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- Chambers USA, Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NYC) and "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019
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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.
Recapitalization of Service King
An ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders, led by Clearlake Capital Group, in their recapitalization of Service King, a national automotive collision repair company, resulting in the infusion of $200 million of new capital into the company.
Grupo Aeromexico's Chapter 11 Proceedings
Co-counsel to Apollo Global Management, as DIP lender in the chapter 11 proceedings and contested confirmation process for Grupo Aeromexico, the flag carrier airline of Mexico.
Apollo Global Management as Sponsor in the Company's Chapter 11
Apollo Global Management on behalf of certain funds and accounts it manages in a $6.5 billion joint bid alongside Knighthead Capital Management and Certares Opportunities, as sponsor to Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.’s chapter 11 plan of reorganization and to fund the company’s exit from bankruptcy.
Nordic Aviation's Prearranged Chapter 11
Azorra Aviation, a commercial aircraft leasing company, in its acquisition and recapitalization of certain aircraft owning silos of Nordic Aviation Capital pursuant to a prearranged chapter 11 plan process.
Out-of-Court Refinancing of CHC Group
CHC Group, one of the largest providers of helicopter services, in connection with a comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization transaction involving the reduction of up to $520 million in funded debt and over $100 million in new money and other liquidity enhancements.
General Motors in Bankruptcy Court Litigation Related to Proposed Settlement of Ignition Switch Claims
General Motors LLC, the purchaser of substantially all of the assets of General Motors Corp (now known as Motors Liquidation Company) (“Old GM”), in litigation in the bankruptcy court related to a proposed settlement between a trust representing Old GM and plaintiffs asserting personal injury and economic loss claims arising from ignition switch and other alleged defects in vehicles manufactured by Old GM that were recalled in 2014.
Virgin Australia's Chapter 15 Cases
U.S. counsel to Bain Capital, as purchaser, in the sale of Virgin Australia pursuant to Australian Deeds of Company Arrangement and related United States chapter 15 cases.
Jack Cooper’s Chapter 11 Cases
Jack Cooper Ventures, a leading provider of finished vehicle logistics in North America for new and used vehicles and diversified logistical services in select non-automotive markets, and 18 of its subsidiaries and affiliates, in their chapter 11 cases in the Northern District of Georgia.
American Tire Distributor’s Prearranged Chapter 11 Case
An ad hoc group of term loan lenders in connection with the prearranged chapter 11 restructuring of American Tire Distributors, the largest replacement tire distributor in North America. The company’s plan provided for the restructuring of over $2 billion of debt, including the extension and modification of its term loan facility and equitization of its senior subordinated notes.
Sequa Corporation’s Out-Of-Court Restructuring
An ad hoc committee of certain unsecured noteholders of Sequa Corporation, an industrial company with operations in the aerospace, energy and metal coatings industries, in connection with the company’s out-of-court recapitalization and exchange offer transactions.