13 SEPTEMBER 2017, Villa Kennedy, FRANKFURT

Lead Strategic Partner:


Latham & Watkins

Crises are tests in which empathy, attitude, and experience are equally critical for the achievement of quantifiable results. We believe that in restructurings, the thorough consideration of all factors is the main indicator of true success.

Latham’s global as well as European Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Group has the geographic presence and resources to provide top-quality legal service anywhere in the world. Our German team forms an integral part of this practice and can pride itself on its track record for innovation and strong international ties – Chambers Europe 2016 praised the team as "one of the best firms in Germany in the area of restructuring and insolvency law”.

Increasingly complex restructurings and insolvencies require more than the sole restructuring of liabilities. It rather requires a strong and efficient link between the financial and operative restructuring as well as the development of innovative and tailored solutions for every case.

We regularly advise and act for:

  • Investors acquiring distressed companies – also through the acquisition of debt and debt-equity swaps
  • Investors, companies and banks in complex financial restructurings
  • Companies and shareholders in operative restructurings of larger groups
  • Companies and investors in connection with pre-packs insolvency proceedings applying concepts such as protective shields

At Latham, we are committed to building long-term relationships with our clients. Our partners are “hands-on” lawyers who oversee the project from beginning to end and are practical professionals who work to get the deal done.

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