Dr. Maximilian Zembala

Dr. Maximilian Zembala

Senior Associate

Email maximilian.zembala@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 69 96 23 6 0

Fax +49 69 962 36 100

LanguagesGerman, English, Polish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Maximilian Zembala focuses on banking and finance transactions. He advises on all sorts of bilateral and syndicated lendings, such as acquisition finance, asset finance, real estate finance, corporate loans and debt restructurings. His clients are banks, debt funds, insurance companies, private equity firms, investment managers and corporates. 

Maximilian has also gained vast experience in mortgage lending, development finance and loan portfolio transfers. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Maximilian worked for five years for a big British law firm in Frankfurt, Munich and London, most recently as managing associate.

Education and admissions


Dr. iur., Osnabrück University, 2015

Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart, 2011

First State Exam in Law, University of Tuebingen, 2009


German Polish Lawyer Association (DPJV)

Representative experience

Advising DeWAG on the sale of a real estate portfolio to Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE.*

Advising Cerberus on the financing of the acquisition of a shopping centre portfolio from the Secur Group.*

Advising AG Real S.A. on the acquisition of two German real estate portfolios of existing nursing homes.*

Advising DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale on the acquisition of an international distribution centre.*

Advising IVG Institutionals Funds GmbH on the acquisition financing of an office and retail building in Warsaw.*

Advising Athene Holding Ltd. on the acquisition of Delta Lloyd Deutschland AG.*

Advising ING on an acquisition financing of a big office building in Frankfurt.*

Advising CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition financing of a shopping centre in Düsseldorf.*

Advising the Dutch Vion Group regarding the sale of Vion`s ingredients business to the U.S. group Darling.*

Advising Standard Chartered Bank on the €15m financing of the acquisition by Amtek Auto Group of certain companies and assets in the Neumayer Tekfor Group.*

Advising CTDI GmbH on syndicated financing transaction arranged by, amongst others, Commerzbank AG.

Advising Ares Management on unitranche financing of Kohlberg & Company's acquisition of winter sports group Marker Dalbello Völkl.

Advising Berlin Hyp on financing of GEG German Estate Group's acquisition of the Triforum building in Cologne.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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