Opening of the self-administration proceedings of Sono Motors GmbH

  • The self-administration proceedings of Sono Motors GmbH were opened as planned on September 1, 2023

  • The business operations of Sono Motors GmbH will continue unchanged under the self-administration proceedings

  • Sono Motors GmbH is still in negotiations with several potential investors 

MUNICH, Germany, 1 September 2023 – The self-administration proceedings of Sono Motors GmbH were opened by the Munich Local Court as planned on September 1, 2023. The court has appointed Mr. Ivo-Meinert Willrodt, attorney-at-law, of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH as custodian. Business operations will continue unchanged within the framework of the opened self-administration proceedings.

Sono Motors GmbH is still in negotiations with several potential investors who are interested in a long-term continuation of the company.

The company is being supported in the self-administration proceedings by Dentons' restructuring team led by the experienced restructuring experts Dr. Holger Ellers and Dirk Schoene.


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Sono Group N.V. (NASDAQ: SEV) is on a pioneering mission to accelerate the revolution of mobility by making every vehicle solar. Sono Motors’ disruptive solar technology has been engineered to be seamlessly integrated into a variety of vehicle architectures — including third-party OEM cars, buses, refrigerated vehicles, and recreational vehicles — to extend range and reduce fuel costs as well as the impact of CO2 emissions, paving the way for climate-friendly mobility.