Restructuring

Month:

Deals analysis

  • LDK Solar’s ChinaCo restructuring lessons

    16 December 2014

    The Chinese company's US Bankruptcy Court-approved prepack completed last week. It serves valuable lessons for other ChinaCos looking to restructure offshore debt

  • Lessons from Punch Taverns restructure

    17 November 2014

    Three years of acrimonious negotiations needed to restructure Punch Taverns could have been shortened if the UK made use of some French insolvency concepts, deal counsel have said

  • US cramdown threatens secured lenders

    09 September 2014

    A ruling in MPM Silicones’ Chapter 11 proceedings could be detrimental to the amount secured lenders in future reorganisations can expect to be repaid

News analysis

  • No end to municipalities’ power in ChinaCo bankruptcies

    17 December 2014

    Onshore ChinaCo bankruptcies will continue to prioritise social stability and local interests over more esoteric financial concerns such as capital structures, according to a report by Fitch Ratings

  • POLL: Which restructuring scheme?

    12 December 2014

    As US and UK restructuring regimes battle for supremacy, this month's IFLR poll asks which is the preferred destination for troubled companies

  • Funds target shipping despite restructures

    03 November 2014

    Private equity and hedge funds are increasingly looking to shipping investments. But the sector has seen a number of restructurings over the past five years, and the area remains legally challenging

  • US cramdown threatens secured lenders

    09 September 2014

    A ruling in MPM Silicones’ Chapter 11 proceedings could be detrimental to the amount secured lenders in future reorganisations can expect to be repaid

  • More detail on UK pre-packs needed

    02 July 2014

    Recommendations aimed at cleaning up the negative image of pre-pack administrations have been met with scepticism from key industry participants.