Corporate Restructuring & Financial Reorganization

Practice Group

Our Corporate Restructuring and Financial Reorganization Group advises both debtors in financial difficulties and creditors in restructuring and refinancing transactions. Our team is very experienced in out-of-court reorganizations and works closely with our Restructuring and Insolvency Group in in-court proceedings. Our Group provides seamless corporate, finance, insolvency and tax advice with respect to all financial distress issues.


Our Corporate Restructuring and Financial Reorganization Group, where appropriate in close collaboration with other key practice groups, offers advice and assistance to our clients in areas including:

  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization schemes, both domestic and cross-border
  • Corporate governance: board duties in financial distress situations relating to risk management, insolvency regulation, restructuring measures, disclosure, restatement of financial statements, tax aspects, (equal) treatment of creditors and directors & officers liability protection
  • Distressed M&A: acquisitions or divestitures of companies or businesses in financial distress
  • Tax-efficient corporate restructuring, turnaround, refinancing and rescue plans, including prepacks and negotiations with tax authorities
  • Analysis and negotiation of credit and loan agreements, including advice in default situations, re-financing and re-scheduling of claims and realization of pledged assets and other securities
  • Structuring and negotiation of bridge loans, convertible loans and loan-to-own transactions
  • Restructuring of bonds and notes, including assistance to lead managers, issuers and bondholder representatives on bondholder meetings and listing aspects
  • Bank reorganization and resolution planning / opinion practice on bank insolvency
  • TUPE-like transfers of employees, mass dismissals, social plans, partial liquidation of pension plans



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Awards & Recognitions

The group and leading practitioners are highly ranked and recognised among leading law firms in global directories and publications:

  • Chambers Global and Europe
  • Legal 500
  • The Global Restructuring Review (GRR)
  • IFLR 1000
  • Who's Who Legal Switzerland and International
  • Expert Guides
  • World Tax Review

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