Recent Transactions

29-Aug-02
$6.2 billion
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Marconi plc

Advised the official committee of bondholders of Marconi, a leading telecom equipment provider, on the financial restructuring of Marconi's £4 billion of externally held financial indebtedness

23-Aug-02
$650 million
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WebLink Wireless, Inc.

Advised WebLink, a leading provider of two-way wireless messaging services, on various strategic alternatives, including its ultimate standalone financial restructuring

12-Aug-02
$450 million
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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

09-Aug-02
$17.6 billion
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Adelphia Communications

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Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corp.

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

24-Jul-02
$5.4 billion
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United Pan-Europe Communications NV

Advised the Committee representing holders of UPC’s Senior Notes and Senior Discount Notes in the negotiations with UPC and its Liberty Media controlled parent company, UnitedGlobalCom, about a proposed balance sheet restructuring and recapitalisation of UPC

30-May-02
$NA
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American Commercial Lines

Advised American Commercial Lines, an operator of barges, towboats and shipyards, on its out of court restructuring

15-May-02
$230 million
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Completel Europe NV

Advised Completel, an alternative telecom operator, on a balance sheet restructuring and recapitalisation agreement involving an exchange offer for €255 million in face value of public bonds (debt/equity swap), €30 million in new capital from two major shareholders and €8 million from certain bondholders

06-May-02
$1.4 billion
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Pegaso Telecommunications

Advised Pegaso, Mexico’s No. 2 wireless provider, on its financial restructuring and subsequent sale of 65% stake to Telefonica for $1.36 billion

18-Jan-02
$520 million
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Thus plc

Advised THUS plc on its underwritten £275 million open offer, £90 million bank loan and demerger from its parent, ScottishPower

14-Oct-01
$4.5 billion (Liabilities)
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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

11-Oct-01
$1.3 billion
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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

21-Sep-01
$1.1 billion
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RCN 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

16-Jul-01
$982 million
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Sterling Chemicals

Advised Sterling Chemicals in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings

03-Jul-01
$309 million
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AMRESCO

Advised AMRESCO, a specialty finance company, on its sale to NCSI pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code

05-Mar-01
$1.1 billion (liabilities)
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U.S. Office Products Company

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of U.S. Office Products Company

21-Jan-01
$225 million (liabilities)
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RBX Corp.

Advised RBX Corp., a leading manufacturer of rubber products in the U.S., in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and financial restructuring

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