Christiaan Zijderveld

Christiaan Zijderveld

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Christiaan staat cliënten bij die zich in financieel zwaar weer bevinden. Hij adviseert ook schuldeisers (bijv. financiële instellingen en hedge funds) met "distressed" investeringen. Christiaan is betrokken (geweest) bij het faillissement van Lehman Brothers Treasury  Co B.V., Lehman Brothers Securities N.V. (Curaçao) en DSB Bank.

In de afgelopen jaren is Christiaan veel werkzaam geweest in zaken die verband houden met de vastgoedsector, de retailsector en de oil/gas offshore-sector. Onlangs leidde Christiaan het Houthoff-team dat adviseert over de grensoverschrijdende herstructurering van Agrokor, een Oost-Europees agri/food concern. Christiaan stuurt het team aan dat verantwoordelijk is voor het opstellen van het Uniform Herstelkader Rentederivaten, een compensatiemechanisme waarmee Nederlandse MKB'ers gecompenseerd worden voor rentederivaten die zij kochten van de zes grootste banken in Nederland.

  • “Zijderveld ‘offers strategic skills and in-depth insolvency and legal knowledge, including a sense of market developments and changing circumstances. He also provides a proactive attitude.’”
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2021 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2021 Edition)
  • “Christiaan Zijderveld is very knowledgeable, creative and a pleasure to work with.”
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2021 Edition)
  • “Christiaan Zijderveld is a top class lawyer and very practical.”
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2021 Edition)
  • “Christiaan Zijderveld doesn’t need much information to analyse the situation and knows how to solve the issue.”
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2021 Edition)
  • “Clients praise Christiaan Zijderveld for being ‘very good at taking charge in a proactive way.’”
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2020 Edition)
  • “He is very experienced in handling the technical parts of insolvency proceedings.’”
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2020 Edition)
  • “Christiaan Zijderveld is an excellent, technical and creative lawyer who is very commercial and client-friendly.”
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2020 Edition)
  • “A source remarks that Zijderveld is ‘very knowledgeable and a good person to work with.’”
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2019 Edition)
  • “He is a very efficient lead who ensures that his team delivers high-quality work in a timely fashion and he has a great sense for when it is important for him to step in.’”
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2019 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2019 Edition)
  • "He has a very deep knowledge of the law but is also very geared towards getting a solution for both customers and the society as a whole."
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2018 Edition)
  • Recommended
    Legal 500, Restructuring and Insolvency (2018 Edition)
  • "Clients are impressed with his 'pragmatic style' and his 'good eye for the detail,' which he applies 'without losing an overview of the great picture'."
    Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency (2017 Edition)
  • Recommended as a 'Rising star in the practice area Restructuring and insolvency'.
    IFLR1000 (2017 Edition)
  • Advised OLA Electric on the acquisition of electric scooter company Etergo B.V.
  • Acted as Dutch counsel in connection with the preparation and implementation of the settlement plan relating to the  Agrokor group. Agrokor entered into an insolvency process in 2017 under  'Lex Agrokor', a law passed in Croatia aimed at the restructuring of Agrokor in view of its systemic importance for the Croatian economy. The business has been transferred to the Fortenova Group. 
  • Advised the Independent Derivatives Committee - appointed by the Minister of Finance - in preparing and drafting a uniform repair framework for compensation by the Dutch banking sector of SME clients that bought interest rate derivatives.