Dr Bernd Egbers

Dr Bernd Egbers is a partner in the Munich office of Renzenbrink & Partner and is leading the Banking & Finance department. He advises national and international clients in relation to complex domestic and cross-border finance and financial restructuring transactions, including acquisition finance, leveraged buy-outs and direct lending. Bernd represents private equity funds, debt funds and financial institutions as well as (international) corporates and banks.

Before joining Renzenbrink & Partner, Bernd was heading the banking and finance department at Ashurst LLP in Munich and was a member of the international board. Prior to that, he gained working experience at Norton Rose and Linklaters.

  • Awarded by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt as
    „Lawyer of the Year for Banking & Finance (2021 and 2022)“

Admission:
Rechtsanwalt, 2003

Education:
First State Exam, University of Münster, 1999
Dr. jur., University of Münster, 2001
Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, 2003

Chambers Global Guide and Chambers Europe 2021:
Nominated among “Top 30 Lawyers” for Banking & Finance – Germany

Bernd Egbers is a well-known and experienced practitioner who is particularly versed in leveraged finance transactions. He assists private equity firms and debt funds as well as corporates and banks with LBOs, acquisition finance and direct lending. According to a market source, “he has a high commercial understanding of transactions. Through his experience, he quickly understands the main points and leads his clients through the process.”

Chambers Europe – Banking & Finance – Germany:
Bernd Egbers is best known for his expertise in refinancing, acquisition financing and corporate loans. One client highly values him for his “strong technical knowledge and commercial awareness.”

Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt:
“Lawyer of the Year” for Banking & Finance (2021 and 2022)
“Lawyer of the Year” for Leveraged Buy-Outs (2019)
Recommended by his peers for Banking & Finance (2012 – 2022)

Chambers:
Recommended Lawyer for Banking & Finance (2014 – 2021)
“Clients value him for his strong negotiation skills and his economic awareness with a pragmatic and solution orientated approach” (2018)
“leads negotiations very well”
(2017)

Juve:
Recommended Lawyer for Banking & Finance (2009 – 2019)
Valued as “real expert” and “extremely competent and commercial”

Legal 500:
Recommended Lawyer for Banking & Finance (2012 – 2021)
Valued for “excellent commercial understanding and strong negotiation skills in deadlock situations”

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