Global law firm Mayer Brown advised a consortium of banks on the issuance und placement of a EUR 500 m Mortgage Pfandbrief of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG due 18 January 2018 (issue date 18 January 2012). The Mortgage Pfandbrief has a fixed interest rate of 2,250 per cent. p.a. The syndicate of banks included BNP Paribas, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg as Joint Lead Managers and Danske Bank A/S, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main and WGZ BANK AG Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank as Co-Lead Managers.

The Mayer Brown team working on the transaction included partners Dr. Jochen Seitz (lead) and Peter Maier (both Capital Markets, Frankfurt), as well as associate Markus Schenk (Capital Markets, Frankfurt). Jochen Seitz and his Team are advising Commerzbank in relation to transactions in which Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG is the issuer for several years now.