Tobias Weise

Tobias Weise



T: +49 40 800 084 0
D: +49 40 800 084 315
M: +49 151 440 48 667

Summary Open

Tobias is an Associate in the Banking & Finance group in the Hamburg office of Watson Farley & Williams.

Tobias advises on domestic and cross-border bilateral and syndicated lending and debt restructurings, as well as on bank and corporate bonds (public offers & private placements), registered bonds and derivatives.

Recent transactions include the restructuring of a loan portfolio, the purchase and transfer of loan portfolios and extensive debt restructurings.

Experience Open

    Tobias’ experience includes advising:
    • KKR Credit on the acquisition of a portfolio of shipping loans originated by NORD/LB with an initial total volume of about US$1.5bn including up to 100 ships, and the formation of a shipping portfolio management company, designed to be open for use by third-party banks for their portfolio management.
    • Several German banks on a debt restructuring regarding a group of shipping companies.
    • German and international banks on various (re)financings.
    • On the issuing of several registered notes (Namensschuldverschreibungen) by a stock listed German corporate.
    • On the issuing mutitranche-registered notes (Namensschuldverschreibungen)
    • On the EUR€75m Schuldschein loan issued by an EU region. 
    • A German bank in series of restructuring and refinancing transactions in the shipping sector.
    • Several private equity funds on the purchase and financing of new-build and second-hand tonnage.

Education Open

  • 2013: Second State examination, Higher Regional Court Celle/Lower Saxony
  • 2011: First State examination, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Hamburg Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • 2014 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2013 – 2014: White & Case, Hamburg

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