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- Chambers USA, Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NYC) and "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019
Consumer Products, Retail & Apparel
Our restructuring department fields large, multidisciplinary teams that leverage the resources of our firm as a whole. We act on all sides of cutting-edge restructuring transactions across a range of industries.
Revlon's Chapter 11 Cases
Revlon, a leading global beauty company, and certain of its subsidiaries in their chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Party City's Chapter 11 Case
Party City, a global leader in the celebrations industry, and certain domestic subsidiaries in its prearranged chapter 11 proceedings, as well as the provision of $150 million of debtor-in-possession financing, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas.
Chapter 11 Cases of Serta Simmons
An ad hoc group of first lien lenders of Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, one of the leading producers of mattresses and bedding products in the United States and Canada, in connection with the chapter 11 cases filed by the company and its affiliates in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Alex and Ani Chapter 11 Cases
Lion Capital, as secured lender and equity sponsor, in the chapter 11 cases of Alex and Ani, a customizable jewelry company. The restructuring plan allowed the company to reorganize its balance sheet, optimize its retail lease portfolio, resolve litigation involving the company’s founder, and convert the company’s $127 million of prepetition secured debt into 100% of the reorganized company’s equity.
Chapter 11 Cases of The Collected Group
The Collected Group, an international fashion group headquartered in California which is recognized globally as a leading designer, distributor and retailer of the Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliot brands, and its debtor subsidiaries, in their chapter 11 cases in the District of Delaware.
Section 363 in the Chapter 11 Cases of Ascena Retail
Simon Property Group, a primary landlord of numerous retail properties leased to Ascena Retail Group, in connection with Ascena’s sale to Sycamore Partners pursuant to a section 363 sale in its chapter 11 cases in the Eastern District of Virginia.
McGraw Hill's Out-of-Court Recapitalization
McGraw Hill, a leading educational publisher, in a comprehensive out-of-court debt recapitalization that involved (a) the amendment of the terms and maturities of the existing term loans and revolving facility commitments and (b) an issuance of new secured notes. The new secured notes were issued for cash, exchanged for existing holding company loans or in exchange of existing unsecured notes, all on terms negotiated among the relevant parties.
Revlon's Successful Out-of-Court Exchange Offer
Revlon, a leading global beauty company, in its subsidiary’s successful out-of-court exchange offer.
American Achievement Corporation's Involuntary Chapter 11 Cases
Affiliates of Prudential Capital Partners and Onex Falcon as petitioning creditors in the involuntary chapter 11 cases and subsequent consensual out-of-court restructuring of American Achievement Corporation, a leading publisher of yearbooks, manufacturer and direct marketer of scholastic and graduation products, and provider of graduation commencement services.
Recapitalization of The IMAGINE Group
The IMAGINE Group, a leading provider of visual print communications and experiential marketing solutions, in its recapitalization transaction, which involved a $550 million deleveraging and a $100 million new money investment.