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Partner Bruce MacNeil and managing associate James Lydeard at Ogier observe what makes the use of Jersey-incorporated acquisition and holding vehicles attractive for international restructuring transactions featuring debt for equity swaps, amid the emergence of a growing trend.
26 March 2021
New Look and its landlords have tussled over arguments on jurisdiction, voting, disclosure and unfair prejudice in a trial challenging the high street retailer’s company voluntary arrangement, which has lasted five days so far and is set to continue tomorrow.
23 March 2021
Spanish and international firms are gearing up for what could be Spain’s biggest insolvency to date, after industrial conglomerate Abengoa’s top holding company filed a voluntary petition on Monday.
24 February 2021
Global tobacco company Pyxus has secured CCAA protection for its cannabis subsidiaries after exiting Chapter 11, while New York-based cannabis company iAnthus has seen off an appeal against its Canadian restructuring.
05 February 2021
The administrators of Singapore-listed lithium miner Alita Resources have been blocked from effectuating a deed of company arrangement, pending a dispute over a sale process they oversaw for a mothballed mine in Western Australia.
07 January 2021
An ad hoc group of Swissport’s senior unsecured noteholders has dropped its challenges to the Chinese-owned aviation group’s English scheme, just as the sanction hearing was due to start.
10 December 2020
Norwegian Air has entered a formal restructuring process in Norway to run parallel to its Irish examinership, and announced an agreement to convert over €7 million of debt into equity.
09 December 2020
Two weeks after it sought bankruptcy protection in Ireland, Oslo-headquartered Norwegian Air has laid out plans to pursue debt-for-equity swaps with several groups of creditors.
04 December 2020
Brazil’s senate has approved a long-tabled bankruptcy law, which is set to introduce cross-border provisions based on the UNCITRAL Model Law to the country’s regime.
27 November 2020
Months after it approved a restructuring plan for telecoms company Frontier Communications, a New York court has appointed Evercore Group as its financial adviser and set its fees at a “reasonable” level, after repeat objections from creditors that they were “excessive”.
04 November 2020
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