Paul-Vincent Hahn

Dr. Paul-Vincent Hahn
Managing Associate



T: +49 40 800 084 0
D: +49 40 800 084 310
M: +49 151 440 48 666

Summary Open

Paul-Vincent is a Managing Associate in the Banking & Finance group in the Hamburg office of Watson Farley & Williams.

He specialises in project and acquisition finance and restructuring transactions. Paul also advises on banking, investment and financial services regulation.

Experience Open

    Paul’s experience includes advising:
    • HSH Nordbank AG on the €64.5m long-term financing of the Danish solar park Vandel, which consists of 126 solar PV installations and has been built by European Energy A/S with a total capacity of 50.4 MW.
    • BayernLB in connection with the financing of eight solar PV plants with a total capacity of 40 MW at five sites across England and Wales.
    • HSH Nordbank AG on several project financing in France.
    • A consortium of international banks, consisting of Banco Santander, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, KfW, KfW IPEX-Bank, Natixis and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on the financing of the offshore wind farm project ”Veja Mate” (400 MW) with a financial volume of more than €1bn.
    • Refinancing of German solar plant cluster.
    • Restructuring of Spanish solar portfolio and cross border buy-out of minority stake holder.
    • HSH Nordbank AG rolling stock financing.
    • Acquisition financing for the purchase of, amongst others, a portfolio company and IT service company and scaffold builder.
    • Körber AG on the financing of working capital facilities for the group through framework contracts with Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and HSBC.
    • German top tier bank in connection with debt fund / joint venture structuring and portfolio transaction.
    • Investment products and AIF pursuant to German investment and financial services regulation in the energy and real estate sector (including its legal structuring, the drafting / review of prospectus and coordination with BaFin).

Education Open

  • 2014: Second State Exam, Berlin
  • 2013: Doctorate (Dr. jur.), University of Münster
  • 2010: First State Exam, Bremen

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • 2014: Schutz vor “Look-alikes”: unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des § 5 II UWG (Dissertation)

Employment Record Open

  • 2015: Secondment to a large commercial bank in Germany
  • 2014 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams


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