Our Restructuring group is regularly sought out to advise on high-stakes, high-profile matters in this space, including numerous cross-border matters and cases of international significance. Unique in the industry, our practice covers committee-side, debtor-side and bank-side work. We have cemented our reputation as a major player in this arena over the past few years, with instructions on a raft of complex and unique matters, and are recognized as a leading group for international bankruptcies involving Latin America, as well as debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and exit financing transactions.
Restructuring Team of the YearBritish Legal Awards
"Very good at getting deals done quickly and on time"Chambers USA
Commended for innovative work in Capital Trust's restructuringFinancial Times
Representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and other instrumentalities in the largest municipal restructuring ever attempted under U.S. law.
Advised GCX Limited in its successful chapter 11 restructuring of over $1B in liabilities.
Represented Cred Inc. in the first bankruptcy in the U.S. involving a cryptocurrency business.
Advising an Ad Hoc Group of Secured Noteholders of Avianca Holdings, developing a novel structure to allow the noteholders to participate in the $2B DIP financing.
Representing MUFG Union Bank in relation to Chesapeake Energy’s USD10+ billion bankruptcy.
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.