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Matthias Töke

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Matthias Töke is member of Baker McKenzie’s Global Leveraged Finance Steering Committee and advises private equity sponsors, corporates, debt funds, banks and other financial institutions on all aspects of complex domestic and cross-border leveraged buy-out financings, financial restructurings and general corporate financings.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie in April 2022, Matthias was a counsel in the Frankfurt office of a top-tier Wall Street law firm, Head of Rule Enforcement at Deutsche Börse AG and senior associate in the Frankfurt, New York, London and Warsaw offices of a Magic Circle law firm.

Practice Focus

Matthias advises on financing deals across all sectors with particular experience in technology, industry, consumer and healthcare deals.

Matthias is well experienced in all finance instruments involved in a leveraged buy-out including senior structures, senior / super senior (incl. first out/second out) structures, first lien / second lien structures, vendor loans, PIK / HoldCo loans and mezzanine instruments.

Representative Legal Matters

Professional Honors

  • IFLR1000 - "Notable Practitioner" (since 2017)
  • Handelsblatt - "Best Lawyer" (2022, 2023)
  • CHAMBERS Global Guide 2024: Up & Coming for Banking & Finance
  • CHAMBERS Europe Guide 2024: Up & Coming for Banking & Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt


  • Germany (2012)


  • Regional District Court (Landgericht) of Frankfurt (Second State Exam) (2012)
  • University of Marburg (First State Exam) (2008)


  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish