DLA Piper today announces that Dr Wolfram Distler is re-joining the firm as a partner in its Finance practice, based in Frankfurt.
Wolfram joins the firm from Weil, Gotshal & Manges, but was previously a partner in DLA Piper’s Frankfurt office from 2012 until 2017. Wolfram has extensive experience in the areas of acquisition finance, corporate finance, public takeover finance, leveraged buy-outs, unitranche and mezzanine debt as well as financing in the energy and infrastructure sector. He regularly advises national and international companies, banks and other financial institutions, private equity investors and debt funds.
DLA Piper’s Country Managing Partner in Germany, Benjamin Parameswaran, said: “I am delighted to welcome Wolfram back to the firm. His appointment is a key part of our strategy to develop and strengthen our finance offering in Germany. His extensive experience, especially in the area of acquisition financings, perfectly complements our existing capabilities and we are confident that he will make a significant contribution to the team and to our clients.”
Dr Wolfram Distler added: “I am thrilled to have re-joined the firm and look forward to contributing to the future growth of the practice both in Germany and internationally.”