Rob van den Sigtenhorst
Rob is a partner at Florent, a corporate boutique focussed on Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance, M&A/Corporate and Corporate Litigation. He specialises in Banking and Finance and (cross-border/international) Restructuring & Insolvency.
Rob is a Fellow, INSOL International (honours, first in class). Legal500 named him as a Next Generation Lawyer (2017, 2018).
Rob is an author for a Dutch periodical on insolvency case law (Rechtspraak Insolventierecht) and a leading insolvency commentary (Tekst & Commentaar Insolventierecht) including for CERP, the ‘Dutch Scheme of Arrangement, or ‘WHOA’). He is a member of INSOL International, INSOL, NACIIL, and INSOLAD.
Major cases include Swissport, Thomas Cook, FNG, Oi Telecom restructuring, Grupo Isolux Corsán restructuring, Wagenborg fleet restructuring, Almatis restructuring (global, chapter 11), Bankruptcy of a Dutch bank, failure of a worldwide key supplier of a blue chip client (electronics), Imtech restructuring (Dutch based globally operating technical services provider), VION Food restructuring.
As a foreign associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York City, Rob broadened his experience with U.S. bankruptcy and cross-border insolvency working on cases like Patriot Coal, Kodak, Lehman, Elpida, and various other (Chapter 11, 15, other) cases. A secondment at ABN AMRO Bank allowed him to deepen his understanding of the client’s perspective.
In his spare time, Rob loves sailing with his wife Margot and kids Aimée, Justus and Juliette, cycling, cooking and playing the guitar. He enjoys good wines, whisky and the occasional cigar.