Fusion Connect, Inc.
Advised Fusion Connect, Inc., a leading service provider of cloud communications and secure network solutions with a focus on serving mid-market and enterprise businesses on its comprehensive balance sheet recapitalization
MRO Holdings, Inc. (Panama)
Advised MRO Holdings, a leading airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services provider in the Americas, on its term loan financing
Advising My Alarm Center, a nationwide provider of security and smart home monitoring services, on the acquisition of Alert 360, a leading competitor in the alarm monitoring industry
Universal Fiber Systems
Advised Universal Fiber Systems, a leading supplier of solution-dyed fibers, on its $250mm Unitranche Term Loan financing
MDC Texas Energy
Advised MDC Texas Energy in connection with its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and sale of substantially all of its oil and gas assets to Maple Energy Holdings pursuant to a plan of reorganization
My Alarm Center
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring of My Alarm Center, a provider of security and smart home monitoring services
Assets of NPC International, a former national Wendy’s and Pizza Hut franchisee
Advised the Company on its chapter 11 proceedings and $801mm sale through a § 363 process
Canopy Growth Corporation
Advised Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company, on its US$750 million term loan financing with King Street Capital Management, L.P.
Speedcast International Limited
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the Chapter 11 restructuring of Speedcast International Limited (ASX:SDA)
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First-Lien Term Loan lenders of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. with respect to (i) negotiation of a restructuring support agreement, including a fully backstopped DIP and exit financing and (ii) a sale of Ann Taylor, LOFT and Lane Bryant as well as the intellectual property assets of the Justice and Catherine’s brands.
Acacia Pharma Group plc
Advised Acacia Pharma Group plc, a US headquartered commercial stage biopharmaceutical company incorporated in England and listed in Belgium, on its placing of 10m new ordinary shares at a price of €2.70 per share
Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations
Advised Sunwing, a leading Canadian travel company and leisure airline, on its C$375mm financing under the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program administered by the Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corp. and overseen by the Government of Canada
Extraction Oil and Gas
Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors on the in-court restructuring of Extraction Oil and Gas, Inc., an Exploration and Production company focused on the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin
Advised Pacific Drilling, an international provider of offshore drilling services, on its pre-arranged Chapter 11 restructuring
Cirque du Soleil
Advised the Company on its CCAA and Ch.15 proceedings and $1.5bn sale through a Sale and Investment Solicitation Process (SISP)
iQor Holdings Inc.
Advised the ad-hoc Cross-Holder Group of lenders on the fully consensual Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization of iQor Holdings Inc., a business process outsourcing company
Gannett Co., Inc.
Advised Gannett Co., Inc., a news media and marketing solutions company, on the refinancing of ~$500mm of its term loan with convertible notes
Advised the Committee of Unsecured Creditors on the in-court restructuring of Libbey, Inc., a leading tableware manufacturer
Revlon Consumer Products Corporation
Advised Ad Hoc Group of Note Holders with respect to Revlon’s Exchange Offer
Alert 360 (Central Security Group, Inc.)
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the out-of-court restructuring of Alert 360 (Central Security Group, Inc.), a leading home-security provider
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan Lenders on Akorn’s in-court recapitalization
J. Jill, Inc.
Advised TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., a leading investment management company and majority shareholder of J. Jill, on the comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization of J. Jill
Travel & Transport
Advising Corporate Travel Management on its acquisition of US-based travel management company Travel & Transport and the associated A$375mm equity raise
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the Chapter 11 restructuring of Skillsoft Limited, a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions globally
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders on the prepackaged in-court restructuring of Unit Corporation
Advised Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) in connection with PG&E’s in-court restructuring
CSM Bakery Solutions
Advised the Ad-Hoc Group of First Lien and Second Lien Lenders on consensual out-of-court amend & extend
American Commercial Lines
Advised American Commercial Lines, a leading provider of maritime transportation services, on its pre-packaged in-court recapitalization
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan B Lenders on the restructuring of 4L Holdings Corporation
Fusion Connect, Inc.
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of 1L lenders with respect to Fusion's Chapter 11 proceeding
Destination Maternity Corporation
Advised Destination Maternity Corporation, the largest maternity, apparel specialty retailer in the United States, on the sale of its intellectual property, e-commerce business, marketing partnership business, store-in-store retail business and other assets to Marquee Brands, a US based investment firm, as part of the Company’s Chapter 11 reorganization
David’s Bridal Inc.
