The law firm Müller-Heydenreich Bierbach & Kollegen specialises in continuing and restructuring insolvent companies. To achieve this, it is always essential to continue the business during insolvency proceedings to the extent possible while parallel restructuring solutions in the interest of all concerned are devised. The amended German Insolvency Code provides a very favourable legal environment which is skilfully utilised by the law firm’s experienced team to find solutions in close cooperation with the company and other participants. The law firm’s specialists have been successful in continuing a large number of businesses over many months or even years and securing their business activities in the long-term. Frequently, dividends well above average have been achieved for the creditors.
Axel's expertise lies in insolvency administration, restructuring, continuation
Axel Bierbach's expertise lies in insolvency administration, restructuring, continuation of business, group insolvency, assets management, self-administration, international insolvency law, real estate law, and corporate law. He has been an insolvency administrator at the Amtsgericht Munich (since 2000), Rosenheim (since 1999), Memmingen (since 2001), Passau (since 2017), Traunstein (since 2017) and Meiningen/South Thuringia (since 1998). He has been appointed in company insolvencies of every dimension across a wide range of industries including automotive, closed funds, retail, real estate, production, media, textile industry, restaurants, engineering, financial services and construction. He specialises in insolvency of businesses with ongoing operation and their continuation in insolvency as well as subsequent sale or planned restructuring. He has considerable experience as a restructuring expert in cross-border insolvency proceedings.
Oliver Schartl is a partner whose practice focuses on insolvency law, assets management, self-administration, in particular insolvency administration, and restructuring. He has been an insolvency administrator at the Amtsgericht Munich (since 2005), Landshut (since 2009), Memmingen (since 2004), Augsburg (since 2009) and Meiningen (since 2003). He has been appointed in over 900 cases of which more than 550 were company insolvency proceedings. He has been a partner at the firm since 2009 and is fluent in English and German.
Dr. Stefan Debus is a partner whose expertise includes insolvency administration, insolvency laws, company restructuring in insolvency plan proceedings, assets management, self-administration, continuation of business, international and European insolvency law and insolvency tax laws. He is an insolvency administrator/listed at the Amtsgericht Nürnberg, Fürth, Ansbach, Regensburg, Amberg, Coburg, Weiden i.d.OPf., Aschaffenburg, Würzburg, Schweinfurt, Bamberg and Bayreuth. He has been appointed in over 300 cases of which more than 200 were company insolvency proceedings.