Alexandra Hagelüken advises creditors and borrowers on complex national and cross-border financings, drawing on more than two decades of experience with German and English law transactions. Ms. Hagelüken formerly served as Co-Vice Chair of the firm’s Global Finance Department.

Ms. Hagelüken regularly advises on:

  • Acquisition financing transactions
  • Infrastructure financings
  • Financial restructurings
  • General corporate lending

She excels at establishing long-term relationships with clients who value her pragmatic and unflappable approach. With a keen knowledge of both the products and the players in the German market, she has become a trusted advisor for clients pursuing landmark and innovative deals.


Ms. Hagelüken has earned widespread recognition for her practice work. Financial News lists her among the Fifty Most Influential Lawyers 2022. Handelsblatt Best Lawyers named her Lawyer of the year for Banking & Finance 2019. She is ranked Band 1 by Chambers Europe Germany 2023, and has been recognized by JUVE 2022/2023, IFLR1000 2023, Who's Who Legal Germany 2023, and The Legal 500 Deutschland 2023.

Ms. Hagelüken’s representative expertise includes advising:

  • NORMA Group on the placement of an ESG-linked promissory note loan
  • Porsche on its €2.5 billion sustainability-linked syndicated financing
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the public takeover of Stada AG, the largest private equity transaction in Germany with an overall value of €5.4 billion
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of CeramTec GmbH by BC Partners 
  • Bank consortium on the financing of all shares in Thermamax Group by Capvis 
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of PlusServer GmbH by BC Partners
  • Bank consortium on the financing of Henkel 
  • Bank consortium on the refinancing of KAEFER Group (loan - bond) 
  • Cheplapharm on its refinancing 
  • Kaffee Partner Holding on its refinancing 
  • Kongsberg on its refinancing (bonds and super senior revolving facility)
  • Triton on the financing of the acquisition of cathode, furnace linings, and carbon electrodes (CFL/CE) business of SGL Carbon, the first covenant-lite unitranche  transaction in the German market

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Rechtsanwältin (Germany)


  • Master of Laws, McGill University
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Bamberg
  • First State Exam, University of Wuerzburg

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian