Press release | 11/2/23
SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz expands financing practice with Dr. Ilja Baudisch
SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz continues its growth track and adds Dr. Ilja Baudisch as a new partner in the area of banking and finance law as of 1 November 2023. Together with the recent partner appointment of Dr. Andreas Herr, this addition represents a significant expansion and strengthening of the firm's banking and finance practice.
Dr. Ilja Baudisch (44) is a proven expert with more than 14 years of experience in all areas of credit financing, in particular national and international financing transactions, financings in connection with corporate legal measures, combined bank/bond financings as well as financial restructurings and insolvency law issues. His practice focuses on advising banks, alternative lenders, corporates and financial investors in connection with syndicated loans, promissory note loans and acquisition financings, including most recently a number of public takeover financings. Dr. Baudisch joins the firm from the international law firm Allen & Overy.
Dr. Baudisch is based at SZA's Munich and Frankfurt offices and will work closely with the financing team around Dr. Dietrich Stiller and Dr. Andreas Herr. SZA Schilling Zutt & Anschütz already regularly advises on national and international project and export financings as well as on financings in the energies sector. With the significant expansion of its financing practice through the addition of two new partners at its Frankfurt and Munich offices, the firm is strengthening its offering in the area of corporate finance as well as in other important financing fields such as project and export finance and advice on sustainability aspects in the context of financing transactions.
"With Dr. Ilja Baudisch, a leading finance expert is joining our team. With his extensive experience in corporate finance, he is an ideal addition to our financing practice," says Senior Partner Professor Dr. Jochem Reichert. "The significant expansion of our financing team with two new partners is in line with our strategy to further expand our presence in this growth area," emphasizes Partner Dr. Marc Löbbe.
Dr. Baudisch adds: "I am extremely pleased to be joining the team at SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz. I look forward to an outstanding professional and personal environment and to using my expertise to further develop the financing practice. SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz is one of the leading independent German commercial law firms and offers a first-class platform for this."
SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz has been one of the most respected German business law firms for over one century. With its lawyers and offices in Frankfurt, Mannheim, Munich, and Brussels, the firm advises national and international clients on all complex legal issues arising in business.