Dr. Sascha H. Schmidt

Sascha Schmidt's practice focuses on structured finance, particularly as it relates to acquisitions. He predominantly works for arranging banks and equity investors on syndicated leveraged finance transactions in connection with domestic and cross-border acquisitions. He also regularly advises in other areas of banking law, including corporate lending, debt rescheduling, and financial restructuring.

Sascha's experience prior to joining Jones Day in 2013 includes advising: Commerzbank and Raiffeisenbank International in connection with the financing of the acquisition by Findos Investor of the Faist Chemtec Group; Bayern LB, Commerzbank, LBBW, and NordLB as arrangers in connection with a €500 million corporate refinancing; and Steadfast Capital in connection with the financing of its acquisition of Barat Ceramics. In addition, Sascha was seconded to two banks in England and Germany where he was involved in financial restructurings and acquisition, project, and asset financings. [1]