Michael Thierhoff is a partner at Andersen Tax and Legal in Germany since 2018 and the head of the restructuring team. He draws on more than 25 years of experience in the field of restructuring and insolvency. Michael started his career with Arthur Andersen, where he worked in the offices in Düsseldorf, Chicago and Cologne. As a partner he was heading Corporate Recovery Services Team. His time with Arthur Andersen was split by 2 years as head of accounting and taxes of an internationally operating manufacturer of packaging materials. Later Michael was head of the insolvency and restructuring team of of Haarmann, Hemmelrath & Partner (1997-2004), and Thierhoff Müller & Partner (2004-2017).
Comprehensive advice for stakeholders in distressed situations, German expert opinions on "Sanierungsfähigkeit" (potential for restructuring), insolvency triggers and the acquisition of distressed businesses and non-performing loans are key areas in Michael Thierhoff's practice. He has been involved in numerous cross-border and cross-jurisdiction insolvencies and restructurings.
Michael Thierhoff is a Past President and Honorary Member of INSOL Europe and has served four years on the board of INSOL International. He is a fellow of the International Insolvency Institute and the American College of Bankruptcy.