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Restrukturierung und Insolvenz

Crafting the optimal outcome

We have led on some of the biggest and most high-profile cross-border restructurings of recent years.

Our team has a wealth of experience acting for stakeholders involved in corporate restructurings or experiencing financial stress. We help boards of directors to steer corporates through troubled waters, and advise global investment funds, asset managers, banks, bondholders and other lenders on debt and corporate restructurings.

We also work closely with our sector specialists to build a deep understanding of the business and its financial pressure points. The team focuses on implementing sustainable solutions and managing the diversity of stakeholder expectations from start to finish. We are proud of our reputation for taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to speed up lengthy processes and achieve the best outcome for our clients.


Just months after Andrew Swaffield joined Monarch Airlines, the company’s backers announced their intention to walk away.

Andrew took over as group CEO and had 12 weeks to restructure the company and prepare it for sale. A Freshfields team was at Andrew’s side throughout. Here he explains what he valued most about our support.

Advising the H.C. Starck group, a large leading global technology metals business headquartered in Germany, in relation to its restructuring and an amendment and extension of its senior and mezzanine facilities.

Advising a group of 7 Spanish banks in the restructuring of the €1.063bn financial indebtedness of Nueva Pescanova (the parent company of the Nueva Pescanova Group) through a Spanish court-sanctioned refinancing agreement cramming down dissenting creditors. The restructuring included a €350-400m debt for equity swap and the refinancing of the remaining financial indebtedness.

Restrukturierung und Insolvenz

  • Insolvenzverfahren
  • Schemes of Arrangement
  • Sanierung
  • Transaktionen in der Sanierung und Insolvenz