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New owner for Warendorf to take over in next few days

www.kbbdaily.com · July 3, 2019

The new investor, Hong-Kong based, will take over the company with its new legal entity “Warendorf Küchenfabrik GmbH”, within the next few days. The “Made in Germany” award of the manufacture is highly valued in the Far East and with the great sales connections of the new investor, further sales will take place.

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Basler shows there can be life after liquidation

www.btgga.com · July 2, 2019

The transition of a global high-end women’s fashion chain based in Germany from a debtor-in-possession restructuring, through liquidation and then into new ownership around the world illustrates the rapidly changing face of retail.
So says Dr Maximilian Pluta, a restructuring partner with PLUTA whose team supported Basler’s management throughout the process.

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Investor solution for lift subcontractors

www.lift-journal.de · June 1, 2019

The insolvency administrator Dr Matthias Lehr from PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH has succeeded in finding an investor for SLC Sautter Lift Components.

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Warendorf – Die Küche circled by potential buyers

www.kbbdaily.com · April 2, 2019

After filing for insolvency in March 2019, the kitchen manufacture Warendorf is looking for potential buyers. PLUTA Restructing Expert Stefan Meyer says they are in “close contact with the costumers” and have already talked with potential buyers.

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Ardian's Trigo bolts on QSSL Industrieservice

www.unquote.com · April 1, 2019

PLUTA Restructuring Expert Ilkin Bananyarli successfully found an investor for the QSSL Industrieservice. Trigo Boellinger Technik will keep on all of the 73 members of staff.

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Kitchen firm Warendorf – Die Küche files for insolvency

www.kbbdaily.com · March 13, 2019

Münster-based kitchen manufacturer Warendorf – Die Küche has filed for insolvency, appointing Stefan Meyer of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH as provisional insolvency administrator.

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Basler Fashion

www.btgga.com · March 1, 2019

The international network BTG Global Advisory, with its members - including PLUTA, advised the companies of the Basler Fashion group in the debtor-in-possession proceeding.
This is shown in the current newsletter of BTG Global Advisory - as well as other topics.

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Monsoon Accessorize files for insolvency in Germany

uk.fashionnetwork.com · January 29, 2019

PLUTA Restructuring Expert Ivo-Meinert Willrodt is appointed as provisional administrator for Monsoon Accessorize. An UK based trade magazine reported on the proceedings.

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Gerry Weber files for bankruptcy

www.worldfootwear.com · January 25, 2019

GERRY WEBER International AG enters into preliminary insolvency proceedings under self-administration. Restructuring Expert Stefan Meyer from PLUTA is appointed as provisional trustee. International magazines are reporting.

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PLUTA and Carlos III University of Madrid sign an agreement to train students in legal advice

lawyerpress.com · September 11, 2018

PLUTA, a multinational company specialising in restructuring and insolvency management, and the Carlos III University of Madrid have signed an educational partnership agreement, which seeks to bolster the training of students enrolled on the university Master's Degree in Corporate Legal Advice.

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Forum Shopping by Argumentation

The European, Middle Eastern and African Restructuring Review 2018 · July 27, 2018

Forum shopping can be arranged by relocation of the registered office or the transfer of assets and parts of the top management from one member state to another, in order to obtain a more favourable legal position to the detriment of the general body of creditors. In this chapter we will examine this in relation to a specific case, the Niki Luftfahrt GmbH insolvency proceedings. What makes this case notable is that the German preliminary administrator tried to change the centre of main interest (COMI) by only argumentation and interpretations of facts, so without relocation of the registered office or the transfer of assets.

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Pluta hires from dissolved Ringstmeier & Kollegen as founder starts afresh

globalrestructuringreview.com · July 16, 2018

The online portal informed about the change from Dr. Ruth Rigol to PLUTA.

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BTG Global Advisory member Pluta Rechtsanwalts named top 100 law

www.btgga.com · July 9, 2018

The online portal reports that PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH has been recognized by Global Restructuring Review as a top 100 law firm for cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.

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Holzverpackung Hüfingen files for insolvency proceedings

www.euwid-wood-products.com · February 2, 2018

The online magazine reports about the insolvency of Holzverpackungen Hüfingen in provisional self-administration assisted by PLUTA Expert Steffen Beck and Jochen Glück. The company´s business in Germany could continue as before and the subsidiaries in Poland and Spain are not affected by the insolvency proceedings.

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Lidl snaps up insolvent German tour operator

www.fvw.de · December 12, 2017

The magazine reports about the Achievement of PLUTA Expert Dr Thiemann who found the ideal solution for JT Touristik.

