Global Finance Practice Expansion Continues at Paul Hastings with Recognized Restructuring Partner Addition in New York
New York—Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that
“Our preeminent global Restructuring and Finance practices have been rapidly expanding in New York, London and Chicago, and Pedro will make an excellent addition to our firm,” said
“I’ve been impressed with the firm’s lawyers and strength in leveraged finance, private equity and litigation, all complementary practices to restructuring,” said Jimenez. “I am looking forward to further growing Paul Hastings’ best-in-class client-centric offering,” he added.
Jimenez has had extensive experience in all aspects of Chapter 11 cases and out of court restructurings, including contentious and non-consensual restructurings, over more than 20 years and has also been involved in countless high-profile cross-border bankruptcy restructuring transactions involving Asia and Latin America. His recent cross-border experience includes advising Nissan Motor Corporation on the global restructuring and Chapter 11 case of Takata Corporation; PT Arpeni Pratama Ocean Line and the administrator of Cozumel Caribe, S.A. de C.V. in their Chapter 15 cases; Spain's Groupo Isolux on its global restructuring; and Spansion Japan in its cross-border restructuring. He has also acted as restructuring counsel, represented bondholder and creditor groups and buyers of distressed assets for The Lippo Group, Chrysler, Dana Corporation and others in the energy, automotive, shipping and telecommunications sectors.
Jimenez’s arrival follows several recent partner additions in London, including Regulatory and Fintech partner
Paul Hastings’ Restructuring and Finance practices regularly advise on the largest and most complex matters, including: representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the ongoing Puerto Rico bankruptcy case; advising leading clothing retailer New Look and its owner, Brait SE on a Company Voluntary Arrangement; representing THL Corporate Finance as first lien creditor agent in the Chapter 11 case of shoe retailer Aerogroup; representing the ad hoc committee of Tier 2 noteholders on the successful alternative restructuring plan for The Cooperative Bank; advising an ad hoc group of bondholders to Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skogindustrier on the ongoing restructuring discussions and associated litigation; advising energy exploration and production company Vanguard Natural Resources in its Chapter 11 case; advising Goldman Sachs and Citigroup on the financing for the £1 billion acquisition by Advent International of Laird PLC; and PBF Holding Company LLC’s syndicated $3.4 billion credit facility.
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