Advised David’s Bridal, a leading bridal gown and special occasion dress retailer, on its out-of-court recapitalization
American Energy – Permian Basin
Advised the independent Restructuring Committee of American Energy – Permian Basin (formerly known as Sable Permian Resources) in connection with its $2.2bn out-of-court recapitalization transaction
Advised an ad hoc group of lenders on the comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization of Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company that provides solutions for consumer-branded suppliers and retailers
Book Publishing Business of F+W Media
Advised F+W Media, a content and e-commerce company focused on a variety of special interest categories, on the sale of its book publishing business as part of its broader in-court restructuring
Advised Oaktree Capital Management on the comprehensive recapitalization of Neovia
Advised Wave Computing, a leading artificial intelligence solutions company developing proprietary dataflow-based architecture systems, on its successful $86mm Series E financing
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of the company's $481mm term loan with respect to the company's prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised I Squared Capital on the contribution of Pinnacle Midstream, its Delaware Basin Midstream Company, to EagleClaw Midstream as part of the formation of a leading Delaware Basin Midstream Partnership with EagleClaw Midstream and Blackstone Energy Partners
Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited
Advised Blue Sky, an ASX-listed diversified alternative assets manager, on its response to an activist short-seller campaign, strategic review of recapitalisation options, and receipt of a A$50mm long-term capital investment by Oaktree via a 7-year senior secured convertible loan note facility
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc.
Advised Kidman Resources Limited, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company with a 50% interest in the West Australian Mt. Holland lithium project, on a lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc., a global leader in electric vehicle, energy storage and solar panel design, development and manufacturing. The agreement is for an initial term of three years on a fixed-price take-or-pay basis and contains two 3-year term renewal options
Concordia International Corp.
Advised an Ad Hoc Group of Cross-over Debtholders on Concordia International’s cross-border Canadian restructuring and recapitalization, including a US$586.5mm common equity private placement, the equitization of ~US$1.7bn of unsecured debt and the partial paydown and exchange of ~US$2.2bn of secured debt
Willbros Group, Inc.
Advised Willbros Group, Inc., a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the power and oil & gas industries, on its sale to Primoris Services Corporation
Advised The Bank of New York Mellon in its role as the Indenture Trustee to selected First Lien Notes throughout Avaya’s Chapter 11 proceedings
Substantially all of the gas production and midstream assets of Energy Corporation of America
Advised Energy Corporation of America, a natural gas producer focused on the Marcellus Shale, on the sale of substantially all its gas production and midstream assets to Greylock Energy, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners
Advised selected Second Lien Noteholders, including Canyon Capital Advisors, Mason Capital, Paulson & Co. and Soros Fund Management regarding Caesars Entertainment Operating Company’s Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised F+W Media, a content and e-commerce company focused on a variety of special interest categories, on the out-of-court restructuring of its c.$100 million term loan and a $15 million new money investment from existing lenders
Natural Resource Partners L.P.
Advised Natural Resource Partners L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership that owns, manages and leases mineral properties in the United States, on a series of recapitalization transactions including the extension of NRP’s near-term debt maturities and the issuance of $250mm of new preferred equity capital to funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and from several affiliates of GoldenTree Asset Management L.P.
Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Noteholders
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Noteholders in connection with the restructuring of Goodman Networks.
US rights to Toprol-XL (AstraZeneca)
Advised Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company in connection with the financing of its acquisition of the US rights to cardiovascular drug Toprol-XL (metoprolol succinate) and its Authorized Generic from AstraZeneca.
Texas Competitive Electric Holdings and its subsidiaries
Advised Texas Competitive Electric Holdings, Texas’ largest power generator and competitive retail electricity provider, and its subsidiaries at the direction of its independent director in connection with its and Energy Future Holdings’ Chapter 11 proceedings
New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
Advised New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. on $555 million of secured financings, including a new $450 million senior secured term loan and substantial amendments to its existing $105 million ABL revolver
Apex International Energy Management LLC
Advised Apex International Energy Management, a newly formed oil and gas venture focused on the Middle East and North Africa regions, in the private equity fund-raising process with multiple energy-focused financial sponsors, ultimately resulting in an initial $500 million capital commitment from Warburg Pincus.
Fairway Group Holdings Corp.
Advised Fairway Group Holdings Corp., a grocery store chain operating fifteen stores in the New York metropolitan area, in connection with its pre-packaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan
Airopack Technology Group AG
Advised Airopack Technology Group, developer of a revolutionary all-plastic dispenser, on a €120 million debt and equity investment from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, and the concurrently announced proposed acquisition of the 50% stake it does not already own in Airolux AG, its joint venture with Resilux NV
Detroit Retirement Systems
Advised the General Retirement System of the City of Detroit and the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit (the Detroit Retirement Systems) in connection with the City of Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings
Boart Longyear Ltd.
