Dr. Daniel Splittgerber is an associate in the Hamburg office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Finance Department. He is part of the German Restructuring & Special Situations Practice and focuses on complex financial restructurings and financings.
He represents national and international banks, private equity investors and strategic investors and also advises companies in their corporate restructurings and in refinancings. He has experience with out-of-court restructurings as well as insolvency proceedings, refinancings, distressed mergers and acquisitions and debt-to-equity transactions.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Splittgerber worked as a research assistant and assistant lecturer at the Institute for International Business Law of the University of Münster, where he also obtained his doctorate with a thesis on the treatment of enterprise groups under national insolvency law, for which he was awarded the “Harry-Westermann-Preis” for outstanding dissertations by the Faculty of Law.
Dr. Splittgerber’s experience includes advising/representing:
Senior lenders in the debt refinancing and restructuring of a major German retail company
- German metal and steel construction company in its financial and operational restructuring
- German direct marketing company in its financial and operational restructuring
- The Carlyle Group in the acquisition and restructuring of Klenk Holz AG
- Major German shipping group in the financial restructuring of various assets
- Senior Lenders in the restructuring and refinancing of a leading German manufacturing company
- Consortium of German banks in the restructuring and refinancing of a private education company
- HIG and Anchorage as investors in the pre-packed protective shield proceedings and subsequent insolvency plans over 19 German entities of the Walter Services Group