Restructuring & Insolvency
What the team is known for
Esteemed and well-resourced practice that regularly assists domestic and international creditors with a range of bankruptcy and insolvency issues, including debt collection. Acts on in-court restructuring mandates through which insolvent companies negotiate compositions with creditors. Advises on the sale of businesses as going concerns or liquidates companies' assets through formal insolvency proceedings. Acts for important financial creditors on claims against bankruptcy estates. Handles bankruptcy matters in sectors including TMT, travel and energy.
"They are client-oriented and react promptly," states one interviewee.
Sources report: "Even though it is a large firm, the lawyers always prioritise enquiries and reply quickly, which makes me feel like I am their main client."
Acted for Bankernes EDB Central (BEC) on a dispute with Finansiel Stabilitet and the bankruptcy estate of Amagerbanken. BEC argued that it was owed compensation for Amagerbanken's withdrawal from the co-operative society.
Carsten Ceutz wins praise from clients for his proactivity and experience in this area. Sources also highlight his "very clear business focus." He advised the bankruptcy estate of Rejse Eksperterne on claims against its former managers. He also regularly assists financial creditors with restructuring mandates.
Interviewees praise Jørgen Hauschildt for being "very available and responsive," adding: "He listens to our concerns and is great at solving problems in a way that suits our business." He advised Mølbro on the sale of the company out of bankruptcy to Thyregod and Bodal Holding.
Interviewees highlight Michael Serring for his ability to "look over immense amounts of information and documents and get a total sense for the details," adding: "He takes responsibility and makes me feel that I am in safe hands." Serring often acts on the creditor side of important insolvency proceedings.
Troels Tuxen is lauded as "very solution-oriented and always two steps ahead. He very quickly sees where we need to be in the end and finds the path to get there." He is experienced on the creditor side of bankruptcy proceedings involving the tracing of assets in foreign jurisdictions. He also acts for debtors on negotiations with lenders for the restructuring of debt.