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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.

  • Restructuring Team of the Year

    British Legal Awards
  • "Very good at getting deals done quickly and on time"

    Chambers USA
  • Commended for innovative work in Capital Trust's restructuring

    Financial Times

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

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

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