... what others say about Schultze & Braun:
„Eberhard Braun of Schultze & Braun is ´one of Germany‘s foremost insolvency lawyers`. He advises on reorganization, restructurings and national and international insolvency administration. Alongside him, Annerose Tashiro ´commands a great deal of respect` in the marketplace and is head of the firm’s international business recovery / cross-border restructuring and insolvencies group. She has acted for several office holders in high profile German insolvencies.”
from: Who’s Who Legal – Germany, edition 2014

„Schultze & Braun is a leading specialist in business recovery, insolvency and restructuring in Germany. The firm has 90 lawyers; more than 30 of these lawyers are insolvency administrators, appointed by around 50 per cent of the German insolvency courts. Major cases that the firm has advised on include: FlowTex, an international fraud case involving over $2bn in damages; Phoenix, an international fraud case involving over €600m in damages; Daewoo Germany. Winterling, Rosenthal, Fairchild Dornier, Saargummi and Beluga Shipping. The Schultze & Braun team for international affairs is able to design innovative solutions for all aspects of cross-border restructuring and insolvency cases, be it under EC Regulations, adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law or in connection with the US-Bankruptcy Code. Each team member is focusing on particular jurisdictions, legal cultures and languages. The firm has a staff of more than 600 peopte and international Offices «n Paris, Strasbourg and London. As one of the first firms to combine legal and accountancy Services, Schultze & Braun overcame the traditional division of legal advice and tax consultancy in 1975. The firm's areas of practice include: reorganisation, including restructuring planning; risk management, including trustee and creditor pools; distressed M&A, including non-performing loans; labour and employment; international restructuring and insolvency, liability issues, including recharacterisation as equity; equitable subordination and avoidance; fraud insolvency cases; and tax. JUVE Handbuch der Wirtschaftskanzleien 2010/11 called Schultze & Braun a highly recommended law firm for insolvency administration and points out the London office, which has experienced its first success in cooperation with international law firms. The highly developed, 3ranch-oriented approach guarantees reliable work in restructuring, especially for major companies in crisis.”
from: The Legal 500 – Europe, Middle East & Africa, edition 2012

„Renowned for insolvency advice, Schultze & Braun impresses with a vast office network and a large team of 30 administrators. Highlight assignments included assisting Albea Kunststofftechnik, Rosenthal Porzellan and Bischoff International. The firm has offices in Strasbourg and London, and provides advice on restructuring matters. […] Schultze & Braun saw an increase in the number of instructions in 2009, and the team’s “high volume of work” has been noted in the market. Recent instructions included Adolf Merckle regarding the restructuring of VEM Finanzholding, and the team has been involved in the insolvency of Hertie, advising the suppliers. The team has employment expertise in the context of restructuring, while the tracing of assets is another focus. Eberhard Braun and Rainer Riggert are recommended.[…] Schultze & Braun’s London branch has a heavy bent towards debt and insolvency. It is spearheaded by Volker Beissenhirtz (business recovery schemes and advice to debtors and creditors), Annerose Tashiro (reorganization, distressed investments, transnational insolvency laws and liability issues in cross-border cases) and Frank Tschentscher (international insolvency, commercial and company law). Recent highlights for the practice include advising an international bank on the purchase of a major stake in a German automotive manufacturer’s corporate debt, and also being involved in the business recovery of a group of companies following an extensive fraud scheme.”
from: The Legal 500 – Europe, Middle East & Africa, edition 2010

"Superb Schultze & Braun is ‚the best’ when it comes to insolvency adminstration, with Eberhard Braun‚ extremely stirring and active’. One of the practice’s key strengths is a presence in every major German city, with 32 offices and a strong mittelstand client base. The practice has an impressive 37 partners, with Eberhard Braun and Edgar Grönda being the best-known figures. Mainly banks and credit insurers turn to the team for advice, constantly involved in most of the major insolvency cases occurring in Germany […]."
from: The Legal 500 − Europe, Middle East & Africa, edition 2009

"In Germany, Schultze & Braun's Eberhard Braun is the most prominent practitioner [...]. Braun founded the firm and heads the restructuring consulting business sector. Annerose Tashiro joins him [...]. Tashiro is the head of the cross-border restructuring and insolvencies group and has a fantastic reputation here and abroad [...]."
from: Who's Who Legal of Business Lawyers, edition 2009

"A prominent player in the German market, this large boutique also boasts additional offices in London and Strasbourg. It handles both advisory and administrative work and specialies in out-of-court restructurings. [...] Senior partner Eberhard Braun continues to cover out-of-court work, although he is increasingly handing work to the firm's many experienced young lawyers."
from: Chambers Europe, The Client's Guide, edition 2009

"This highly recommended firm for insolvency and corporate rescue advice pursues gradual development of work in this field. One partner has been appointed to the management of textiles chain in crisis SinnLeffers in order to implement the insolvency plan developed beforehand. International work promises additional growth. The well-known specialty of the German offices in litigation for creditor pools is also offered across national borders. The opening of a US office will not be realized in the short term, but the London office is well chosen for the increasingly important contacts to financial investors from the Anglo-Saxon region. Competitors in Germany praise the stability of the S&B team of advisors, which, moreover, has a balanced age structure. The firm is breaking ahead of firms of a similar size thanks to the Forensic Services department. [...] Extensive advice to banks, credit insurers and suppliers on insolvency, companies prior to and during insolvency. Alongside the core area of financial corporate rescue, also a specialist employment department. Also active in trustee work, takeover of operational functions in companies, asset tracing and fraud investigation. Increasingly advice to international shareholders."
from: Juve, German Commercial Law Firms, edition 2009

”A leading firm for advice on corporate rescue and restructuring. […] S&B is generally characterized by partners with comparatively in-depth specialities in individual segments. The market particularly comments on the firm’s competence in employment and pool administration for creditors. […] S&B is a good way ahead of those restructuring firms that originally specialised in insolvency administration.“
from: Juve, German Commercial Law Firms, Edition 2008


”This very professional and highly recognised outfit has a versatile practice. It is best known for its activities in insolvency administration but also has national and cross-border expertise in advising on restructuring and other insolvency law matters. With offices across Germany and in Strasbourg, France, and excellent connections in London, the team spreads its wings beyond national borders. On the administration side, it handles the development of reorganisation plans, the raising of capital and tax aspects. With a focus on the rescue of troubled corporations the team also deals with insolvency procedures before insolvency courts. Sources described Eberhard Braun as ‘the grand seigneur of administration’.”
from: Chambers Europe, The Client’s Guide, Edition 2007

“This firm is considered one of the leading law firms for insolvency administration and continues to enjoy an exceptional position.”
from: Juve, German Commercial Law Firms, Edition 2007

“Leading law firm for insolvency administration, which is extremely successful in combining the requirements of modern insolvency administration under one roof.”
from:  Juve, German Commercial Law Firms, Edition 2006

“Schultze & Braun combines insolvency and restructuring with tax advice as part of a multi-disciplinary concept which offers a commercial approach to the sector.”
from: The Legal 500 – Europe, Middle East & Africa, Edition 2006

”The multi-disciplinary team includes lawyers, tax advisers and auditors, and offers complementary expertise in employment and commercial law.“
from: The Legal 500 – Europe & Middle East, Edition 2004