Sven G. Mickisch

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Sven Mickisch handles complex transactions and regulatory matters in the financial services industry, with an emphasis on the banking, specialty lending and financial technology sectors. Mr. Mickisch has significant experience representing financial institutions in mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions, and also has an active practice advising private equity firms investing in the financial services sector.

In addition, he has handled numerous restructurings and recapitalizations involving financial institutions. His representations include the following transactions:

  • American Express, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in their formation of TruSight;
  • Vantiv in its acquisition of Worldpay;
  • Flagstar Bank in its acquisition of a Midwest branch network from Wells Fargo;
  • Yadkin Financial Corporation in its acquisition of NewBridge Bancorp and its sale to F.N.B. Corporation;
  • Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. in its sale to Old National Bancorp, as well as its prior recapitalization, which was implemented via a “prepackaged” bankruptcy process;
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd. in its acquisition of an equity stake in Midwest Rail Corp. from Marubeni Corporation and its investment in GreensLedge Holdings;
  • BNP Paribas in the sale of its oil and gas reserve-based lending business in the U.S. and Canada to Wells Fargo;
  • the special committee of the board of directors of UnionBanCal Corporation in UnionBanCal’s going-private transaction with its parent company, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group;
  • Blackstone Group in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Exeter Finance Corp. and in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Lendmark Financial Services LLC, of certain branch offices and related loan assets from Springleaf Financial;
  • TPG Capital in its acquisition of The Warranty Group, Inc. and its subsequent business combination transaction with Assurant, Inc., its investment in GreenSky Trade Credit, its investment in Varo Money, Inc. and its sale of Direct General Corporation;

Mr. Mickisch also represents major investment banking firms as financial advisors on M&A transactions.


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 2005 (James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
  • LL.B., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2004 (Sir Morris Finer Memorial Prize)

Admissions : New York


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