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We are a broad team of dedicated experts.

We represent shareholders, creditors, liquidators, companies experiencing financial difficulties and other interested parties.

We advise on out-of-court and court restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

Contact us: RIDesk@arendt.com

We serve

  • Shareholders and equity investors
  • Creditors such as financial institutions, debt funds, bondholders and suppliers
  • Board members
  • Distressed companies and groups
  • Receivers, liquidators, administrators and other insolvency practitioners

Our expertise

Shareholders

  • Investment in/disposal of distressed companies or assets
  • Restructuring of portfolio companies
  • Liability and voidance claims
  • Valuation of assets (Arendt Business Advisory - ABA)
  • Restructuring and turnaround plans (ABA)

Creditors (financial institutions, debt funds, bondholders, suppliers)

  • Secured and unsecured financings to distressed companies
  • Representation at creditors’ committees and bondholders’ meetings
  • Debt-for-equity swaps
  • Application towards a debtor’s bankruptcy
  • Liability and voidance claims
  • Enforcement of security arrangements

Distressed businesses

  • Contingency planning, debts maturities, liquidity shortfall
  • Restructurings with major stakeholders
  • Refinancing of external debt
  • Insolvency filings
  • Social plans and related employment law matters
  • Valuation of assets (ABA)
  • Restructuring and turnaround plans (ABA)
  • External liquidator, including for illiquid assets (Arendt Services - AS)

Board members

  • Duties in the context of financial difficulties
  • Personal liability claims
  • Criminal law matters
  • Board mandates/Interim management for distressed companies (ABA/AS)

Receivers, liquidators, administrators and other insolvency practitioners

  • General assistance to foreign insolvency practitioners
  • Assistance to local receivers and liquidators in relation to matters requiring specialised expertise and/or resources
  • Valuation of assets (ABA)
  • Restructuring and turnaround plans (ABA)

Other services

  • General advice on the conditions and consequences of an insolvency
  • State aid advice in relation to restructurings
  • Representation before local and foreign courts
  • Expert opinions on Luxembourg law matters for foreign courts
  • Tax matters in the context of a distressed investment or business
  • Corporate services in relation to takeover of distressed companies (AS)
  • Preparation of financial statements and cash flow projections (AS)

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