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Florian Gantenberg, LL.M.

  • Insolvency Law
  • Restructuring and Turnaraound
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Tel: +49 (0)211-23 95 90 - 0

Short profile

Florian Gantenberg is a partner of the firm since 2019. Before joining ZHMP he worked with a leading international firm (White & Case LLP) and a multi-disciplinary firm.

Florian Gantenberg is an insolvency administrator. With his expertise he also advises primarily medium-sized enterprises and private clients. His advice covers the entire range of entrepreneurial crisis and insolvency, i.e. restructuring and turnaround (including insolvencies with a debtor-in-possession and the preparation of insolvency and restructuring plans), but he also engages in the structuring of M&A proceedings in situations of crisis or from insolvency. Florian Gantenberg assists shareholders and managers in questions of personal liability, engages in litigation regarding insolvency rescission and represents creditors (also in creditors’ committees), files their claims, and enforces their rights to separation and separate satisfaction.

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Florian Gantenberg, LL.M.

Personal details
Born 1971, married, 2 children

Florian Gantenberg, LL.M.

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Florian Gantenberg, LL.M.


Legal Studies at the University of Freiburg i.Br. and The George Washington University (USA), 

  • First Legal State Exam in Freiburg i.Br.
  • Second Legal State Exam in Munich

Florian Gantenberg, LL.M.

Publications / Presentations
  • „No interruption of proceedings before the administrative courts against decision to retransfer property in insolvency of possessor”, EWiR 2003, S. 889

  •  „Duty to remedy for insolvency administrator according to BImSchG when continuing the facility even for old waste independent of previous duty of debtor before insolvency”, EWiR 2004, S. 711

  •  „Admissibility of overall objection to all transactions in direct debit payments by preliminary insolvency administrator”, EWiR 2005, S. 227

  •  „Implied consent of direct debit transactions by the debtor/insolvency administrator under the new jurisdiction of the Federal Supreme Court“, EWiR 2011, S. 191 (together with Dr. Christian Grochowski)

  •  Borch/Petersen/Varrenti (Hrsg.), „Debt Restructuring – an alternative to insolvency proceedings”, Chapter on German Law, Thomson Reuters, 2014

  •  Frequent presentations on issues of insolvency law