Barbara Mayer-Trautmann


F +49 89.25559.3700


Maximilianstraße 15
80539 Munich

T +49 89.25559.3729

F +49 89.25559.3700

Barbara Mayer-Trautmann is a member of the firm’s Banking and Leveraged Finance Group.

Barbara Mayer-Trautmann specializes in leveraged finance and infrastructure finance. Other areas of expertise include corporate investment grade and sub-investment grade lending as well as financial restructuring. She advises sponsors and corporate borrowers as well as (direct) lenders on all aspects of acquisition finance, infrastructure finance, syndicated lending and financial restructuring.

Her recent representations include advising sponsors, corporate borrowers and lenders on:

  • German and international leveraged buyouts.
  • Infrastructure financings (regulated and non-regulated industries).
  • Investment grade and sub-investment grade credit.
  • Unitranche and Super Senior credit facilities.
  • Credit facilities embedded in multi-layered capital structures, first-out/second-out, Private Placements, PIK, TLB and capital market (High Yield bond and Nordic bond) instruments.

Barbara Mayer-Trautmann is currently listed in JUVE as a “Leading Name in Bank Lending and Acquisition Finance” as well as in Chambers Europe and Chambers Global as a top practitioner in Banking and Finance. Recently, she was mentioned as one of the 100 most influential women in Germany in the German business daily, Handelsblatt.

Prior to joining Milbank, she spent almost 20 years as a partner at a “Magic Circle” law firm.
Barbara Mayer-Trautmann studied law at the University of Munich and is admitted to the German Bar as well as a solicitor in England and Wales. She is fluent in both German and English.

Additional Details
  • Bavaria, Second State Exam
  • University of Munich, First State Exam
  • Germany
  • Solicitor (England & Wales)