Dr. Patrick Mittmann

Dr. Patrick Mittmann

Partner, Frankfurt

Email patrick.mittmann@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 69 962 36 411

Fax +49 69 962 36 100

LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Spanish

Practice groupFinance

Patrick Mittmann is highly regarded amongst his clients for his "consideration of the industry specifics as well as the characteristics of the relevant asset and the regulatory requirements of the lenders."

Legal 500 Germany, 2018

Patrick Mittmann is an experienced banking and finance lawyer. He advises banks and non-bank lenders as well as private equity firms, corporations and other institutional borrowers on all sorts of lending transactions and transfers of loan portfolios.

Whether it is a real estate financing, a corporate loan, an acquisition financing, a commodity financing, a debt restructuring or a loan portfolio transfer, Patrick knows the techniques that will bring your deal successfully across the line.

In particular, Patrick is an acknowledged authority in all kinds of real estate financing, e.g. portfolio financing, real estate share deals, development financing and hotel financing, including, in each case, the specific requirements of non-bank lenders such as debt funds and insurance companies.

Patrick is known for his understanding of the commercial drivers of a deal, a profound understanding of the legal issues at hand and a pragmatic approach, a combination which helps to achieve economic results without incurring unnecessary legal risks. 

Aside from working as a lawyer with three top tier law firms, Patrick was trained as an investment banker working with J.P. Morgan and worked as in-house legal counsel of a private equity firm in Frankfurt. He gathered international experience working for two years in the New York office of a major New York law firm.

Awards and recognitions


Leading lawyer for Real Estate Finance – Tier 4
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions


Dr. iur., University of Cologne, 1999

Second State Exam in Law, Ministry of Justice North Rhine-Westphalia, 1999

First State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Cologne, 1995

Representative experience

Advising the financing banks (Deutsche Hypo, Berlin Hyp and HSH Nordbank et al.) on the €960m financing of DIC Asset AG's real estate portfolio.

Advising Berlin Hyp AG on its acquisition financing of the Triforum in Cologne with German Estate Group.

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

Advising BerlinHyp AG on the financing of the IBC Towers in Frankfurt am Main for GEG German Estate Group (overall investment volume: €400m).

Advising Permira and Investec on the €127,5m super senior and unitranche facilities provided for the refinancing of the Autovista group.

Advising CAERUS Debt Investments AG on the financing of a hotel portfolio for HR Group.

Advising Grover (formerly ByeBuy) on the non-recourse financing of a portfolio of leased electronic devices.

Advising Immeo Group on numerous real estate financings including the refinancing of a €1.15bn CMBS structure by BerlinHyp, BayernLB, LBBW and DG Hyp.

Advising GrandCity Group on the refinancing of W Hotel in Amsterdam by pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank.

Advising Daimler AG on the acquisition financing in respect of Nokia HERE.

Advising Helaba and LBB on the financing of the premium real estate development One Goethe Plaza in Frankfurt am Main.

Advising GLOBUS group on a €150m corporate loan granted by a bank syndicate led by Commerzbank and LBBW.

Advising GrandCity Group on negotiating a sale-and-lease-back agreement with W.P.Carey by way of a share deal for the development of the Wyndham Stuttgart Airport Messe.

Advising GrandCity Group on a sale-and-lease-back agreement with W.P.Carey by way of a share deal for the development of the Roomers Hotel, Landsberger Str. in Munich.

Advising German insurance companies on the financing of three shopping centers and an office building.

Advising Mitsubishi Corporation on the financing of grid connections for offshore wind parks in a joint venture with TenneT.

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