Dr. Jasmin Dettmar

Partner

Frankfurt
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
An der Welle 4
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main
T +49 69 79302 121
F +49 69 79302 222
jdettmarwillkie.com

Jasmin Dettmar is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Frankfurt. Jasmin focuses her practice on advising on complex acquisition financings for financial sponsors, debt funds and strategic investors as well as on corporate finance matters and financial restructurings.

Jasmin speaks German and English.

Jasmin Dettmar is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Frankfurt. Jasmin focuses her practice on advising on complex acquisition financings for financial sponsors, debt funds and strategic investors as well as on corporate finance matters and financial restructurings.

Jasmin speaks German and English.

Selected Significant Matters

Jasmin has advised on the following transactions:

Leveraged Finance

  • CVC on its financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in The Quality Group
  • Investec as lender on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in SEMA GmbH by Bregal
  • Investec as lender on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Theobald Software GmbH by Bregal
  • GHO Capital Partners on the acquisition financing of Sanner Group
  • Barings as lender on the acquisition and add-on financing of Analytichem group, a family of companies providing high-quality analytical chemistry and reference materials to laboratories around the world, by Battery Ventures
  • 3i Group on the financing of its investment in MAIT GmbH, a leading provider of innovative and pioneering digital solutions in the DACH region
  • Barings as senior lender on the financing for Sanoptis (Portfolio Company of Telemos)
  • Barings as senior lender on the acquisition financing of ifp Institut für Produktqualität GmbH (ifp), a provider of analytical testing and analysis services of food, feed, water and pharmaceutical, by Battery Ventures
  • SGT Capital on the financing of the acquisition of Utimaco Group from private equity fund EQT Mid Market Europe
  • LGT Private Debt as lender on the additional financing of Skaylink (Portfolio Company of Waterland Private Equity)
  • Arcmont on the acquisition financing of Engelmann Sensor GmbH, a leading European manufacturer of smart heat meters for the sub-metering industry, by DPE Deutsche Private Equity GmbH
  • Arcmont on the recapitalization of STS Group and the acquisition financing of three add-ons in France
  • Barings and further lenders on the introduction of an additional tranche with respect to the facilities agreement of a healthcare services group
  • The consortium formed and led by Meridiam including Strabag and supported by Munich Airport in connection with the successful bid, signing and closing of the concession of the Sofia Airport in the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Questel and its financial sponsors Eurazeo, IK Investment Partners and Raise Investissement on the financing of the acquisition of NovumIP from Paragon Partners
  • HIG Whitehorse on the acquisition financing of Solvay’s Barium, Strontium & Sodium Percarbonate business by Latour Capital
  • Capital Four in a financing in support of IK Investment Partners' acquisition of Alba Baving Group, a provider of infrastructure cleaning and maintenance services for municipalities and business-to-business customers in Germany
  • LGT Private Debt on the acquisition financing of Beck et al., binary and direkt Gruppe by Waterland Private Equity
  • Telemos Capital on the acquisition financing of MedEuropa, a European radiology group
  • Certain debt funds on the second lien refinancing for Aenova Group
  • IK Investment Partners on the acquisition financing of L A P GmbH Laser Applikationen
  • Barings Asset Management as senior lender on the acquisition financing of Sanoptis, a European ophthalmology services group, by Telemos Capital
  • Joh. Berenberg Gossler & Co. KG as super senior lender on the recapitalization of Intelligent Repair Solutions, a portfolio company of Ufenau
  • VivaNeo Deutschland GmbH, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, on the refinancing of is acquisition financing
  • CVC on the acquisition financing of Bosch's packaging technology business unit, one of the leading suppliers of process and packaging technology
  • Diligent Corporation on the acquisition financing of Secure Communication Software Provider Brainloop
  • Permira Credit Solutions in the financing for Vitruvian Partners’ acquisition of Berlin-based healthcare staffing company doctari
  • Permira Credit Solutions on its unitranche financing for Vitruvian's acquisition of Techno Group
  • Ardian on its senior/super senior acquisition financing for CCC Group
  • HBC on its agreement with SIGNA Retail Holdings to combine HBC Europe with Germany's Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH, creating Germany's leading retailer with annual revenue in excess of €5 billion, and the sale to SIGNA of 50% of HBC's German real estate assets to form a 50-50 real estate joint venture with SIGNA valued at €3.25 billion
  • A-Rosa River Cruise, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity on the refinancing of their ship financing
  • 3i-backed ATESTEO on €90 million refinancing/recapitalization
  • Ardian on its acquisition financing of SLV from Cinven
  • TA Associates on its acquisition financing of think project!
  • 3i Group plc on its acquisition financing of Formel D
  • Schenck Process on its €455 million refinancing of existing senior and mezzanine acquisition facilities 
  • Hudson’s Bay Company on its €2.82 billion cross-border acquisition financing of Galeria Kaufhof
  • Dexter, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, on its acquisition financing of AL-KO Vehicle Technology

Financial Restructuring

  • Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft as coordinator of the coordinating committee of senior lenders on the restructuring of the BASLER Group*
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland, UniCredit Bank AG and other banks on the recapitalisation of Premiere AG/Sky Deutschland AG and on subsequent financing measures*
  • Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft and the steering committee on the financing and subsequent restructuring of RailOne*
  • Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and other banks in connection with the financing of Schaeffler KG's public bid for Continental AG as well as in relation to the subsequent restructuring of the acquisition facilities*
  • Financing bank on the restructuring of a real estate portfolio in Belgium*
  • Financing bank on the restructuring of a wind farm in Croatia*

Corporate Lending

  • REpower Systems SE on its €750 million syndicated multicurrency L/G and euro revolving credit facilities agreement to refinance existing facilities*
  • Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft on the €100 million revolving credit facility for ZF Lenksysteme GmbH*
  • Financing banks on the €4 billion revolving credit facility for RWE AG*
  • Commerbank Aktiengesellschaft on the financing of an international market leader in medical technology*
  • Financing banks on the €300 million revolving credit facility for a German globally active precious metals and technology company*




*Ms. Dettmar advised on some of these matters at her prior firms.


Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • Chambers Global (2022) ranks Jasmin as a leading practicioner in the area Banking & Finance with clients appreciating her for being "very thorough, and she really puts herself in our shoes to see what we need to do. She is very fast and offers high-quality service".
  • Handelsblatt frequently lists Jasmin as top lawyer for Banking & Finance.

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Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • Chambers Global (2022) ranks Jasmin as a leading practicioner in the area Banking & Finance with clients appreciating her for being "very thorough, and she really puts herself in our shoes to see what we need to do. She is very fast and offers high-quality service".
  • Handelsblatt frequently lists Jasmin as top lawyer for Banking & Finance.
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