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Netherlands

Commercial, corporate and M&a
Commercial, corporate and M&a - ranked: tier 7

Florent

Florent is considered to be 'the best firm for SMEs and it helps entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses' and 'it is more efficient than the larger players'. Managing partner Pieter van den Brink advised Hemubo Almere on the acquisition of the majority of the shares in H&R Bouw and he acted with Matthijs Brons, who is 'highly valued for being results-oriented and efficient', for EAB Group Plc on the acquisition of 14% of the shares in the capital of Fortum Sun. The team's clients range from startups to private equity houses.

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Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 3

Florent

Florent’s practice, which is led by Yvette Borrius and Chris Jager, has expertise in cross-border commercial litigation, D&O liability litigation, commercial fraud and asset recovery litigation, and insolvency and restructuring-related disputes. Borrius is representing 15 former supervisory directors of a nursing home and healthcare and housing association group in a case pertaining to alleged financial mismanagement. Senior associate Karin Sixma joined from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in January 2018.

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Fraud and white-collar crime
Fraud and white-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Florent

Florent's team has a strong track record in in asset recovery and civil fraud matters. Key names in the team include practice head Kees van de Meent and counsel Cathalijne van der Plas.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Florent

Florent 'is a small law firm with an enormous footprint in the insolvency market, especially retail, which it serves with high-quality lawyers'. It is equally noted for having 'many experienced insolvency professionals to cope with large, high-pressure bankruptcies'. Both Hanneke de Coninck and Kees van de Meent 'are great to work with and have a good forward-looking approach'. De Coninck-Smolders was appointed by the Amsterdam District Court as the administrator in the suspension of payments of ten companies of the Doniger Fashion Group. The team is also assisting the G3 Group in the restructuring of its balance sheet, partial insolvency, and restructuring proposal for its various lenders and financiers. Rob van den Sigtenhorst is also a notable member of the team.

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