The 2019 edition of the JUVE Handbook recognized Sidley in the M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Insolvency and Restructuring practice areas, as well as in the Munich region. The JUVE Handbook presents the services of more than 800 law firms and evaluates their position in the market based on interviews of German and international lawyers and their clients.
Kolja von Bismarck was recognized as a “leading restructuring and turn-around advisor,” as well as an “outstanding negotiator.” In addition, four Munich partners were recognized in multiple practice areas:
- Volker Kullmann – M&A; Private Equity and Venture Capital
- Kolja von Bismarck – Insolvency and Restructuring
- Dr. Jan Schinköth – M&A; Private Equity and Venture Capital
- Dr. Christian Zuleger – M&A; Private Equity and Venture Capital
In its commentary, the JUVE Handbook praised Sidley’s M&A and Private Equity and Venture Capital teams for their successful track record and “distinct focus” on medium-sized transactions.
Additionally, the firm was lauded for leveraging its connections in London and in the United States, as well as for offering “firmly established” Finance and Tax practices representing a “key asset for private equity clients.”
Sidley’s Restructuring practice received praise for its wide range of competencies, encompassing financial restructuring for creditors and borrowers, advisory work for investors, Private Equity, M&A, as well as operational turn-around solutions for corporates.