Christine is dedicated to providing her clients with comprehensive, excellent legal advice combined with a deep understanding of the economics of the deal and actual business needs. Her long-standing transaction experience and deep market insights are huge assets, in particular in high-end cross-border transactions.

Christine’s work is focused on Banking and Finance. She advises on complex national and international financings in private equity transactions and in particular on acquisition financings and refinancings. Christine has also advised on a considerable number of financial restructurings.

Her clients mainly include large private equity firms as well as their portfolio companies from various industries.

IFLR1000 recognizes Christine as a “notable practitioner” in their 2019 edition for her banking & finance work.

Christine studied law in Heidelberg, Passau and Mannheim and obtained her Master‘s Degree (LL.M.) at the University of Waikato/New Zealand.

Before joining Orrick in 2018, she had been a partner at another international law firm.

  • Christine’s experience inter alia includes:

    • Bain Capital and Cinven on their EUR 5.4 billion public takeover of German pharmaceutical group STADA, the largest private equi-ty transaction in Germany*
    • Coordinating committee of first lien lenders of Jack Wolfskin on the comprehensive financial restructuring*
    • Senvion Group in connection with its offering of EUR 400 million 3.875% senior secured notes due 2022 and an amendment and restatement of its EUR 950 million revolving credit and guarantee facilities agreement*
    • Intermediate Capital Group on the refinancing and acquisition of nora systems group*
    • Centerbridge as largest lender to the APCOA Group in relation to the refinancing and restructuring of APCOA*
    • Tele Columbus in its recent financings*

    *matter handled prior to joining Orrick