Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner, working with Linklaters, Wolf Theiss, and Gleiss Lutz, achieved the successful implementation of a "Company Voluntary Agreement," paving the way for the financial restructuring of the Steinhoff Group. Binder Groesswang and Allen & Overy advised the international creditor coordinating committee consisting of banks and funds. Latham & Watkins and Dorda advised the Secondary creditor committee, while Eisenberger & Herzog and Kirkland & Ellis advised the convertible bondholder.
On August 13, 2019, Steinhoff Group reported that, following the implementation of the Company Voluntary Arrangement, the financial restructuring has now, too, been successfully implemented.
The FWP team included Partners Markus Fellner, Paul Luiki, and Florian Kranebitter, Attorney-at-law Elisabeth Fischer-Schwarz, and Associates Carine Nsiona, Julian Zarre, Elisabeth Gehringer, and Daniel Wadl.
The Binder Groesswang team included Partners Tibor Fabian, Gottfried Gassner, Christian Klausegger, and Christian Wimpissinger, Counsel Robert Wippel, Attorneys at law Georg Wabl, Maximilian Holtl, Clemens Willvonseder, and Clarissa Nitsch, and Associates Mona Holzgruber, David Roetzer, and Patrick Mayrhuber.
The Wolf Theiss team included Partner Claus Schneider, Counsels Matthias Schimka and Eva Stadler, Senior Associates Georg Harer and Markus Taufner, and Associate Nevena Skocic.
The Eisenberger & Herzog team included Partner Marcus Benes, Attorney at law Philipp Schrader, and Associate Katharina Paar.
The Allen & Overy team included Partner Peter Hoegen and Associates Christopher Kranz and Sascha Franke
Editor's Note: After this article was published Dorda informed CEE Legal Matters that its team consisted of Partners Felix Horlsberger and Tibor Varga, Attorney at Law Magdalena Nitsche, and Of Counsel Alexander Schopper.