Highlight matters

apr 2018

Assisting a group of funds with an interest in the Revolving Credit Facility of EUR 750,000,000,- provided to Hemisphere International Properties B.V., holding approx. EUR 1,1 billion real estate for Steinhoff International Holding N.V., a South-African multibillion retail group in distress.

aug 2017

Acting as Dutch counsel for (several parts of) a financial institution holding substantial amounts of the fixed rate bearer notes issued by PTIF BV and guaranteed by Oi S.A. under their EUR 7,500,000,000.00 Euro Medium Term Note Programme.

apr 2016

Acting for Coface and Glencore Grain in relation to (the bankruptcy of) Abengoa Bioenergy Netherlands B.V., a large bio ethanol producer as part of the Abengoa Group, a Spanish multinational.

oct 2015

Acting as one of the bankruptcy trustees over Intergen owned Rijnmond Energy, an 820 megawatt and EUR 0,5 billion base load power plant in the Rotterdam area.

jan 2015

Acted for Alteri in the bidding process of the bankrupted retailer Mexx.

nov 2014

Appointed trustee of OW Bunker and OW Global Trading, two OW Bunker subsidiaries with an annual turnover of EUR 1.5 billion on an annual basis. OW Bunker is one of the world's biggest players in oil bunkering

mar 2014

Acted as trustees in bankruptcy of KPNQwest N.V. in a law suit against Qwest, KPN and certain directors of KPNQwest. The law suit was settled for EUR 260.000.000,- possibly the largest directors and officers liability settlement on Dutch territory till today.

may 2013

Advising NedCar, in its successful rescue through a deal with BMW and VDL.

aug 2012

Acting for the Dutch part of the US Chapter 11 restructuring of US based ATP Oil & Gas.

feb 2012

Acted for the Dutch National Railways in the restructuring of the HSL-Zuid (high speed) activities.

nov 2011

Acting for Pan-Invest as the management of the Dutch holdco in the restructuring of a large Romanian Real Estate Fund.

nov 2011

Acting for the management of the Dutch finance company of Q-Cells in the restructuring (and sale) of the German solar energy equipment producer Q-Cells SE.

apr 2011

Acting as Dutch counsel to the facility agent of the real estate fund holding parts of the Karstadt Quelle real estate.

jan 2007

Assisting the German administrator of the (parent of) BenQ Mobile Holding BV, the holdco for the former German BenQ-Siemens mobile phone division

mar 2005

Acting als liquidator of the majority of the Enron entities in as much as these were structured through the Netherlands.

jan 2004

Acting as Dutch counsel for dr Bondi, the Italian special administrator appointed by the Italian Government over Parmalat. The four Dutch (finance) vehicles represented at the time more than four billion (EUR 4.000.000.000,-) of the Group debt and were finally, after the debt restructuring, liquidated in 2016.