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Offshore rig operator Seadrill Limited has appointed EY as its joint provisional liquidators in Bermuda for the second time in four years after a conflict between creditors saw it file for Chapter 11 protection in Texas last week.
15 February 2021
Five of offshore rig operator Seadrill’s Asian subsidiaries have entered Chapter 11 proceedings in Texas, listing Dubai’s ZDN Investment and Saudi Arabia-based Algosaibi Services Company as their largest unsecured creditors.
08 February 2021
A subsidiary of Bermuda-incorporated, Jersey-headquartered miner Petra Diamonds has had its English scheme sanctioned, with the judge assuming it could be recognised in the EU since the proceedings were commenced before the UK’s Brexit transition period closed.
12 January 2021
An English subsidiary of an African diamond miner has sought recognition of its scheme proceedings in New York, two weeks after the joint provisional liquidators of a Bermudian insurance company also filed Chapter 15 proceedings in the city.
16 December 2020
BlackOak is advising the “light-touch” provisional liquidators of Chinese fertiliser company Century Sunshine Group, who have won recognition in Singapore to seek a restructuring of locally-listed notes.
15 December 2020
London-based offshore driller Seadrill Partners and 28 of its international subsidiaries have filed Chapter 11 proceedings in Texas, citing Bermuda-incorporated Seadrill Ltd, which itself went through bankruptcy two years ago, as their largest unsecured creditor.
03 December 2020
Faced with a US$7 billion level of funded indebtedness, the Digicel group concluded a comprehensive debt restructuring in June 2020 that left its shareholders intact. A key aspect of the restructuring plan was an innovative Bermuda scheme of arrangement that was used as an alternative to Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Edward Rance, an associate at Conyers, reports.
23 November 2020
A Hong Kong court has clarified that offshore provisional liquidators are not entitled to a general stay of local proceedings following a standard recognition order, in a ruling that has “punctured a long-standing myth” according to one barrister.
20 November 2020
The Bermudian provisional liquidators of an insolvent insurance company have requested Chapter 15 recognition of their appointment in Florida, seeking to take control of its US assets following regulatory breaches at the company.
04 November 2020
The provisional liquidators of a Bermuda-incorporated investment holding company and the liquidators of a Bermudian water company are seeking Chapter 15 recognition of their appointments, in separate proceedings filed in New York in September.
01 October 2020
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