Acquisition & leveraged finance

Community roundup: Hires at Jeantet, White & Case and GÖRG

Updated: European firm Jeantet has established a restructuring practice with a four-lawyer team from France's Fidal in Paris; while White & Case has hired from Clifford Chance in Japan and GÖRG from Anchor Rechtsanwälte in Germany.

11 January 2021

Osler adds in Toronto

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt has hired a partner from Toronto firm Aird & Berlis with experienced in the energy, cannabis and steel manufacturing sectors.

06 August 2020

Seddons hires Brown Rudnick partner in London

London firm Seddons has recruited a partner from Brown Rudnick with credits on the cross-border restructurings of Arcapita, Lehman Brothers and Toys R Us.

05 August 2020

Brown Rudnick attorney negligence claim to go ahead in New York

The litigation trustee for bankrupt Dutch petrochemicals group LyondellBasell may pursue negligence claims against Brown Rudnick for the loss of a preference claim, a New York court has ruled.

30 July 2020

Community roundup: new recruits at Gordon Brothers, EY and Kirkland & Ellis

Gordon Brothers and EY have hired in Australia, Kirkland & Ellis and Thornton Grout Finnigan have recruited in Hong Kong and Toronto, and Quantuma and Freeths continue to expand in the UK.

20 July 2020

Brooks Brothers enters Delaware Chapter 11 with auction plans

Weil and Richards Layton & Finger are advising one of the oldest US apparel retailers, which has sought bankruptcy protection as it plots to sell its assets and drop “burdensome” leases.

09 July 2020

Shoosmiths advises on TM Lewin pre-pack, EY appointed in Australia

Shoosmiths has advised the administrators of London-based shirt retailer TM Lewin on a pre-pack sale that has shuttered all of its UK stores, as its Australian arm entered voluntary administration under EY.

06 July 2020

Premier Oil creditors back BP acquisitions

Creditors of oil and gas company Premier Oil have approved two “deleveraging” acquisitions ahead of a vote on its credit facilities, as the company restructures US$2.8 billion in debt.

02 July 2020

Cirque Du Soleil shareholders looking to steal the show in CCAA auction

Stikeman Elliott, Kirkland & Ellis and Pachulski Stang are advising the internationally recognised circus production company Cirque du Soleil in CCAA proceedings in its native Québec.

01 July 2020

Virgin Australia administrators select Bain Capital as new owner

Virgin Australia’s administrators have entered a sale agreement with US private equity group Bain Capital and warned shareholders not to expect any recoveries.

01 July 2020

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