Torsten Schwarze counsels clients on complex financing transactions, including acquisition and real estate finance transactions, restructurings, and derivatives transactions, as well as regulatory matters and compliance issues. His clients include banks, financial service institutions, investment companies, stock and derivatives exchanges, and other companies. He also represents his clients in court and administrative proceedings on compliance and regulatory matters. Torsten is a member of the firm’s LIBOR working group, which acts as its go-to authority on LIBOR transition across a range of jurisdictions and practice areas, and tracks evolving deadlines in relation to LIBOR replacements.
In 2007, Torsten was seconded to Morgan Lewis’s New York office, where he advised clients on securitization, structured finance, and investment law. In that role, he helped clients maintain, obtain, and in some cases, restructure or otherwise work out their investments in different financial products. He previously worked in the legal department of a large international investment bank, where he concentrated on capital markets, derivatives law, and securitizations.
Torsten is fluent in German, English, and Swedish.
A multinational banking group in a 28 million euro ($32 million) loan guarantee facility
A Dutch multinational banking and financial services company with respect to a 25 million euro ($29 million) secured credit agreement for a tire company
Two Dutch banks with respect to an amendment and restatement of a 58 million euro ($67 million) senior facilities agreement in connection with the acquisition of a German online platform provider by a Dutch holding company
A Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation in connection with a 225 million euro ($261 million) senior facilities agreement for a cosmetics company
A global fleet management company in connection with a 20 million euro ($23 million) financing by a large US-headquartered international bank
Two Dutch banks with respect to an amendment and restatement of a 78 million euro ($90 million) senior facilities agreement in connection with the acquisition of a German online platform provider by a Dutch holding company
A Dutch bank in connection with a secured 140 million euro ($162 million) asset-based financing
A consortium of banks with respect to a 145 million euro ($168 million) asset-based financing of a fishing company
A construction machine rental service company with respect to a 243 million euro ($282 million) Schuldschein loan agreement
A construction machine rental service company with respect to a 40 million ($46 million) Schuldschein loan agreement
A German bank with respect to a restructuring of a 50 million euro ($58 million) securitization transaction
A Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation in a restructuring of a 66 million euro (77 million) senior secured financing of a candy company
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg), Germany, 1999, LL.M.