The Restructuring department within Rubeya& Co-Advocates has the experience and expertise to address clients’ restructuring and insolvency needs. As the Burundi member firm of DLA Piper Africa, we have access to the global Restructuring practice of DLA Piper, as well as the expertise of the various DLA Piper Africa member firms across the continent. This ensures that we are well positioned to advice on cross-border matters.

Our experience enables us to provide a seamless, local and cross-border service with locally qualified lawyers to advice on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency through to recovery actions and asset recovery.

We serve a diverse client base encompassing debtors, lenders, government entities, shareholders, companies, distressed debt, asset buyers and investors. We advise clients across a wide range of industry sectors and have particular strength in energy, financial services, hospitality and leisure, real estate, technology and transportation.

We manage assignments from the mid-market to the largest national and abroad restructurings and insolvencies.

Our experience also extends to contentious issues arising from restructurings and insolvencies. 

The Restructuring department assists in the following matters:

  • Restructuring and reorganization strategy       
  • Refinancing strategy and implementation
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Disposals, including pre-packaged solutions
  • Real estate workouts
  • Debt recovery options
  • Restructuring and insolvency-related investigative work and litigation
  • Formal insolvency procedures and office holders conduct and regulation
  • Insolvency advice (including administration, receivership and liquidation, or the local equivalent)

For further informations on restructuring, please contact us.


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