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).

In addition, Matthias 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).

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
  • Bertelsmann group / Arvato on the acquisition of a significant Netrada business division out of insolvency
  • SIGNA on the acquisition of Karstadt Warenhaus, the second-largest department store operator in Germany with more than 17,000 employees and revenues exceeding EUR 2 billion, as well as Karstadt Sports and Karstadt Premium

Recognitions


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: “Lawyer of the Year” in Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 2023
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Recommended for Restructuring and Insolvency Law, 2022-2023
  • The Legal 500 EMEA/Germany, Recommended for Restructuring, 2021-2023
  • Global Restructuring Review GRR 100, Recommended, 2023

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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