Anker is a member of the Financial Industry Group of the firm, practising essentially in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Corporate with extensive experience in upper mid-market M&A work including in particular the sale and acquisition of underperforming companies, complex joint ventures, pre-bankruptcy strategy, restructuring companies and debt restructuring including related litigation.
- one of the founding members of the French Division of the Turn Around Management Association (TMA), which he chaired until September 2007;
- a member of the Editorial Board of the monthly publication "International Corporate Rescue".
Anker was also a Member of the Task Force responsible for drafting the European Communication and Cooperation guidelines for cross-border insolvency developed under the aegis of the Academic Wing of INSOL EUROPE in July 2007.
Anker gained extensive exposure and experience in the restructuring field after the publication of two of his books in English (Corporate Rescue Procedures in France and Director's liabilities in case of insolvency) in 1996 and 1999. Over the years, a number of the large foreign clients, for whom Anker worked on pure restructuring matters, also instructed him on transactional work and large cross border projects.