Dr. Tom Beckerhoff

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer)
Partner
Practice Group: Banking & Finance
Practice Group: Private Equity

Tom Beckerhoff is a Banking & Finance Partner and specialises in complex finance transactions. He advises banks, investors and debt funds in relaton to domestic and cross-border leveraged buy-outs, syndicated loans, infrastructure and real estate financings and other structured loan producs.

Tom Beckerhoff is recommended as a leading individual in Germany in the area of syndicated lending and acquisition finance (JUVE 2018 / 2019)

Expertise

  • Acquisition finance / leveraged finance
  • Syndicated loans
  • Unitranche / super senior lending
  • Venture debt
  • Project finance / real estate finance

Career

  • Legal studies at the University of Bonn 
  • Research asistant at the institute for public law at the University of Bonn
  • Stays abroad in New York and London
  • Banking partner and head of German finance practice group of a leading international law firm
  • With Noerr since 2016
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • EMERAM Capital on the financing of the acquisition of ]init[ Group
  • Crescent Capital on the financing of the acquisition of SEMA by VIA Equity as well as the acqusition of ABIT by Marlin Equity
  • Telemos Capital on the refinancing as well as the financing of various add-on acquisitions of Sanoptos Group
  • Kapsch TrafficCom und der CTS EVENTIM on the financing of the project for collection of car toll in Germany
  • Macquarie Capital in relation to the financing of the acquisition of a 49% shareholding in the offshore windpart Baltic II from EnBW
  • CVC Credit, Idinvest und Muzinich on the financing of the acquisition of Halex group by Bencis Capital
  • Argos Wityu on the financing of the acquisition of Aktiv Optik group
  • Ipsen group, a portfolio company of Quadriga Capital, on its refinancng and recapitalisation
  • New Mountain Capital on the financing of the acquisition of the chemicals business of ACETO
  • BayernLB, Commerzbank, DZ Bank and IKB on the financing of the acquisition of E. Winkemann group by Cathay Capital
  • Permira Debt Managers on the refinancing and recapitalisation of diva, an EMERAM Capital portfolio company
  • Bridgepoint in relation to the financing of the acquisition of Bike24
  • Berenberg, Bank of Ireland, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank und NIBC in relation to various LBO related super senior financings
  • UniCredit Bank AG in relation to various syndicated corporate financings, LBO financings and real estate financings
  • BayernLB, Commerzbank, DZ Bank, LBBW and NIBC in relation to various LBO Financings
  • European Investment Bank in relation to various corporate and project financings as well as EGFF growth financings

Distinctions

  • Leading individial for syndicated lending and acquisition finance (JUVE 2018 / 2019) Leading individual in Banking (Who is Who Legal 2019) Recommended expert for Banking & Finance (Chamber 2019)

Selected Publications

  • Treuepflichten bei der Stimmrechtsausübung und Eigenhaftung des Stimmrechtsvertreters, 1994 (dissertation)