Capital Partners on the
    • Refinancing of Sausalitos Group
    • Refinancing (unitranche/super senior) of Opseo Group (Deutsche Intensivpflege)
  • IK Investment Partners on the
    • Financing of the acquisition of MDT technologies GmbH
    • Financing of the acquisition of Ondal Group
  • Lindsay Goldberg on the takeover of Bilcare Research Group (Bilcare Research)
  • Pemberton on the unitranche/super senior financing of DPE Deutsche Private Equity’s acquisition of the BE-terna Group
  • Partners Group on the financing of the acquisition of the Schleich Group

Thought Leadership

  • IFLR Cross-border Financing Report 2018 - Germany -  October 18, 2018
“Sources say Thomas Weitkamp ‘knows what he is talking about and is very persuasive with clients.’”
Chambers Global 2018
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
Education
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Koblenz , 2003
  • First German State Exam, University of Trier, 2000
Industries
  • Financial Institutions
Languages
  • German
  • English
Practices
  • Banking
  • Restructuring & Special Situations
  • Private Equity Finance