Heinrich Knepper joined Hengeler Mueller in 1995 and became a partner in 2001. He specialises in banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as restructuring transactions. He studied law in Regensburg and Paris. He has advised numerous corporate clients as well as private equity clients, banks and other financial investors on acquisition finance, M&A transactions, as well as general balance sheet lending transactions (both leveraged and investment grade) and acquisition financings. Recent transactions include advising Goldman Sachs in connection with the acquisition of the Lindorff Group, including advice on the acquisition financing by way of a credit agreement and notes, the acquisition of LR Health & Beauty Systems by the private equity firms Bregal and Quadriga, including in particular advice on the financing by way of a leveraged acquisition financing, a €1.9 billion financing of a German off-shore wind park by way of a combined senior, mezzanine and equity financing, the refinancing of the Cura Healthcare Group. Heinrich Knepper is also a long-term adviser of the INEOS Group in its senior loan and high-yield financings.