WELT online, 15.02.2009

Second chance for SinnLeffers

The number of those going broke is increasing. This makes Horst Piepenburg a man in demand. He is among the most renowned in Germany. In an interview with WELT ONLINE Piepenburg explains why an insolvency application does not have to be the end of the company. 

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Kirche im SWR, 21.09.2008

Dr Thomas Weißer meets Horst Piepenburg, insolvency administrator

He is the “fireman of the industry”, the “pope of the broke”, a “a man for hard cases”. His name: Horst Piepenburg. His job: insolvency administrator. Not just any, for Piepenburg is Germany's largest specialist for bankrupt companies. Now he is to rescue the fashion chain SinnLeffers.

 

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Manager Magazin, 07.08.2008

The man for hard cases

Horst Piepenburg is known as a specialist for difficult financial restructuring. Pin Group, Ihr Platz, Babcock – the lawyer has assisted in damage limitation in a whole line of company insolvencies. Now a new case is waiting. 

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CIO, 07.08.2008

Horst Piepenburg: Specialist for difficult financial restructuring

Düsseldorf/Hagen (dpa) - Horst Piepenburg is known as a specialist for difficult financial restructuring. Pin Group, Ihr Platz, Babcock – the lawyer has helped pull the strings in a whole line of company insolvencies. Born in 1954, Piepenburg is now to audit the books of the troubled textile retail chain SinnLeffers as the provisional insolvency administrator, Hagen District Court decided on Thursday

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LVZ online, 20.12.2007

Horst Piepenburg - a clever restructurer and a friend to go drinking with 

Düsseldorf. “Piepenburg – he is a clever restructurer, who knows what he wants and a friend to go drinking with”. This is how an ex-member of the workers council at the former Babcock Group in Oberhausen described the new boss of the PIN postal service. The now 53 year old insolvency lawyer Horst Piepenburg took over the position as boss of the insolvent engineering group in summer 2002. He succeeded in performing a master stroke: in a year or so Piepenburg was able to sell the business in individual parts and retain 18,000 jobs out of 21,000.

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PCB News, 16.09.2009

RUWEL Emerges From Insolvency

RUWEL, the PCB producer with the longest tradition in Europe and based in Geldern on the Lower Rhine, has been rescued--and it couldn't have been more dramatic. RUWEL is the leading European producer of printed PCBs for the automotive industry worldwide. In the wake of the financial and automobile crisis, orders dropped and the quality producer was forced to file an application to institute insolvency proceedings at the beginning of February 2009.

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