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Dr. Frank Laudenklos


Corporate and acquisition financing | Energy | Leveraged finance | Real estate | Telecommunications |

Calm, pragmatic, very assertive.

Client, JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms

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About Dr. Frank Laudenklos

Frank specialises in banking finance transactions, in particular acquisition finance, leveraged buy-outs, syndicated lending, real estate finance and financial restructurings.

He represents borrowers and lenders in all areas of debt financing.

Frank speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising KfW on the issuance of a revolving credit line for Uniper SE in the amount of €2 billion in the wake of the energy crisis

  • Advising KfW on the issuance of a revolving credit line of up to €9.8 billion for Gazprom Germania GmbH to secure gas supply in Germany

  • Advising KfW on the issuance of a revolving credit line for VNG AG with regard to margin payments against the background of volatile gas and energy markets

  • Advising TUI AG on one of the first loan financings by KfW under the KfW COVID special programme in the amount of €1.8 billion

  • Advising Deutsche Bank AG as lead bank in connection with the €9 billion financing for Deutsche Lufthansa AG, of which part (€3 billion) was provided as part of a KfW financing (against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic)



  • University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Dr iur)
  • Studies of law and philosophy in Frankfurt am Main and Vienna


  • published by Eilers/Rödding/Schmalenbach (2014) Co-author of "Handbuch der Unternehmensfinanzierung" (Manual of Corporate Financing)

  • published by Hasselbach/Nawroth/Rödding (2020) Co-author of "Beck'sches Holding Handbuch"

  • • published by Nico B. Rottke (2008) Co-author of "Real Estate Capital Markets"