Advised the Board of Directors of Boart Longyear, the world’s leading supplier of drilling services and equipment for mining and drilling companies, on its strategic review process and subsequent comprehensive recapitalization transactions with certain affiliates of Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Advised Gannett Co., Inc. a media and marketing solutions company, on the spin-off of its Publishing business and the creation of two separate media companies: one focused on television broadcasting and digital marketing and one focused on newspapers.
hibu plc (formerly Yell Group plc)
Advised hibu, a full service provider of digital and print marketing services for SMEs and owner of print directory brands Yellow Pages (UK), Yellowbook (US) and Paginas Amarillas (Spain), on the comprehensive restructuring of its £2.2 billion balance sheet debt
New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc.
Advised New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. on the refinancing of its $145 million credit with facility with a new $175 million credit facility
American Roads LLC
Advised American Roads LLC, the operator of five toll road facilities in the United States and Canada, in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
A$1.6bn non-core loan portfolio
Advised Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN), a leading general insurance, retail banking and life insurance group in Australia and New Zealand, on the sale of a A$1.6bn portfolio of performing and non-performing (corporate and property) loans to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., an American multinational investment banking firm
Advised Stora Enso Oyj, a global paper, packaging and wood products producer headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceeding of NewPage, the largest North American coated-paper manufacturer
Thiele Kaolin Company
Advised Thiele Kaolin Company, a miner and processor of kaolin clay, on a range of strategic options, resulting in a leveraged recapitalization and special dividend
American International Group (AIG)
Advised the United States Department of the Treasury (“UST”) on the full reduction of its 92% ownership stake in the insurer through numerous Secondary Public Offering Transactions
Journal Communications, Inc.
Advised the Board of Directors of Journal Communications, Inc., a diversified media company with newspaper and broadcasting interests, in connection with the repurchase of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of its Class C Common Stock from successors to the Company’s founding family
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Advised Village Roadshow Entertainment Group on its $275 million mezzanine and equity capital raise from a group of investors
Armajaro Trading Limited
Advised Armajaro Trading Limited, a global soft commodity trading house and supply chain manager, on raising mezzanine capital from the International Finance Corporation, a unit of the World Bank
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation
Advised Cabot Microelectronics Corporation on its new capital management initiative, including a leveraged recapitalization via a special dividend
US Department of Energy
Advised Herb Allison in an independent review of a $35.9 billion energy loan portfolio
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) in connection with the Chapter 11 filing of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc.
Bosque Power Company
Advised Bosque Power Company, a natural gas-fired power plant located in Texas, on its negotiations with lenders and restructuring
Constar International, Inc.
Advised Constar International, Inc., a plastic packaging manufacturer, in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
US Department of the Treasury
Advised the United States Department of the Treasury on the management and disposition of its common shares of AIG
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") in connection with its claim in Chemtura’s Chapter 11 proceeding
General Growth Properties Inc.
Advised the 2006 Credit Facility Lenders, the largest class of unsecured debt with claims in excess of $2.8 billion, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of mall REIT GGP, which resulted in cash payoff of the facilities in full
Environmental Systems Products
Advised Environmental Systems Products Holdings with its out-of-court restructuring
Trident Resources Corporation
Advised Chilton Investment Company on Trident’s financial restructuring and emergence from CCAA / Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection including the negotiation of a new equity investment
Tishman Speyer Washington D.C. Portfolio
Advised term loan and credit facility lenders to the Tishman Speyer partnership holding a portfolio of 28 office buildings in Washington D.C. and the surrounding area on a restructuring which resulted in payoff of the facilities in full
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") in connection with its claim in Lyondell’s Chapter 11 proceeding
Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.
Advised Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. on the sale of substantially all of its assets, pursuant to multiple Section 363 sales
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") on Delphi’s reorganization and the structure and terms of the PBGC’s recovery on account of Delphi’s pension plan termination
NCI Building Systems, Inc.
Advised NCI Building Systems, Inc., one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers and marketers of metal products for the non-residential construction industry, on its financial restructuring, which included a majority investment by CD&R and a restructuring of NCI’s outstanding debt
Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
Advised Groupe Aeroplan on its C$150MM participation in a C$600MM credit facility for Air Canada
Quebecor World Inc
Acted as financial advisor to Quebecor World on its CCAA / Chapter 11 restructuring
Constar International Inc.
Advised Constar International Inc. in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised Chrysler in connection with the chapter 11 proceedings to effectuate the sale of substantially all of its operating assets and certain liabilities to a newly created entity that will be jointly owned by Fiat S.p.A., the VEBA Trust (responsible for the healthcare benefits of current and former employees of Chrysler), the US Treasury and the Canadian government
US Shipping Partners L.P.
