Carli, Winfried M.

Winfried M. Carli


Winfried M. Carli represents national and international financial institutions, sponsors and corporate borrowers in domestic and cross-border bank financing and restructuring matters, with a focus on acquisition financings, bank/bond financings, project financings, real estate financings and general banking matters. Mr. Carli joined the firm in New York in 2000 and is now a member of the Frankfurt finance team. Mr. Carli is cited as one of the leading banking and finance lawyers in Germany in the most recent editions of IFLR 1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe and ranked among "Germany's Best Lawyers 2016" by Handelsblatt.

Selected Experience

  • SportGroup, owned by private equity house Equistone Partners Europe, on a financing transaction with Terra Firma
  • Consortium of banks on the refinancing of WITTE Automotive GmbH
  • Borrowers on the financing of the acquisition of ARWE Group by Luxempart S.A. and BIP Investment Partners S.A.
  • EMERAM on the financing of the acquisition of Drahtzug Stein Holding and frostkrone Group
  • SEB on the financing of the acquisition of exocad by The Carlyle Group


  • University of Munich
  • New York University, LL.M., 2000, Fulbright Scholar 


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