Restructuring – Corporate Recovery – Distressed M&A

Our Restructuring - Corporate Recovery - Distressed M&A department is a full-service practice offering clients assistance, advice and representation in heading off and turning around financial difficulties and, if necessary, in selling their business.

Our department assists clients every step of the way, from pre-insolvency (non-contentious proceedings: mediation, administration) to formal insolvency proceedings (court-supervised recovery proceedings and court-ordered liquidation). We take a pragmatic approach to restructuring assignments and are ideally positioned to advise on all labor, corporate and financial issues facing distressed businesses.

Acquisition of strategic businesses/assets

Acquisitions of struggling or insolvent targets providing a strategic opportunity for growth for our clients (conducting acquisition due diligence of assets in administration, drafting bids, liaising with the relevant authorities, etc.).

Turnaround assistance

Restructuring of companies in pre-insolvency or insolvency proceedings (bank, payroll and tax debt refinancing; creditor group management; debt swap mechanisms; new money arrangements; staff reorganization; etc.) and shareholder disputes.

Technical assistance – insolvency proceedings (in or out of court)

Full range of legal services to companies in recovery and/or insolvency proceedings (mediation/administration, court-supervised recovery or liquidation, etc.).

Assistance / representation of creditors in insolvency proceedings (in or out of court)

Assistance / representation of directors and/or shareholders in insolvency proceedings (in or out of court)