Aroen Kuitenbrouwer


Aroen specialises in general (investment grade) lending (including fund financing and receivables financing), real estate finance and restructuring and workouts of companies in financial distress.

His clients include a number of financial institutions, private equity firms, ASML, Royal Ahold Delhaize, Rituals, SuitSupply and Royal IHC Merwede.

Aroen has represented companies and financial institutions in a wide range of domestic and cross border corporate and multi-bank debt restructurings, and has acted on the first two large scale landmark Dutch Scheme (WHOA) proceedings in the Netherlands.

Aroen has particular expertise in advising consortiums of lenders on the new WHOA scheme. Clients appreciate that he is "knowledgeable and very pleasant to work with."

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Member of Netherlands Bar Association

Member of the Dutch Association of Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD)

Member of Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NVRII)

Member of the Dutch Restructuring Association (NVvH)


He is an excellent lawyer with a strong profile in leveraged finance and restructurings.
Chambers Europe, Restructuring 2021
He is a technical partner. He's good.
Chambers Europe 2021, Banking & Finance



Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2003

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Insolventierecht


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A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.