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K&L Gates strengthens its financial group with the incorporation of a partner in Frankfurt | News and events

Frankfurt – Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has incorporated Torsten Limberg as a partner in the Finance area. He joins the firm’s Frankfurt office from Ashurst LLP.

Limberg concentrates his practice in banking and capital markets, as well as domestic and international asset financing. For more than a decade, he has represented credit institutions and financial services providers in complex international factoring transactions with major sellers, such as large publicly traded German companies (DAX, MDAX and TecDAX) and Fortune 500 companies. He also has extensive experience in negotiating loan agreements and debt base financing agreements linked to accounts receivable transactions.

In addition, Limberg advises banks, investment funds and investors on real estate financing with cross-border elements, including mortgage bond lending and senior and mezzanine loans. He also regularly advises on the transfer of loan portfolios in the context of restructurings.

“By welcoming Torsten, K&L Gates further expands its market position in the banking industry,” said Dr. Matthias Grund, Frankfurt partner and co-head of K&L Gates’ financial practice. “His extensive experience will enhance the caliber of services we provide to our clients.”

Limberg’s arrival follows the addition of several new partners who have joined the firm’s global finance practice since January, including Chiara Anceschi and her team in Milan, Claudine Salameh in Sydney and Duc Nguyen and Samuel Kolehmainen in Singapore.

K&L Gates’ global finance practice integrates the many disciplines involved in financing and restructuring transactions in markets and industries around the world. In addition to advising financial institutions, direct lenders, corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors and other market participants on a wide range of financial transactions, lawyers in practice also advise companies, creditors and committees in a variety of insolvency situations. , pre-insolvency and transactional exercise scenarios. The group offers its clients creative and commercial solutions based on deep industry knowledge, market-leading practices and perfect global coordination.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with attorneys located on five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and mid-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs from all major industry groups, as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.