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The Paul, Weiss Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Department serves as a critical advisor in almost every major, complex restructuring matter, helping companies, creditors and investors facing rapid market transformation respond to business challenges with comprehensive and innovative strategies. Diversity of matters and clients, senior-level attention and seamless delivery of multidisciplinary services distinguish the practice.

Gibson Brands Commences Chapter 11

Paul, Weiss is representing an ad hoc committee of Gibson Brands, Inc. noteholders, including KKR, in connection with Gibson’s chapter 11 proceedings. Gibson Brands is an iconic American manufacturer of guitars, other musical instruments and professional audio equipment based in Nashville, Tennessee. The company has received commitments for $135 million of debtor-in-possession financing from our clients, which will provide it with the liquidity necessary to maintain its operations during its reorganization proceedings. The company has also entered into a restructuring support agreement with our clients, who hold approximately 68 percent of its senior secured notes due in 2018.

The Paul, Weiss team includes bankruptcy partner Brian Hermann and counsel Robert Britton and Diane Meyers; corporate partners Lawrence Wee, Catherine Goodall, Raphael Russo and Brian Kim and counsel Chaim Theil and Bruce Gruder; litigation partners Jacqueline Rubin, Daniel Kramer and Aidan Synnott; tax partner Lindsay Parks; and employee benefits counsel Jason Ertel.

May 1, 2018

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