Dr. Björn Biehl - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Björn Biehl focuses his practice 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 insolvency administrators and investors in connection with acquisitions out of insolvency proceedings.


  • Advised Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof GmbH in the protective shielding procedure
  • Advised the international Borgers Group during the operative restructuring and refinancing
  • 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
  • Advised SIGNA Group on the acquisition of SportScheck and all its subsidiaries by Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof from Otto Group.


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


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