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What the team is known for

Respected team active in both the restructuring and insolvency administration areas. Offers expertise in financial restructurings, group financings and bridge loan financings as well as pre-insolvency and insolvency plan proceedings. Additionally offers advice on distressed transactions and liability risks to insolvency administrators, shareholders and debtors. Attracts praise for its cross-border capabilities. Acts for both creditors and debtors across various industry sectors.

Strengths

Highlighting the firm's cross-border capabilities, one interviewee observes: "CMS distinguishes itself through its insolvency administrator expertise."

Appreciating the firm's speed, one client applauds: "The support in restructurings we received from CMS was very fast, customer-oriented and efficient. As such, it helped us significantly to mitigate risks," adding: "The relevant lawyers were very well aligned and at any point in time we could get fast and proper help."

Work highlights

Acted as insolvency administrator for Maple Bank.

Notable practitioners

Alexandra Schluck-Amend acts for SMEs and large corporate debtors, shareholders and management on distressed financing transactions, out-of-court liquidation, management buyouts and M&A, as well as liability issues and comprehensive group restructurings. A client enthuses: "Not only has she got technical expertise but she also excels at getting things done, convincing people and achieving an outcome that was good for us."

Michael Frege is regularly appointed as insolvency administrator in highly complex and nationwide cases, covering industry sectors such as banking and finance and travel. Interviewees laud his activity on high-end mandates, describing him as "a very successful administrator."

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Overview

We provide advisory services to debtor companies with particular reference to their economic difficulties and provide them with legal advice during reorganisation. At the same time the management of the debtor company is advised on averting liability claims and acts of criminal law relevance. Creditors are given comprehensive advice regarding the crisis or insolvency of their debtors. 

As part of our collateral management services we develop re-organisation and wind-up concepts for the creditors aimed at protecting the creditors´collateral before and during insolvency. We also advise the creditors when restructuring and forming banks and supplier pools and observe all the creditors´rights in insolvency proceedings.

Please visit our website for more details about our work in this category:

https://cms.law/en/deu/global-reach/europe/germany/expertise/restructuring-and-insolvency

Restructuring/Insolvency

CMS

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Location

CMS Hasche Sigle

Lennéstraße 7

Berlin

Berlin

Germany

DE-10785

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Restructuring/Insolvency


Alexandra Schluck-Amend
Band 4

Restructuring/Insolvency: Administration


Michael Frege
Band 1