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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  • The Legal 500 Germany 2022 and 2023: Recommended Lawyer
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany, Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 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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