2018
  • dec
    2018
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    Acted for Rabobank on the collection of a receivable, pledged in its favour. In court proceedings in respect of the collection of the receivable, an objection to jurisdiction of the District Court of Amsterdam was filed on the basis that a pledgee should not be allowed to rely on a choice of forum in the underlying agreement between the pledgor and its counterparty. On behalf of Rabobank, we successfully opposed the objection both in the first instance and on appeal.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden Commerciële contracten en procesrecht
  • jun
    2018
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    Acted for an Israeli financial institution on the refinancing of a credit facility in The Netherlands.

    Financiering en zekerheden
  • apr
    2018
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    Assisted a group of funds with a €750m interest in the Revolving Credit Facility  provided to Hemisphere International Properties B.V., holding approx. €1,1 billion real estate for Steinhoff International Holding N.V., a South-African global retailer that is dual listed in Germany. Steinhoff deals mainly in furniture and household goods. It operates in Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States, Australia and New Zealand. As of August 2019, Steinhoff is active in 30 countries, with 12,000 retail outlets, 40 brands and approx. 130,000 employees.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • jan
    2018
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    Assisted Varova Fashion Group now known as Brand Retail Group (110 stores, 1500 people employed, €140m revenue p/a) and Standard Investment (as a shareholder) in negotiating an Amendment and Restatement relating to a Loan Facility Agreement with senior credit provider HIG WhiteHorse. Varova now focuses on its most successful brands Sissy Boy, Open 32 and Tumble ’n Dry. For news click here.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • jan
    2018
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    Assisted a multi-billion African investment bank to recover outstanding bond and note claims in excess of €200m.

    Corporate litigation Financiering en zekerheden
  • 2017
  • mei
    2017
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    Acted for (approx.) €120m turnover passenger transport organisation regarding its bank and the winding up of an unfortunate foreign investment.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • apr
    2017
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    Assisted in the restructuring and refinancing of a heavy lifting and heavy shipping business.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • 2016
  • sep
    2016
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    Acted as Dutch counsel for (several parts of) a financial institution holding substantial amounts of fixed rate bearer notes issued by PTIF BV and guaranteed by Oi S.A. under their € 7,500,000,000.00 Medium-Term Note Programme.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • apr
    2016
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    Acted for Coface and Glencore Grain in relation to (the bankruptcy of) Abengoa Bioenergy Netherlands B.V., a large bio-ethanol producer. Part of the Abengoa Group, a Spanish multinational corporation, it holds companies within the energy, telecommunications, transportation and environment sectors, with 13,341 employees and showing €330m turnover as of March 2019. 
     

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden
  • 2014
  • nov
    2014
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    Appointed on an annual basis as trustee of OW Bunker and OW Global Trading, two OW Bunker subsidiaries with an annual turnover of €1.5 billion. OW Bunker is one of the world's biggest players in oil bunkering.

    Insolventie en herstructurering Financiering en zekerheden