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BEITEN BURKHARDT expands Munich finance team with expert from Ashurst

Munich, 01 September 2016 - The international law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT continues to expand its Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice with an experienced attorney from Ashurst. Petra Fendt will become partner and join the firm's Munich office on 01 September this year. Mrs. Fendt was previously counsel in Ashurst's finance department in Frankfurt.

With the addition of Petra Fendt, the firm is strengthening its finance team around Munich Partner Michael Ziegler. "With Mrs. Fendt, we have won one of the leading experts in loan portfolio transactions, specifically the acquisition and sale of performing and non-performing loans. She advises banks and international investors on such transactions, including their financing and securitisation. In addition, Mrs. Fendt has vast experience with real estate finance. She ideally complements our profile and will help further intensify the work across offices and practice groups at BEITEN BURKHARDT", comments Michael Ziegler.

Prior to joining Ashurst in 2012, Petra Fendt worked as a finance expert with Mayer Brown for eight years.

"Mrs. Fendt is an excellent addition to our finance practice, one of the firm's growth areas, which we have continuously expanded over the past years", says Dr. Dirk Tuttlies, head of the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice at BEITEN BURKHARDT.

Michael Ziegler
Phone: +49 89 35065 – 1441

Public Relations:
Frauke Reuther
Phone: +49 69 75 60 95 – 570


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