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Greenberg Traurig Germany

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Christian Köhler-Ma

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Restructuring & Insolvency


Christian Köhler-Ma focuses his practice on restructuring and insolvency matters. He is an attorney and insolvency administrator. In addition to working as both insolvency administrator and trustee, he also provides broad advisory services for national and international clients. In his capacity as an advisor, he manages the restructuring of companies in distressed situations as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and assumes management or liquidator positions.

Christian has more than 25 years of experience in the field of restructuring, beginning with bankruptcy proceedings (under the German Bankruptcy Code) and now insolvency proceedings (under the Insolvency Code since 1999). He is regularly appointed as administrator or trustee by insolvency courts across Germany. In addition, he advises corporations as well as strategic and financial investors regarding restructuring processes and insolvency proceedings, as well as regarding takeover activities in connection with restructurings.


Prior to establishing GT Restructuring, Christian worked with Olswang Restructuring Solutions and was Managing and Senior Partner at Leonhardt Rechtsanwälte in Berlin. 


German, English

Germany: Restructuring and insolvency


Within: Restructuring

The seven-partner restructuring practice at Greenberg Traurig Germany, which is led by Christian Köhler-Ma, Gordon Geiser and Jesko Stark, primarily advises on the enforcement and defence of claims, on the operational and financial restructuring of debtors in self and third-party administration, as well as on non-performing loan transactions on both the debtor and the buyer side. The group advises conductor rail developer Vibitech on business operations under self-management and is defending a client from the real estate sector in court against insolvency law challenges in the tens of millions. The team also assisted mechanical engineering company Setco with the acquisition of the business operations of the insolvent HeadTech. Kati Beckmann joined the partnership.

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