Dr. Matthias Kampshoff provides advisory for all corporate and bankruptcy-law related issues. He focuses on restructuring companies that are experiencing crises and bankruptcy situations.
Matthias has extensive experience in providing advisory for companies, their officers, shareholders, investors as well as bankruptcy administrators and creditors. He focuses, in particular, on guiding companies in their debtor in possession proceedings (Eigenverwaltung).
Advised Bertelsmann group / Arvato in connection with the acquisition of a significant Netrada business division out of insolvency
Advised Signa in connection with the acquisition of Karstadt Warenhaus, the second-largest department store operator in Germany with more than 17,000 employees and revenues exceeding €2 billion, as well as Karstadt Sports and Karstadt Premium
Advised Signa in connection with its joint venture with Thailand based Central group in relation to the Karstadt Premium business (operator of the luxury department stores KaDeWe, Alsterhaus and Oberpollinger)
Advised Strauss Innovation in connection with its protective shield proceedings (Schutzschirmverfahren) as debtor in possession (Eigenverwaltung), a mid-cap department store operator with 96 stores and more than 1,400 employees
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2023 in Germany: ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Restructuring and Insolvency Law;
Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law, Restructuring and Insolvency Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
WirtschaftsWoche 2020 recommends Matthias Kampshoff as “Top Lawyer 2020” for Restructuring
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2020 – 2022 in Germany, Leading Lawyer for Restructuring and Insolvency Law
Chambers Europe 2021, Restructuring/Insolvency-Germany
JUVE Handbook 2019/2020, frequently recommended for Corporate and Insolvency/Restructuring
The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Restructuring-Germany
The Legal 500 Deutschland
University of Münster, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2003
High Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2001
University of Münster, First State Exam, 1998
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