NPLs and Distress Assets

ARCLIFFE LLP’s NPLs and Distressed Assets practice group advises clients on sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) and distressed assets.

Distressed companies in CEE have increasingly used the sale of NPLs and distressed assets in the past years. As part of a full-service firm, ARCLIFFE LLP’s lawyers have been involved in some interesting NPLs and distressed assets deals in CEE, employing attorneys from all practice areas, including corporate, real estate and tax attorneys, to provide clients with a range of experience that benefits all stakeholders.

Our lawyers advising in NPLs and distressed assets practice are both internationally and locally qualified, with relevant expertise in capturing the relevant aspects of acquisition and financing of non-performing loans.

A selection of our collective knowledge, includes advising:

  • Cerberus Capital Management. Representation on the due diligence and acquisition aspects related to a loan portfolio owned by a major bank in CEE.
  • The Blackstone Group. Advising with respect to structuring the acquisition of a portfolio distressed loans granted for the development of industrial parks in Romania and Serbia.
  • Dexia. Representation in connection with the restructuring and disposal towards several international financial institutions of portfolio amounting to 800 million euro infrastructure loans.
  • Volksbank International. Representation in connection with the acquisition of real estate loan portfolio (residential and office) owned by a leading real estate developer in CEE.
  • CEE Financial Institution. Advising in connection with restructuring and disposal of a loan portfolio granted by an international bank for loans backed by real estate properties for a number of local Romanian financial institutions.
  • Swiss Private Equity Investor. Advising Swiss fund specialized in distressed debt acquisition in connection with the acquisition of multiple portfolios of distressed debt secured by personal and patrimonial (including real estate) security.

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