Cora Grannemann, a counsel in the Finance Department of Latham & Watkins' Frankfurt office, advises German and international clients on national and cross-border transactions, including leveraged buyouts, strategic acquisition, financial restructurings, and corporate lending within German and English law, helping clients to successfully address all aspects of their financing needs. She focuses on forward-looking leveraged buyouts and corporate finance transactions featuring complex and innovative structures, including bank/bond and covenant-lite.

Ms. Grannemann also lectures on "Introduction to English Law" at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Ms. Grannemann's experience includes advising:

Private Equity Driven Transactions

  • Alanta Health Group on the refinancing of existing loans
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of CeramTec GmbH by BC Partners
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of Polytech Health & Asthetics GmbH by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
  • Bank consortium on the financing of the acquisition of the ZytoService Group by IK Investment Partners
  • Bank consortium on syndicated facilities for Stabilus S.A. including a bridge-to-equity facility and an acquisition facility
  • BC Partners on the financing of the acquisition of PlusServer GmbH
  •  Triton on the:    
    • Acquisition financing of All4Labels
    • Acquisition financing of the cathode, furnace linings, and carbon electrodes (CFL/CE) business of SGL Carbon, the first covenant-lite unitranche transaction in the German market

Corporate Loans

  • Bank consortium on the refinancing of the Schenck Group
  • Bank consortium on the extension of existing revolving credit facilities totaling €4.7 billion for TUI
  • Befesa on extending the term of its credit lines until 2026
  • Cheplapharm on:
    • The increase and adjustment of credit lines
    • Its refinancing
  • Goldman Sachs on the refinancing of AVS
  • Pfleiderer on the refinancing of their existing senior secured notes and revolving credit facility

Bar Qualification

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


  • Bar Exam (Germany), Higher Regional Court, Düsseldorf, 2011
  • Master of Laws, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, 2003
  • Legal Practice Course, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2002
  • BA, Law with Italian Law, St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English