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A top-notch restructuring group, capable of handling the biggest and the most difficult restructuring from either company side or creditors’ side.

- Chambers USA, Band 1 Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NY)

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.

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  • 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.

  • Brooks Brothers's Chapter 11 and Successful Stalking Horse Bid

    SPARC Group, a retail operator owned by Authentic Brands Group and Simon Property Group, in its going concern acquisition of the assets of Brooks Brothers, a New York-based apparel company, in the company’s chapter 11 case.

  • Lucky Brand's Chapter 11 and Acquisition

    SPARC Group, a retail operator owned by Authentic Brands Group and Simon Property Group, in its going concern acquisition of the assets of Lucky Brand Dungarees, a California-based designer and retailer of denim and apparel, in the company’s chapter 11 case.

  • J.Jill's Out-of-Court Restructuring

    TowerBrook Capital Partners in an out-of-court restructuring of more than $230 million of outstanding term loan debt of its portfolio company J.Jill, a nationally recognized women’s apparel brand.

  • GNC Holdings' Prearranged Chapter 11

    An ad hoc group of FILO term loan lenders in the prearranged chapter 11 cases of GNC Holdings, a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products.

  • J. Crew's Prearranged Chapter 11 Case

    TPG Partners in the prearranged chapter 11 proceedings of its portfolio company, J.Crew Group, an internationally recognized omni-channel retailer of women's, men's and children's apparel, shoes and accessories. The plan provided for, among other items, the equitization of approximately $1.65 billion of secured debt.

  • Neiman Marcus’ Restructuring

    An ad hoc committee of noteholders of Neiman Marcus, one of the world’s largest omni-channel luxury fashion retailers, in (a) a recapitalization transaction involving the exchange of unsecured notes into a new series of third lien notes and preferred equity in MyTheresa, a German luxury online retailer, and the issuance of new second lien notes and (b) the company’s subsequent prearranged chapter 11 case.

  • David's Bridal Out-of-Court Restructuring

    David’s Bridal, the nation’s leading bridal and special occasion retailer, in an out-of-court recapitalization transaction which provided for $55 million of new capital from existing lenders and the exchange of more than $275 million in existing term loan debt into new preferred and common equity securities.

  • TOMS Shoes Out-of-Court Restructuring

    The term loan lenders of TOMS Shoes, a maker of casual footwear with a unique gifting mission, in the company’s out-of-court restructuring which resulted in the term loan lenders owning 100 percent of the equity of TOMS on account of (a) the conversion of $300 million of secured term debt into equity and takeback debt in TOMS and (b) a new money investment.

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