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Marcel Windt

Marcel Windt specialises in insolvency law and restructuring. He acts both as a court-appointed trustee and as an adviser to companies, funds, foreign trustees, foreign counsel, creditors, interim management and banks. Marcel advises his clients on liability, risk- and reputation management, complex refinancings and distressed acquisitions.He focusses on the restructuring methods of a business in relation to its financial issues, often in an international environment.

In the past, Marcel had a role as supervisory director of a law firm, of  a regional hospital, was Chairman of the panel of Insolad that would advice on complaints about professional behavior of it’s members, board member of a small school charity, court appointed crisis manager of a EU subsidized financially troubled Foundation, board member of Art Institution de Ateliers, co founder of a child care institute, and currently Marcel is involved as Chairman of the Steinhoff Recovery Foundation, a vehicle that executes the Steinhoff  Global Settlement.

Marcel followed post graduate courses on finance, economics and business mediation. He is a trained Restructuring Expert - a former president and now a honourary member of the Dutch chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, a former INSOLAD board member, a member of INSOLAD's disciplinary committee and active member of INSOL Europe. Guides that chart the legal market such as  IFLR, Legal 500 and Chambers rank Marcel as one of the leading restructuring and insolvency specialists in The Netherlands.

Chambers and Partners 2023:

"He is always available and responsive, able to discern the core issues swiftly and come up with a pragmatic approach or suggestions for further discussion."

Legal 500 2023:

"Marcel Windt is noted for his exceptional commercial acumen and ability to guide clients through tough storms. He is also an excellent communicator and knows how to take a leading role in negotiations and bring parties together. Excellent trait in distressed restructuring scenario’s."

Team Expertise

Restructuring & insolvency Restructuring & insolvency / International engagements Corporate / M&A