TSI Partners

Structured Debt Team

Dr Marc Benzler
Partner in the Frankfurt office of Clifford Chance since 2004

Marc Benzler specialises in the area of banking and capital markets, with particular emphasis on regulatory issues including licensing and approval procedures, recovery and resolution planning and regulation of derivatives and financial market infrastructures. He also advises on M&A transactions in the financial sector, on the establishing of banks and branches (including the provision of cross-border services) and on compliance matters. Recently, he advised on the Banking Union and supervision by the ECB as well as on BREXIT related matters.

Tel: +49 (0)69 7199-3304
E-mail: marc.benzleremail@webcliffordchance.com

Gerhard Dreyer Clifford Chance

Gerhard Dreyer
Tax Advisor, Public Certified Auditor, Partner

Gerhard Dreyer specialises in advising banks and financial institutions on the structuring of core capital products and structured finance transactions from the perspective of tax, accounting and banking supervisory law, with a particular focus on innovative financial instruments and derivatives.

Tel: +49 (0)69 7199-1665
E-mail: gerhard.dreyeremail@webcliffordchance.com

Dr. Oliver Kronat Clifford Chance

Dr Oliver Kronat
Lawyer, Tax Advisor, Partner

Oliver Kronat specialises in advising on domestic and cross-border structured financings. His experience includes the securitisation of mail order, leasing and loan receivables (including RMBS and CMBS). He also advises on the restructurings of securitisation and other financing transactions as well as on securitisations by insolvent companies. He is advisor to the True Sale Initiative (Verbriefungsforum).

Tel: +49 (0)69 7199-4575
E-mail: oliver.kronatemail@webcliffordchance.com

Kerstin Schaepersmann Clifford Chance

Kerstin Schaepersmann
Lawyer, Counsel

Kerstin Schaepersmann specialises in German and international structured finance transactions. She advises sponsors, arrangers, lenders, lead managers, issuers and originators on synthetic and cashflow securitisations (including CLOs, CMBS, repackagings and securitisations of trade and lease receivables) and secured loan transactions, as well as the restructuring thereof. She also advises on general bank regulatory questions (including licensing procedures and cross-border banking and investment services as well as regulation of derivatives and financial market infrastructures).

Tel: +49 (0)69 7199-3270
E-mail: kerstin.schaepersmannemail@webcliffordchance.com

Dr. Hubert Schmid Clifford Chance

Dr Hubert Schmid
Lawyer, Tax Advisor, Of Counsel

Hubert Schmid specialises in structuring of domestic as well as cross-border financial products, funding structures and asset-backed transactions as well as regulatory capital products (Tier One/Tier Two structures), including synthetic transactions, securitisation of NPL portfolios and restructurings.

Tel: +49 (0)69 7199-3369
E-mail: hubert.schmidemail@webcliffordchance.com