Dr. Peter Gseller is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group. His practice spans mergers and acquisitions, private equity, growth equity, venture capital and corporate law. He has experience advising on private equity transactions both domestically and cross-border and provides advice to investors on complex leveraged buy-outs, refinancing transactions and general corporate matters.
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  • Compass Partners International and Rodenstock Group, a German manufacturer of high-quality progressive lenses, in connection with the refinancing of Rodenstock’s senior debt with a €395 million cov-lite TLB.*
  • Losberger De Boer Group on its financial and operative restructuring.*
  • OpCapita on its sale of NKD Group to TDR Capital.*
  • Gilde Buy Out Partners in its acquisition of Gundlach Automotive Corporation.*
  • An U.S.-based venture fund in connection with its investment in (1) Marley Spoon, a cooking platform that offers recipes and helps its customers order seasonal ingredients and (2) allmyhomes, a German-based provider of online real estate brokerage services.*
  • Sun Capital Partners on the acquisition of ESIM Chemicals GmbH.*
  • Rodenstock Group in connection with an amendment and extension of its senior debt.*
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Bosal ACPS, a leading manufacturer of tow bars for original equipment manufacturers and suppliers.*
  • Intermediate Capital Group on the acquisition of proALPHA Business Solutions Group, one of the largest providers of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.*
  • Summit Partners on the financing of its acquisition of a majority stake in Elatec, one of the world’s leading suppliers of multi-standard RFID readers, from DPE Deutsche Private Equity.*
  • OpCapita and its portfolio company, NKD, a German discount clothing retailer, in connection with the refinancing of existing indebtedness by way of an asset-based lending facility.*
  • Gilde Buy Out Partners on the senior debt refinancing of their portfolio company, ComCave Group, a provider of occupational re-training and advanced vocational training for adults.*
  • China Merchants Bank Co. Ltd. in a €940 million acquisition facility for Creat’s voluntary public takeover of Biotest AG.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Gseller was director in the investment team of a family office and before that an associate in the finance and restructuring practice at Sidley.

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M.Sc., Finance & Accounting, 2018
FOM - University of Applied Sciences
Second Legal State Exam, 2016
Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf
Ph.D., 2015
University of Augsburg
First Legal State Exam, 2011
University of Augsburg








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