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- Chambers USA, Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NYC) and "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019
Covia Emerges From Bankruptcy
- Client News
- December 31, 2020
Paul, Weiss advised an ad hoc group of term loan lenders in the successful restructuring of Covia Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of diversified mineral-based and material solutions for the global energy and industrial markets. Covia voluntarily filed for chapter 11 on June 29 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the company emerged from bankruptcy on December 31. Covia restructured approximately $1.6 billion of secured debt, and rejected and restructured its burdensome railcar leases.
The Paul, Weiss team included restructuring partners Brian Hermann, Andrew Parlen and Kyle Kimpler, counsel Diane Meyers, and of counsel Stephen Shimshak; corporate partners Jeffrey Marell, David Huntington, Austin Witt and Sarah Stasny; litigation partner William Clareman; tax partner Robert Holo; real estate partner Peter Fisch; executive compensation partner Andrew Gaines and counsel Lisa Krausz Eisenberg; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.