Exceptionally volatile markets have thrown into focus a number of issues about the way financial restructuring operates on both a domestic and cross-border basis. Paul Hastings provides market intelligence and strategic legal counsel to guide our clients through complex restructurings and turnarounds.

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Client Successes

Represented Wells Fargo, as agent for the prepetition and DIP lenders, in the Chapter 11 and CCAA cases of Bumble Bee Foods LLC

Represented New Look Retailers on its creditors voluntary arrangement

Represented Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, S.A.B. de C.V. in the successful restructuring of its senior notes and advised on the Chapter 11 process.

Represented Barclays PLC, as agent for the prepetition and DIP lenders, in the Chapter 11 cases of Mattress Firm, Inc.

Represented the funds responsible for the restructuring of The Co-Operative Bank

Represented the Official Committee of the Unsecured Creditors of Puerto Rico in its bankruptcy case

Represented GCX Limited in its Chapter 11 cases

Represented GT Advanced Technologies in its Chapter 11 cases

Represented Royal Bank of Canada as agent for the pre-petition lenders in the Chapter 11 restructuring of GST AutoLeather, Inc.

Innovative Thinking and Tailored Solutions

  • Our experienced lawyers have handled some of the most significant restructurings throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, providing tailored solutions to address our clients’ business priorities.
  • We have represented clients such as Morgan Stanley, RBC, UBS, and Wells Fargo as agents and first lien lenders on exit and debtor-in-possession lending transactions. We also regularly advise financial institutions, private equity, and hedge funds in the acquisition of distressed assets.
  • Our wide-ranging experience spans a range of key industries, including energy, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, retail, restaurants, telecommunications, media, and technology.

Recognition for our Restructuring Practice

  • Recognized for our leading Restructuring practice by Legal 500 US and Chambers USA
  • Named the Restructuring Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards
  • Commended for innovative work in Capital Trust’s restructuring by the Financial Times