Lead Counsel on Multimillion-Dollar Cross-Border Loan
Served as lead counsel to an international bank on a multimillion-dollar (U.S. and Canadian dollars), cross-border, senior secured loan.
Advised VSA Capital Limited in Connection with Rule 2.7 Announcement
Advised VSA Capital Limited in connection with the Rule 2.7 announcement for the recommended cash offer by Inform Information Systems Limited for the entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital of Universe Group plc to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 (Acquisition). VSA Capital is the financial adviser to Professional DataSolutions, Inc. and Inform for the acquisition.
Co-counsel to Foresight Energy, Affiliated Debtors in Chapter 11 Proceedings
Serving as co-counsel to Foresight Energy LP, a producer of thermal coal, and 30 affiliated debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
$30 Million Private Equity Financing and Formation of Specialty Brokerage
Advised a national independent enterprise risk management agency on completion of $30 million in private equity financing. In connection with the financing, advised client on formation and capitalization of a specialty brokerage and investment banking platform offering insurance solutions to public and private companies and private equity sponsors.
Borrower’s Counsel on $46 Million Real Estate Loan
Served as borrower's counsel on a $46 million real estate loan secured by a 312-unit multifamily residential development.
Counsel to Consulting Firm in Toy Retailer Bankruptcy
Served as counsel to a global consulting firm in the bankruptcy proceedings of one of the world's largest toy retailers.
Counsel to Peabody Energy in Chapter 11 Proceedings
Served as co-counsel Peabody Energy, to the largest private-sector coal company in the world in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
Counsel on Movie Production Financing
Served as financier's counsel on a $35 million movie production financing.
Borrower’s Counsel on $50 Million Construction Loan
Served as borrower's counsel on a $50 million real estate construction loan.
$400 Million Recapitalization
Represented client in a recapitalization transaction. The matter included the client's holding company and all of its affiliates.
Co-counsel to Armstrong Energy in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Served as co-counsel to the debtor, coal company Armstrong Energy, in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
Co-counsel to Retailer in Chapter 11, Post-bankruptcy Proceedings
Serving as co-counsel to a specialty footwear retailer and its related debtor affiliates in Chapter 11 restructuring and post-bankruptcy proceedings. Client is the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere with nearly 4,400 stores across more than 30 countries.
Dismissal of Environmental Claims Against Energy Client
Obtained dismissal of environmental claims against a client in the energy industry. Because the lawsuit in question was filed after the client filed its Chapter 11 reorganization plan, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court granted the client’s motion to enforce the release and injunction provisions in the confirmed plan. As a result, the court dismissed the causes of action with prejudice.
Counsel to Borrower for $180 Million Credit Facility
Counsel to the borrower, an international scrap metal processor, with respect to a $180 million syndicated credit facility.
Handled Liquidation Proceedings for Mining and Metallurgy Company
Served as counsel to the liquidating trustee of a mining and metallurgy company following the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.