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Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring

van Berings’ Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team of attorneys, tax experts and business advisors regularly counsels its Clients to steer corporate bodies/corporations through troubled waters while navigating the complex scene of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructurings in connection with the development and execution of sustainable solutions.

By combining sophisticated legal, turnaround and business advisory skills, van Berings’ Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team focuses on implementing creative and value-added strategies aimed at effecting the most efficient in-court or out-of-court restructurings, to maximize the value of their investments and reduce the risk, cost, and time associated with distressed investments.

We work closely with our industry specialists to build a deep understanding of the business and its financial pressure points, and are proud of our reputation for taking a commercial approach to speed up lengthy processes and implement the strategy best suited to our clients' business plans in a cost-effective and pragmatic manner.

van Berings’ Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team regularly represents troubled companies, creditors’ committees, secured creditors, lenders, investors, both in and out of bankruptcy court, and assists its Clients in exploring out-of-court options, including divestiture, acquisition, recapitalization, workout, refinancing or operational restructuring.

When temporary economic downturns are materially affecting a company, debt restructuring in one of the various forms allowed by the applicable regulations can be a cost-effective and discreet option for dealing with changing conditions and properly managing all financial obligations. van Berings’ Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team can provide bespoke advice and strategic assistance to help manage the debt restructuring process, and provide guidance for exchange offers, capital raising and lender negotiations.

van Berings’ Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team also represents private equity funds, and other investors in distressed investing, DIP financing and distressed merger-and-acquisition transactions, including secured acquisitions from bankruptcy or similar insolvency procedures and foreclosure transactions, buying and selling of distressed debt, advising on due diligence, testing of investment theses, and trading issues.