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Dr. Philipp von Randow

Dr. Philipp von Randow

Dr. Philipp von Randow


Position: Partner (retired; Finance / Restructuring & Insolvency)

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Expertentyp: Berater, Referent, Autor, Aufsichtsrat / Beirat

Muttersprache: Deutsch

Fremdsprachen: Englisch, Arabisch, Französisch

Aufrufe gesamt: 22719, letzte 30 Tage: 184


Esperantostrasse 12

60598 Frankfurt (Main)


Telefon: +49-170-85-99-713

Dr. Philipp von Randow

Philipp von Randow is a retired partner of Latham & Watkins LLP, a global law firm providing high-end legal advice in complex business transactions. From 2002 to 2013, he was resident in the firm's Frankfurt office. From 2009 to 2011, he was chair of the firm’s Middle East Finance Department in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha and resident in the firm's Qatar office. 

Dr. von Randow focused on the representation of banks and corporations on capital markets law, debt financings and out-of-court restructurings as well as insolvency law. 

Furthermore, Dr. von Randow has served as an advisor to the German Ministry of Justice on the modernization of German bondholder law.

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins LLP, Dr. von Randow headed the banking and restructuring practice in one of the largest independent law firms in Germany. He lectured on corporate, banking and finance law at the Universities of Osnabrück and Hamburg and is well known in the German banking community as a result of numerous publications on capital markets, corporate governance and corporate finance topics. Philipp von Randow served also as a John M. Olin Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School from 1990 to 1992.

His representative matters include representing:

- State of Qatar as issuer of its $ 10.0 billion Sovereign Bonds 2009

- Advising Qatar regulators and financial institutions on the introduction of new regulatory mechanisms and products

- Bayer AG in its issue of € 2.3 billion Subordinated Mandatory Convertible Bonds due 2009;

- Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) as arranger and the dealer group in the structuring and negotiation of NORD/LB's €25 billion MTN-program;

- Arrangers, lenders, as well as senior lender committees in restructurings of major German automotive suppliers and other companies, including debt-equity-swaps.


Philipp von Randow's expertise comprises the design and negotiation of financial covenants, credit agreements, bonds, and other debt financings; out-of-court restructurings (including debt buybacks, debt-for-debt exchanges, debt-to-equity-swaps), cross-border insolvency; cash-flow- and debt-capacity analysis. 

Dr. von Randow is a regular speaker on conferences and semniars on restructuring and insolvency issues and on the drafting, design and analysis of financial covenants

Philipp von Randow is member of the Insolvency Law Reform Working Group of the European High Yield Association (EHYA) and of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).