Advised US Shipping Partners L.P. in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised BearingPoint, Inc. on the sale of substantially all of its assets, pursuant to a Section 363 process
Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
Advised a consortium of leading global financial institutions and investors, including but not limited to Banc of America Securities LLC; Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; Dresdner Kleinwort Securities LLC; Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; and UBS Securities LLC, on its participation in a recapitalization of Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
Acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Refco Inc. in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings which included the sale of substantially all of the assets of Refco's regulated commodities futures business to Man Financial for $1.2 billion
Advised General Motors in connection with the Chapter 11 of Delphi, its largest supplier and former subsidiary
Delta Air Lines
Advised Delta Air Lines in connection with strategic issues relating to its Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised Monsanto in connection with Solutia’s bankruptcy proceedings
America West Holdings
Advised America West Holdings in connection with its merger with US Airways Group, which emerged from Chapter 11 as part of the transaction
Advised General Motors in connection with the Chapter 11 of Collins & Aikman, a significant supplier to GM
Evergreen International Aviation
Advised Evergreen on refinancing alternatives for its maturing bank facility, resulting in the successful issuance of $215 million of high yield notes and execution of a new $100 million credit facility
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) in United Airlines' bankruptcy proceedings. The PBGC insures the defined benefit pension plans of United Airlines and has asserted a $9.8 billion unfunded pension liability claim against the company
CornerStone Propane, L.P.
Advised CornerStone Propane L.P., one of the nation's largest propane marketers, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings, which resulted in a successful stand-alone restructuring
Advised the Unsecured Creditors of Pegasus Satellite on the sale of the debtor to DirecTV
Advised specialty medical products company, Maxxim Medical, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and sale to Medline and others
Allegiance Telecom, Inc.
Advised Allegiance Telecom, a telecommunications products and services provider, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings, including its sale to XO Communications, Inc
Loral Space and Communications Ltd.
Advised Loral with its Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of its North American Fixed Satellite Services assets to Intelsat for $1.1 billion
AboveNet, Inc. (Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc.)
Advised Metromedia Fiber Network (now renamed AboveNet), a leading telecommunications company, in connection with its chapter 11 proceedings, including its ultimate standalone financial restructuring
Advised AMR, parent of American Airlines, on strategic alternatives and implementation of a historic out-of-court restructuring through which a variety of stakeholder concessions were achieved, averting bankruptcy
Advised Dynegy Inc., a leading integrated energy company involved in power generation, gas marketing and processing and regulated energy delivery, on restructuring alternatives during a period of significant pending debt maturities and liquidity constraints. The assignment culminated in a successful renegotiation and extension of Dynegy’s credit facilities
Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Conseco, Inc., a life insurance and annuities company, on the financial restructuring of the Company’s $6 billion of externally held financial indebtedness
Advised RCN on the negotiation of an amendment to its $734.4 million bank facility that adjusts and eliminates certain covenants and enables the use of up to $125 million of existing cash and up to $500 million of new secured capital for strategic deleveraging
AT&T Latin America
Advised AT&T Latin America on the restructuring and sale of its South American subsidiaries in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru to Telefonos de Mexico for $206.7 million. Also advised ATTLA on the resolution of it US Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised Orius Corp, a leader in Telecom Services, on various strategic alternatives, including its ultimate standalone financial restructuring
Advised AT&T Canada on a stand-alone financial restructuring
WebLink Wireless, Inc.
Advised WebLink, a leading provider of two-way wireless messaging services, on various strategic alternatives, including its ultimate standalone financial restructuring
Ziff Davis Media, Inc.
Advised Ziff Davis Media, Inc., a special interest media company focused on the technology and game markets, regarding its strategic alternatives and, ultimately, with respect to its recapitalisation effectuated through an exchange offer
Advised the Unsecured Creditors of Adelphia Communications representing $14.5 billion of value in Adelphia’s Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of Adelphia’s assets to Time Warner and Comcast for $17.6 billion
American Commercial Lines
Advised American Commercial Lines, an operator of barges, towboats and shipyards, on its out of court restructuring
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Advised Bethlehem Steel Corp., the United States third largest steel producer, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and eventual sale to International Steel
Regal Cinemas, Inc.
Advised Regal Cinemas, the largest theatre chain in the United States, on its prepackaged bankruptcy plan and acquisition by The Anschutz Corporation
Advised RCN, the nation’s largest cable overbuilder, in a tender offer for up to $1.1 billion in face value of public indebtedness
Advised Sterling Chemicals in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised AMRESCO, a specialty finance company, on its sale to NCSI pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code
US Office Products Company
Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of US Office Products Company
Advised RBX Corp., a leading manufacturer of rubber products in the US, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and financial restructuring