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Peter Hoegen


Frankfurt am Main

Hoegen Peter
Peter Hoegen


Frankfurt am Main

Peter heads the German Restructuring Group.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2000 he worked for more than 10 years in various roles for a major German banking group e.g. in Berlin, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Cologne.

He has extensive experience in the areas of general banking and finance law, national and cross-border acquisition finance and corporate lending, project and real estate finance as well as restructuring and insolvency law.

Peter is a lecturer at the ILF (Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main) and regularly publishes in leading journals and books.

News & insights

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Publications: 21 FEBRUARY 2020

Indonesia introduces new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and refine M&A in the banking sector

The OJK introduced new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and address certain existing uncertainties in executing bank M&A.

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Publications: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

Ineffectiveness of repayment of financing and ineffectiveness of establishing security pursuant to Art. 127.3 of Bankruptcy Law

In their podcast, Weronika Groskrejc and Artur Rutkowski, banking and finance lawyers at Allen & Overy Warsaw, try to answer the question in what circumstances it is permissible to repay debt and establish security so as not to violate the rules of hardening period under Art. 127.3 of Bankruptcy Law. Listen to the podcast.

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News: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O retains title as leading global transactional law firm for sixth year

Allen & Overy advised on more deals during 2019 than any other law firm in the world. According to data from Refinitiv and Dealogic, A&O advised on 17% more deals than its nearest competitor across global DCM, ECM, M&A, loans and project finance.

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News: 18 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O’s U.S. Leveraged Finance practice receives top 10 rankings across several categories from Debtwire

Our New York team remains among the leading advisers across the North American leveraged finance market, according to data published by Debtwire.

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Banking and Finance





Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 1989


Second German Law Degree, 1988

First German Law Degree, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn, 1985

Published work

Hoegen P., Kranz C. (2018) "Die Zusammenarbeit der Gläubigerausschüsse", article in NZI supplement, 2018, 20

Hoegen P. (2017) "Neue Insolvenzverordnung", article in FAZ, 20/06/2017

Hoegen P. (2017) "Schutz für Sanierungsfinanzierungen", article in NZI-Sonderbeilage, 01/2017

Hoegen P. (2017) "Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions: Prozess, Kaufpreisgestaltung, Begrenzung der Haftungsrisiken", article in Handbuch Unternehmensrestrukturierung, Springer Verlag

Hoegen P. (2013) "Das Steering Committee als Navigator in der Krise", article in Platow, 12/06/2013

Hoegen P. (2012) "Konsensualer Königsweg", INDAT-Report 07-2012

Hoegen P. (2012) "Eng verflochten", Beitrag in Jahrbuch 2012 Restrukturierung

Hoegen P., Raupach K. (2010) "Trust Agreements (Treuhandverträge) as Restructuring Tools", article in

Hoegen P. (2008) "Das neue Überschuldungskonzept ist ein altes", article in Börsen-Zeitung, 25/11/2008

Hoegen P. (2006) "Bank- und Finanzrecht - alles andere als langweilig", article in Azur, 11/2006

Hoegen P. (2005) "Appetit auf Übernahmen ist nicht gestillt", article in Handelsblatt 16/11/2005

Hoegen P. (2005) "'The new German Pfandbrief Act", brochure for Bundesverband Öffentlicher Banken Deutschlands (VOEB) and Allen & Overy LLP

Hoegen P. (2004) "Handbook 'European Cross Border Insolvency", Sweet & Maxwell

Hoegen P. (2004) "Participation in Survey conducted by The World Bank which was published in Doing Business in 2004: Understanding Regulation"

Hoegen P. (2004) "Das Qualitätsprofil des Pfandbriefs ist verbessert", Börsenzeitung, 14/04/2004

Hoegen P. (2004) "Germany waits for 'Big Bang' (distressed investing)", article in globalturnaround

Hoegen P. (2003) "Insolvency-remoteness of voluntary over-collateralisation", memorandum in - Pfandbrief - Pfandbriefrecht - HBG Beiträge, 14/11/2003

Hoegen P. (2003) "Senior Subordinate (A/B) Mortgage Structures: An Easy Entry by German Mortgage Banks into the US Real Estate Market", Real Estate Finance, A08/2003

Hoegen P. (2002) "European Insolvency Law Survey: Germany", article in globalturnaround