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01.02.2018 | Press releases

M&A: KPMG Law wins Dr. Dr. Boris Schilmar and team

With Dr. Dr. Boris Schilmar, a proven M&A and restructuring expert joins KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) at the Düsseldorf office as of February 1, 2018. Together with his team, he will continue to drive the growth area of cross-border German-Chinese M&A at KPMG Law in particular.

Schilmar joins from Simmons & Simmons, where he was a partner in Munich and later in Düsseldorf since 2014, including as a member of the German Steering Committee and head of the China Desk. Until 2013, Schilmar had headed Deloitte Legal’s Munich office. His main areas of expertise include cross-border M&A, complex reorganizations and restructurings, group and acquisition financings as well as ongoing corporate law advice. Schilmar’s clients include companies in the automotive, pharmaceutical and biotech, plant and mechanical engineering and real estate sectors, as well as international private equity investors.

From his move to KPMG Law, Schilmar expects to greater synergies, especially for the German-Chinese M&A business, and better networking: “Excellent legal advice requires multidisciplinary thinking and networked action. This is precisely the great strength of a modern one-stop-shop approach, which only the law firms of the Big Four convincingly offer at this high professional level. In this respect, I see KPMG Law clearly ahead due to the pronounced dynamism and top quality of its advisory services as well as the consistent implementation of the one-KPMG approach.”

Along with Schilmar, his China desk team, including Chinese colleague Yan Sun, co-head of the China desk, is changing. The team has been successfully assisting Chinese-German M&A transactions in both directions for 10 years.

Maximilian Gröning, Partner and Head of the Legal Deal Advisory Solution Line at KPMG Law, comments: “With his broad range of clients from automotive, pharma and biotech to plant and mechanical engineering, real estate and private equity, Boris Schilmar is an excellent addition to our team. In particular, with his focus on the Far East, he will actively drive the further expansion of this increasingly important area. We are very pleased to warmly welcome Dr. Schilmar to the ranks of KPMG Law.”

 

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