The 2018 edition of the JUVE Handbook recognized Sidley in the M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Restructuring practice areas, as well as in the Munich region. Kolja von Bismarck was also recognized as a “Restructuring Thought Leader.”
In addition, four Munich partners were recognized in multiple practice areas, including:
- Volker Kullmann (M&A; Private Equity and Venture Capital)
- Kolja von Bismarck (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 team for being “active players in the mid-cap segment.” Additionally, Sidley’s Private Equity and Venture Capital team was lauded for having “solidly established itself in the mid-cap PE market,” for leveraging the firm’s connections in London, as well as for “covering key complementary services through its own Financing, Tax and Restructuring specialists.” Sidley’s Restructuring practice received high praise, being described as “star-studded.”
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