Regional news: Luxembourg

Another German real estate group secures English plan meetings after COMI shift

UPDATED: An English High Court judge has convened three creditor meetings for a Part 26A restructuring plan for German real estate group Aggregate, but warned practitioners they need to give creditors proper notice and to stop pushing issues to sanction.

01 November 2023

Atento secures meetings for English restructuring plans

English and Luxembourg subsidiaries of New York-listed business process outsourcing group Atento have won approval to convene eight meetings for creditors to vote on a pair of English plans that will facilitate a wider restructuring for the group.

20 October 2023

Atento at ‘pivotal moment’ as English convening hearing looms

New York-listed business process outsourcing firm Atento is set to ask the English High Court to convene meetings for creditors to vote on a restructuring plan after it said it had met a “key milestone” by securing backstop commitments for US$76 million in exit financing.

05 October 2023

Judge Carey to mediate in TV Azteca forum dispute

Former Delaware bankruptcy judge Kevin Carey has been appointed to act as mediator in a forum dispute between Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca and a group of its international creditors that are trying to place it into a Chapter 11 process.

07 September 2023

Advisory firm Cork Gully expands into Luxembourg

London-headquartered heritage restructuring and special situations advisory firm Cork Gully has launched a new office in Luxembourg, to offer advice and management services to challenged and tail-end investment funds.

08 August 2023

Galapagos' 2019 restructuring was valid, English court finds

The Galapagos group’s internationally contested 2019 restructuring, which left its private equity shareholder in control and high yield noteholders with nothing, was valid under the group’s English law-governed intercreditor agreement, an English court has ruled.

28 July 2023

Swedish mattress maker's schemes sanctioned in London

Hilding Anders has completed its second restructuring in less than a year after an English court sanctioned inter-conditional schemes for the mattress maker’s Swedish and Luxembourgish subsidiaries.

12 July 2023

Atento enters RSA with advice from Sidley, Loyens & Loeff, Houlihan and FTI

Lawyers from Sidley Austin and Loyens & Loeff, and financial advisers from Houlihan Lokey and FTI Consulting, have helped a business process outsourcing firm with a focus on Latin America enter a bridge financing deal that will help it raise US$30 million in new money, while it contemplates a restructuring through a Part 26A plan in the UK.

04 July 2023

Kirkland, Loyens & Loeff and Latham advise as Swedish mattress maker secures English scheme meetings

UPDATED: Less than a year after Hilding Anders restructured its debts, Swedish and Luxembourgish subsidiaries of the mattress maker have obtained permission to hold meetings for a pair of schemes that would grant super-priority status to a new money facility and effect a debt-for-equity swap.

16 June 2023

Jersey court winds up “dual hatted” entity already in liquidation in Luxembourg

Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson and Appleby have secured the first substantive creditor winding up order under a new law in Jersey – against a rental guarantor company that is already in insolvency proceedings in Luxembourg.

15 June 2023

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