Work Area: Corporate reorganisations

A deep dive into the GRR 30 2023

The seventh edition of the GRR 30 has been published following a year of research that was significantly more ambitious in 2023 compared to previous years, both in size and complexity. We take a look at the results – including some surprises – and consider what the 30 might look like next year.

15 December 2023

The GRR 100 2023 is live

The seventh edition of the GRR 100 is now live, featuring 156 firms from 41 jurisdictions that we can confidently say have demonstrable experience and expertise in cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.

14 December 2023

Delaware judge recognises NextPoint’s Canadian RVO

The parent of tax preparation services provider Liberty Tax has secured US recognition of a Canadian reverse vesting order, allowing it to sell its assets and spin its liabilities into two new companies that are set to be liquidated.

13 December 2023

Quinn Emanuel expands in London

A former Morrison & Foerster partner, who was part of a team acting for Softbank’s top company when a multi-million dollar claim was brought against it by Credit Suisse, has moved to Quinn Emanuel after 14 years at her previous firm.

13 December 2023

Pinsent Masons launches Australian restructuring practice

The head of restructuring and insolvency at insurance-focused boutique Gilchrist Connell has moved to Pinsent Masons with her team to launch the firm’s Australia restructuring practice.

12 December 2023

New Silkroutes scheme sanctioned in Singapore

Singaporean healthcare and energy holding company New Silkroutes has obtained sanction of a pre-packaged scheme in Singapore through which its largest unsecured creditor, a Canadian real estate investment group, is set to take a majority stake in the company.

06 December 2023

Willkie hires new European co-chair

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired a former global vice-chair of Latham & Watkins’ restructuring and special situations practice, who its London team recently worked with on the restructuring plan for British care home group Lifeways.

05 December 2023

German court confirms IT consultancy Softline’s StaRUG

The StaRUG process can be used to take public companies private in the context of impending insolvency and where there is no alternative investor, a German court has found, as it confirmed a plan for IT consultancy Softline that will wipe out all but one of its shareholders and preserve creditors’ rights.

05 December 2023

HFW expands in Australia

The former leader of MinterEllison’s mining focus group in Perth has joined Holman Fenwick Willan’s restructuring practice, telling GRR his new firm has a commitment to growth in the APAC and Middle East that will give him a “solid foundation” to help clients expand in those regions.

01 December 2023

Promotion roundup: Weil, Simpson Thacher, Cleary, White & Case and Interpath

Weil’s Houston office is gaining a new restructuring partner, Simpson Thacher is promoting in London, and Cleary is elevating a senior attorney in New York, as White & Case names four new partners across the US and Europe for 2024, and Interpath promotes two new directors.

28 November 2023

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