Out-of-court restructuring

Greenberg Traurig hires in Boston

Greenberg Traurig has hired a new shareholder in Boston from Mintz Levin.

26 October 2020

Ashurst promotes restructuring lawyer in Germany

Ashurst has promoted a new partner in its restructuring and special situations practice in Germany.

19 October 2020

White & Case hires Sidley’s restructuring co-chairs in New York and Chicago

White & Case has hired three partners from Sidley Austin, including the co-chairs of its restructuring practice, Jessica Boelter and Bojan Guzina, who were just a few months into their new roles.

02 October 2020

Wachtell helps travel tech company restructure after settling IP dispute

UK-based travel technology company Travelport Worldwide has completed a debt restructuring that sparked litigation with its lenders in New York, after settling a dispute over the transfer of its intellectual property.

29 September 2020

White & Case, Latham and Carey Olsen advise as lenders take over Britain’s FatFace

Lawyers in London and Jersey have helped British fashion and lifestyle brand FatFace in a consensual debt-for-equity swap that has seen bank lenders and debt funds take control.

29 September 2020

Germany announces draft restructuring law in line with EU directive

German lawyers have cautiously welcomed a preventative restructuring regime outlined in a long-awaited draft bill that they hope will enable company rescues outside of insolvency and stymie the flow of companies who have headed abroad.

24 September 2020

Transocean clears noteholder injunction challenge to debt exchange

Rejecting protests from noteholders, a New York court has given the Switzerland-incorporated offshore drilling contractor Transocean approval to continue with a disputed exchange offer to restructure US$2 billion of its US$9 billion debt pile.

07 September 2020

Katten bolsters practice in Chicago and Dallas

Katten Muchin Rosenman has expanded in Chicago and Dallas, hiring the co-chair of Fox Rothschild’s bankruptcy litigation practice, and a partner from Akerman.

03 September 2020

Odebrecht subsidiary seeks court sanction for extrajudicial restructuring

The construction services arm of Brazil’s Odebrecht has submitted an extrajudicial restructuring of US$3.3 billion worth of notes to a court in São Paulo for final approval.

25 August 2020

A&O advising as India’s Suzlon completes bond restructuring

Indian wind turbine supplier Suzlon Energy has completed a restructuring of its step-up foreign currency convertible bonds, in what is believed to be the country’s largest bond restructuring to date.

19 August 2020

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