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Restructuring & Insolvency 2018: Analysis

whoswholegal.com · November 1, 2017

Who’s Who Legal and Global Restructuring Review list 569 lawyers from 63 jurisdictions of the restructuring and insolvency legal markets around the world. Mr Pluta and Mr Prager are recognised this year, too.

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JT Touristik packages guaranteed until end-December

www.fvw.de · October 18, 2017

The magazine reports that PLUTA Expert Dr Thiemann guarantees all JT Touristik trips until the year ends.

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GRR 100 - 1st Edition

globalrestructuringreview.com · June 22, 2017

After extensive research, Global Restructuring Review published an inaugural GRR 100, an annual guide to approved law firms for cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters around the world. PLUTA is listed in this guide. GRR writes: The outward-looking German insolvency specialists continue to dominate the domestic market with a steady stream of court appointments. Pluta, which developed a stranglehold on the German restructuring market through gradual absorption of smaller firms, has recently turned its expertise in the German market to cross-border work.

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Pluta Continues Expansion by Adding Two Firms

leadersleague.com · March 7, 2017

The international magazine reports that PLUTA continues to grow, adding Bremen and Beck at the beginning of 2017, further consolidating its market position across Germany.

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International debt restructuring: can other jurisdictions compete with London and New York?

globalrestructuringreview.com · March 1, 2017

GRR invited 10 cross-border insolvency practitioners in London. The only German roundtable participant was Ivo-Meinert Willrodt, a partner at PLUTA in Munich. He argued that it will be very difficult for the UK to continue „marketing“ its schemes to Europe in light of the recognition issues accompanying Brexit. Willrodt also pointed to a new business insolvency directive proposed by the EU, which would introduce harmonised restructuring rules including pre-insolvency procedures all around Europe. He also explained the situation in Germany. Some German companies have changed their COMI to take advantage of different domestic courts.

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Germany amends insolvency rules following Lehman “netting” decision

globalrestructuringreview.com · January 5, 2017

The German parliament has passed an amendment to its insolvency code, providing clarity on the status of “netting” arrangements in financial transactions.

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Insolvency under self-administration

www.petworldwide.net · December 9, 2016

The management of Karlie Group GmbH submitted an application to institute insolvency proceedings under self-administration. The company is receiving support from the lawyers and restructuring experts Dr Maximilian Pluta and Stefan Meyer.

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NolteD files for insolvency protection proceedings

www.euwid-wood-products.com · May 24, 2016

The German bedroom furniture manufacturer NolteD applied for insolvency protection proceedings under its own administration. Stefan Meyer was named interim administrator.

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PLUTA lawyer Stephan Ammann appointed as administrator of German cardboard manufacturer Feinpappenwerk Gebr. Schuster

www.risiinfo.com · April 4, 2016

With its decision of 1 April 2016, the Local Court of Munich appointed the restructuring expert Mr. Stephan Ammann from PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH as the provisional insolvency administrator.

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PLUTA Insolvency Administrator achieves a 100 % Recovery Rate for the Creditors of TACO Kunststofftechnik GmbH

www.legal-monitor.com · February 22, 2016

Insolvency administrator Dr. Martin Prager from PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH has fully satisfied the claims of all the creditors of TACO Kunststofftechnik GmbH.

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Traditional Straubing Company saved

www.legal-monitor.com · February 3, 2016

Insolvency administrator Mr Ivo-Meinert Willrodt from PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH has achieved an investor solution for Straubinger Metallbau GmbH and 18 employees will be kept on.

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Restructure – before it’s too late

www.europeanceo.com · September 21, 2015

Mr. Michael Pluta and Dr. Maximilian Pluta claim in a guest article for the business publication European CEO that many companies still only respond to corporate crises when it is too late to take effective action.

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Nicko Cruises sold to Portuguese firm

www.fvw.de · July 30, 2015

The leading trade journal for news on the German travel industry reports that nicko cruises has been sold to a Portuguese firm and will stay afloat under a new experienced managing director.

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Fashion Brand Strenesse Attracting Suitors

www.handelsblatt.com · July 29, 2015

The global edition of Handelsblatt reports that Strenesse is in talks with several potential buyers after returning to a pre-tax profit.

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Begbies launches worldwide advisory group

www.creditstrategy.co.uk · June 1, 2015

Credittoday.com reports about the launch of BTG Global Advisory – an international alliance of independent insolvency, restructuring and financial advisory firms operating around the world. PLUTA is one of the core members of the group.

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ACS Imtech buys more than 20 million

Business Monkey News · August 9, 2017

The business news wire reports that MASA, a subsidiary of ACS, bought the productive unit of Imtech. Imtech had been in bankruptcy protection since January. Almost 900 jobs are saved now.

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