Dr. Matthias Kampshoff - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Dr. Matthias Kampshoff advises companies, board members, shareholders, investors as well as bankruptcy administrators, and creditors on all corporate and bankruptcy-law-related issues. He focuses on restructuring companies that are experiencing crises and bankruptcy situations and, in particular, on guiding companies in their debtor-in-possession proceedings (Eigenverwaltung). He regularly advises in national and international (distressed) merger and acquisition transactions. Recently, he advised in various projects, inter alia, with respect to the following industry sectors: retail, automotive, media, and information technology (IT).

Matthias serves as managing partner of McDermott’s offices.

Results


Matthias advised:

  • Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof in the protective shielding procedure
  • The international Borgers Group during the operative restructuring and refinancing
  • SIGNA on the complete acquisition of Karstadt Warenhaus and Galeria Kaufhof (now jointly Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof) from Hudons Bay

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Recognitions


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, “Lawyer of the Year” in Germany: Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 2025
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Corporate Law, Restructuring and Insolvency Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020-2025
  • Chambers Europe, Band 3 in Germany: Restructuring/Insolvency, 2024

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Credentials


Education
University of Münster, Dr. jur., 2003
High Court of Hamm, Second State Exam, 2001
University of Münster, First State Exam, 1998

Admissions
Germany

Languages
English
German