CMS Hasche Sigle bolsters debt bench

German commercial law firm CMS Hasche Sigle has hired a partner from Linklaters to lead its Frankfurt-based debt finance team.

CMS Hasche Sigle has strengthened its banking and finance practice area with the addition of Oliver Dreher.

Dreher joins the Frankfurt-based commercial law firm from Linklaters as a partner. He becomes head of CMSHS’ debt capital markets team.

At Linklaters, Dreher played a key role in developing the firm’s debt capital markets and structured products business, first as an associate and then later as a partner.

Andreas Zanner, partner and head of the CMSHS’ equity capital market team, said in a statement: “Debt capital markets is playing an increasingly key role in our capital markets practice due to the growing importance of this kind of corporate finance.”