Ivo-Meinert Willrodt is a lawyer specialising in insolvency law. In addition, he has an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen. He has been working as Managing Director of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH since 01.01.2018, and is responsible for the locations Munich, Hallbergmoos and Regensburg.
He has been working for PLUTA for over 17 years as a restructuring expert, and has already overseen more than 250 corporate insolvencies, including Straubinger Metallbau GmbH, DEH GmbH, Perfekt Bau GmbH, Thormann Capital GmbH, Rheinhold Meister GmbH, Geiger technologies GmbH, and others. As part of his role in insolvency adminstration, he took over the continuation and restructuring of companies and groups with up to 600 employees. He is regularly appointed as an insolvency administrator by various German courts. In addition to corporate restructuring in Germany, he also deals with international insolvency proceedings and restructuring. After successfully completing the INSOL Global Insolvency Practice Course Class 2013, he became Fellow INSOL International. He also coordinates PLUTA activities in the international network BTG Global Advisory.
Ivo-Meinert is a member of INSOL International, INSOL Europe and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). He regularly participates in international insolvency and restructuring conferences as a speaker. He is an often-requested speaker, who discusses topics such as European insolvency law, management liability, and the effects of Brexit.
He has extensive experience in all legal and business matters of corporate restructuring, extrajudicial redevelopment and insolvency proceedings, insolvency administration and self-administration, as well as in negotiation, preparation and implementation of insolvency plans.
He has in-depth knowledge of a wide range of industries, in particular the automotive industry, manufacturing, retail, solar technology, grey capital market, equity market and telecommunications. Ivo-Meinert also has extensive business restructuring expertise as the director of a listed (DAX Midcap) investment company in Germany, as a CRO of the German-Austrian company BEA Elektrotechnik and Automation Technische Dienste Lausitz GmbH (energy industry with a turnover of € 90 million), and the US chemical company SKW QUAB Chemicals Inc. (turnover of € 25 million).
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Career levels Ivo-Meinert Willrodt
Insolvency administrator (admitted lawyer and Executive Master Business Administration HSG Switzerland) and managing partner (since 2018) at PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH
Successful participation in international insolvency education program: INSOL Global Insolvency Practice Course Class of 2013 (Fellow INSOL International)
Director and lawyer of listed ARQUES Industries AG, based in Starnberg (S-DAX, industry: private equity, corporate restructuring and investment management)
Secretary and treasurer of SKW QUAB Chemicals Inc. USA (chemical industry, 37 employees and approximately $ 25 million in sales)
Managing Director of BEA Elektrotechnik und Automation Technische Dienste Lausitz GmbH (industry: energy industry, 536 employees in Europe and approx. € 90 million turnover)
Business Administration studies: Degree as Executive MBA at the University of St. Gallen
Second state examination in law in Brandenburg, Germany. Elective: European and international law traineeship in the state of Brandenburg
Postgraduate studies in Business Administration at the University of Hagen / IWW Institute
Law studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München with first state examination in law in Bavaria, elective: European and international law
Law studies at the University of Amiens (France) as part of an Erasmus scholarship
Law and history studies at the University of Konstanz