Nikolaus Vieten is a partner in the Frankfurt am Main office of Hengeler Mueller. He received a diploma in business administration and his legal education from the University of Wuerzburg and he obtained a doctoral degree for a thesis on constitutional limits to taxation from the University of Cologne. His practice areas include syndicated lending and acquisition finance as well as loan portfolio transactions. From 2005 to 2008, he worked as a director in a principal investment area of a leading international investment bank in London.