Assisted London Marathon Events in Acquisition of Brighton Marathon
Assisted London Marathon Events in acquiring the business and certain assets of Grounded Events Limited (in administration) (the company name for Brighton Marathon) from the Administrators (FRP Advisory). This included, amongst others, Brighton Marathon’s brand and intellectual property. Also acted for London Marathon Events on the grant to it of a licence to hold the event from Brighton & Hove City Council.
Advised Investment Adviser on Purchase and Subsequent Sale of Furniture Retailers
Advised an investment adviser on its purchase of two furniture retailers and its subsequent prepackaged administration sale of one of the two retailers.
Sale of British Apparel Company
Advised a British apparel company and its administrators on the restructuring and prepackaged administration sale of the apparel business.
Advised Administrators on Cross-Border Chapter 15 Recognition Proceedings
Advised the administrators of a reinsurance company, particularly in connection with obtaining recognition of the U.K. administration proceedings in the U.S. pursuant to Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Advised U.S. Landlords on British Multinational Retailer’s Restructuring
Advised a group of U.S - based landlords in relation to the restructuring of a British multinational retailer.
Advised on Restaurant Group Restructuring
Advised the board of a restaurant group in respect of its restructuring efforts.
Advised on Sporting Organisation Restructuring
Advised the board of a sporting services and tournament organisation in connection with its restructuring.
Advised Packaged Foods Company on Voluntary Liquidation
Advised packaged foods company, and its parent company, in respect of packaged foods company’s voluntary liquidation in the U.K.
Advised Private Investment Firm in 2019’s “Restructuring Deal of the Year”
Advised private investment firm in its role as an anchor investor as part of a syndicate that provided in excess of $1 billion new money investment in relation to the restructuring of a deepwater drilling contractor. This deal was awarded the “Restructuring Deal of the Year” at The Deal Awards in 2019.
Loan Purchases, Acquisitions and Restructurings in Prague, Barcelona and Dublin
Advised real estate investment company in its loan purchases and the connected acquisitions and restructurings of hotel, commercial and office spaces in Prague, Barcelona and Dublin.
Advised Multinational Automotive Group in Global Debt Restructuring and Reorganisation
Advised a large multinational automotive group in relation to its worldwide group debt restructuring, liability management and operational reorganisation.
Successfully Acted for Leading Financial Institution Following Voluntary Restructuring of Bank in Azerbaijan
Successfully acted for a leading financial institution in a challenge against an application made to the High Court and the Court of Appeal by the International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA). In accordance with the application, the IBA sought an order from the English Courts for a permanent moratorium against creditor action in England and Wales, following IBA’s voluntary restructuring in Azerbaijan.
Successfully Acting on Securitisation Litigation for Multinational Financial Institution
Successfully acted for a multinational financial institution in securitisation litigation in connection with the identity of the Controlling Party and Special Servicer termination.