Dr. Björn Biehl - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Björn Biehl advises clients on national and international M&A and private equity transactions, corporate restructuring and insolvency (with a focus on distressed M&A) and on all aspects of general corporate law. He advises both domestic and international clients.


Björn advised:

  • SIGNA in connection with the complete acquisition of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH and Galeria Kaufhof GmbH (now jointly Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof GmbH) from Hudsons Bay Company
  • SIGNA Group on the acquisition of SportScheck and all its subsidiaries by Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof from Otto Group
  • Shareholders of Zollner Group on the sale of Zollner Group to Auctus Capital

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, “Leading Individual” in Germany: Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 2024
  • The Legal 500 EMEA, Recommended, Germany: Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 2022-2024


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2013
University of Düsseldorf, Dr. jur., 2013
University of Düsseldorf, First State Exam, 2009


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