Our updated cross-border public M&A financing guide highlights key aspects of law and regulation which are relevant when financing a public takeover of a company in selected jurisdictions including: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Linklaters has advised Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. and its subsidiaries on the debt and equity restructuring undertaken through a Dutch law WHOA Restructuring Plan that completed on 30 June 2023. Amongst other things, the Plan facilitates the extension of maturities of the Steinhoff Group Services’ Debt to at least 30 June 2026 and implements an equity reorganisation.
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