Dr Arndt Michel

Partner | Corporate | Lawyer since 2001

Phone: +49 211 20052-210
Fax: +49 211 20052-100
Email: a.michel(at)glademichelwirtz.com

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Short Profile

Arndt Michel is a partner in the CORPORATE department of GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ. He advises companies, their corporate bodies as well as their shareholders. Arndt Michel's clients include German as well as international company groups. The emphasis of his work is focused on leading companies of the so called Mittelstand, the proverbial Hidden Champions, which he advises on corporate and partnership law as well as M&A matters. In addition, he is also focusing on restructurings for companies in critical situations, as well as assisting insolvency administrators and creditors.

In the area of corporate litigation, he has broad experience with complex corporate and M&A law disputes and arbitration proceedings.

He is a member of the Insolvency Law and Reorganization Working Group in the German Bar Association (DAV) as well as the Insolvency Working Group in Cologne.

Arndt Michel is a family man and father of three daughters. In his leisure time, he enjoys cycling and making music.


  • Piepenburg as insolvency administrator in connection with the disposal of the business of Schiffer Group
  • AHG shareholders concerning the sale of AHG Allgemeine Hospitalgesellschaft AG
  • Julius Glatz Feinpapiere, sale of activities in China and Vietnam
  • Sale of the medical technology and surface refinement subgroups by listed company Masterflex AG
  • Formation of ETRIS Bank
  • Sale of the business operations of leading conductor board manufacturer RUWEL GmbH from its insolvency to various German and international investors on behalf of the insolvency administrator
  • Privatization of various specialized hospitals
  • Ongoing litigation for banks and insolvency administrators in the area of reorganization as well as complex company law lawsuits relating to raising capital and shareholder disputes
  • Advising ETRIS Bank GmbH in connection with the intended restructuring of Praktiker AG/Baumarkt Max Bahr GmbH & Co. KG as well as in connection with their insolvency proceedings


  • Michel/Rücker, Anwaltliche Begleitung von M&A-Transaktionen im Mittelstand, KSzW 2016, 14 ff.
  • Michel/Malitz, Die GmbH aus der Krise führen, „Schriftlicher Lehrgang des Management Circle“ Die erfolgreiche GmbH-Geschäftsführung, 1. Aufl., 2007
  • Michel/Max, Going Private-Transaktionen nach der Macrotron-Entscheidung des BGH, JUVE-Handbuch 2003/2004, S. 228 ff.
  • Michel/Grobecker, Rückkauf eigener Aktien: Die Grenzen des § 71 Abs. 1 Nr. 8 AktG, DStR 2001, 1757 ff.
  • Michel, § 11 ErbStG zwischen Rechtssicherheit und Einzelfallgerechtigkeit, UVR 2000, 49 ff.
  • Michel, Überschießende Rechtsmacht als Problem abstrakter und nicht-akzessorischer Konstruktionen, Dissertation, Baden-Baden 2000
  • Michel, Co-Autor, Wilms (Hrsg.), Kommentar zum ErbStG, Berlin – Bonn 1999 ff. (lose Blattsammlung)