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Houthoff

WEENA 355, 3013 AL ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 10 217 2000
Fax:
Fax +31 10 217 2700
Email:
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York, Rotterdam

Gerhard Gispen

Tel:
Work +31 (0)10 217 2106
Email:
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Houthoff

Position

Gerhard is involved in international and cross-border restructuring and insolvency. He advises and represents both creditors (banks, investment funds and credit insurers) and domestic and foreign bankruptcy trustees in relation to restructuring and liquidations. Gerhard also represents clients in disputes that arise from crisis situations. In recent years, his work has focused mainly on the financial and energy sectors.

Gerhard is a member of the Dutch Association of Insolvency Practitioners (INSOLAD), INSOL International, the International Insolvency Institute and the International Bar Association (Insolvency Section). He regularly lectures and publishes on insolvency law. Gerhard was a member of the advising committee of the Netherlands Bar Association from 1998 to 2017. From 2011 to 2015, Gerhard was a member of the board of INSOL International. Gerhard is currently one of the three managing partners of Houthoff.


Netherlands

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Houthoff is credited with being 'a well-coordinated, clearly led team that quickly understands the business, the issues, and drives for results'. Team head Frédéric Verhoeven 'remains his calm and composed self under all circumstances making sure you get what you need'. Gerhard Gispen and Christiaan Zijderveld are other key members of a team. Recent work includes acting for American Industries Partners over two years in a complex restructuring of the Goss Group, through which bankruptcy was avoided.

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