Ferdinand has a broad corporate practice with a focus on financing transactions, restructuring and debt management. He advises and represents borrowers and creditors in their cross-border finance deals and the finance aspects of M&A. Most of his practice concerns insolvency-sensitive or liability-driven transactions for multinational companies. Recently, Ferdinand has advised on international debt restructuring, bank negotiations in an unstable or strained setting, redesigning capital structures and contingency planning (Plan B).
Ferdinand regularly advises boards of directors of corporate clients, as well as their shareholders, creditors and investors on fiduciary duties and other typical considerations affiliated with distressed situations or transactions.
Ferdinand is recognised by IFLR1000, the Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, as a “Leading Lawyer – Highly Regarded” in banking and “Rising Star” in financial restructuring. He is a Fellow of the International Association of Insolvency Practitioners (INSOL International) and completed its pre-eminent advanced educational qualification focusing on international Restructuring. He regularly publishes on leveraged financing, corporate recovery and restructuring.
Ferdinand’s recent work includes advising: