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Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring

van Berings regularly advises its Clients to steer corporates through troubled waters in reaching the safest harbour while navigating the complex scene of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructurings in connection with the development and execution of sustainable solutions.

By combining sophisticated corporate, turnaround and business advisory skills, van Berings focuses on implementing creative and value added strategies aimed at effecting the most efficient 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 regularly assists troubled companies, creditors’ committees, secured creditors, lenders, investors 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 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 also assists private equity funds, and other investors in distressed investing, DIP financing and distressed M&A 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.