Insolvency

New firm Kepler-Karst adds London university professor as counsel

Recently established Spanish insolvency boutique Kepler-Karst has hired sovereign debt expert Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, chair of banking and finance law at Queen Mary University of London, as counsel.

03 March 2021

Bryan Cave restructuring head to join Simmons & Simmons in London

Simmons & Simmons has hired Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s EMEA head of restructuring in London, labelling the practice area “an investment priority” for the firm.

01 March 2021

Latham hires from Linklaters in London

Latham & Watkins has hired a former Linklaters partner in London who worked on the New Look, Agrokor, Metinvest and Codere restructurings.

26 February 2021

Abengoa enters insolvency in Spain

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

Indian IT company seeks reconsideration of dismissed Chapter 11

An Indian IT company has asked an Alabama court to reconsider the dismissal of its subsidiaries’ voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings, after international creditors argued the bankruptcy was filed in bad faith with no valid reorganisational purpose.

23 February 2021

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner hires from Brown Rudnick

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has hired Brown Rudnick partner Didier Bruère-Dawson to help expand its offering in Paris.

22 February 2021

Community roundup: Quantuma, Duff & Phelps, Roland Berger, FTI Consulting, Consignum and CTF Consultancy

Quantuma and Duff & Phelps have hired in London, while Germany’s Roland Berger and Consignum have expanded across the country, and FTI Consulting has promoted a new head of corporate finance and restructuring in Asia: meanwhile, a new Norway/UK boutique has opened in Oslo.

12 February 2021

New Middle East restructuring head for Alvarez & Marsal

Alvarez & Marsal has appointed the interim CFO of struggling hospital operator NMC Healthcare to lead its Middle East restructuring practice in Dubai.

11 February 2021

Hogan Lovells hires in London

Hogan Lovells has hired a commercial litigation team from Debevois & Plimpton that worked on the Nortel collapse, and a new co-head for its London M&A practice from White & Case.

08 February 2021

Maples hires in Hong Kong and Cayman Islands, promotes in London

The former head of Freshfields’ Asia restructuring practice and an English-qualified barrister have joined Maples Group as partners in Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands, while the firm has also promoted in London.

02 February 2021

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