Interpath Advisory appoints Jonathan Thielmann as Director

12 April 2023 2 min. read
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Interpath Advisory has appointed Jonathan Thielmann as a Director. Thielmann joins the firm’s contentious insolvency and asset recovery practice.

David Standish, Managing Director at Interpath Advisory, commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Jonathan whose arrival is another coup for our fast-growing contentious and asset recovery practice. He brings with him a wealth of experience of working on large, cross-border assignments, most notably in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia, and I know he’s going to be a real asset as we continue to scale our business both in the UK and overseas.”

Thielmann has significant experience involving disputes, assets and clients located in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and is also a licenced insolvency practitioner in Cyprus and the AIFC, enhancing his ability to co-ordinate complex cross-border asset recovery assignments. His clients include private companies, high-net-wealth individuals, commercial banks, asset management funds and central governments.

Interpath Advisory appoints Jonathan Thielmann as Director

He joins Interpath Advisory from Grant Thornton, bringing with him over 14 years of experience in the UK and Australia. Over that time, he has led on high-profile engagements including being appointed joint trustee in the bankruptcy of former Russian banker, Anatoly Motylev, where Thielmann led a multidisciplinary and cross-border team undertaking investigations to identify and recover assets for creditors owed in excess of £600 million; as well as administering the insolvent estate of the deceased oligarch Boris Berezovsky, which involved tracing and recovering hidden assets of over $600 million.

Upon joining Interpath’s contentious insolvency team, Theilmann will work closely alongiside David Standish, Kristina Kicks and Michael Leeds. The team offers services across a wide range of complex matters, including identifying and bringing claims and developing bespoke enforcement strategies to recover assets in the UK and overseas.

Speaking on his appointment, Theilman added, “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at Interpath. The firm is at a really exciting point in its journey, and has a clear track record of winning some of the largest and most significant mandates in the market. I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues to help deliver the very best outcomes for creditors and clients across the globe.”

In a sustained period of uncertainty, from the introduction of sanctions or the emergence of crypto technologies, to family disputes or complex corporate fraud cases, demand for restructuring services is booming – helping Interpath grow rapidly. Initially formed via a £400 million carve-out of KPMG’s restructuring wing, Interpath is the largest independent corporate turnaround firm in Britain.