Practice

Business Restructuring and Insolvency

Not every journey is predictable. Unwanted surprises. Reduced liquidity. Changing global markets.

Representative experience

Advising Kodak Pension Plan as a member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Eastman Kodak, and exchange of its US$2.8bn of claims for two operating units.

Representing the Indenture Trustee for US$1.0bn of bonds issued by Vitro S.A.B. in cross-border restructuring proceedings in Mexico and the U.S.

General Electric on the sale of its US$23bn global real estate equity and debt portfolio to Blackstone and Wells Fargo, the largest real estate deal since 2007.

Advising agent and security trustee on Apcoa restructuring, including changing governing law and jurisdiction to allow sanction of an English law scheme of arrangement.

Advising one of the liquidity facility providers on the high-profile £2.2bn restructuring of Punch Taverns.

Advising the scheme administrators in relation to the schemes of arrangement for The Orion Insurance Company PLC and The London and Overseas Insurance Company PLC.

Advising the shareholder re. the restructuring of the €200m debt of Rive Defense in the context of a Sauvegarde procedure.

A.T.U. Auto-Teile-Unger Handels GmbH & Co. KG - advising with respect to the financial restructuring of the group and negotiating a bridge financing.

Overall advice concerning insolvency of BenQ Mobile Germany GmbH & Co. OHG including defence against claw back actions.

Advising Haier on its JV with FagorMastercook in Poland and further investigations on insolvency procedures of FagorMastercook Poland and FagorBrandt in France and Spain.

Advising Unicredit and Intesa San Paolo, on arranging new financing for Blue Panorama, authorized by the court and certain credit agreements secured by mortgage on airplanes.

Advising in connection with Onexim's acquisition of stake in UC RUSAL and UC Rusal’s obligations to Onexim in context of proposed global restructuring of UC Rusal’s indebtedness.

Advising The Houston Casualty Company in the refinancing of part of the financial indebtedness of the listed company Codere, S.A. and its group companies.

Advising Banco Bredesco and Banco Votorantim, two of Latin America’s major banks, in concurso mercantil insolvency proceedings of one of Mexico’s largest real estate developers.

Advising Provisional Liquidators of one of China's largest producers of recycled scrap metal, following a winding-up petition presented upon discovery of substantial financial irregularities.

Acting for Bank of China Private Equity in relation to debt restructuring and Cayman and Hong Kong schemes of arrangement for LDK Solar.

Representing significant stakeholder in dual U.S. Chapter 11 - Bahamian Provisional Liquidation cross-border proceedings of $3.6bn Baha Mar hotel and resort project.

Acted as Debtor’s counsel in Chapter 11 and insurance rehabilitation processes for monoline insurer Ambac Financial and Ambac Assurance.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mission Product: Trademarks? Yes. Mootness? No Business Restructuring and Insolvency Alert

In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, 587 U.S. ___ (2019), the Supreme Court held that a debtor's rejection of a trademark license does not eliminate the licensee's right to ...

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Brochures

Guide on Internal Investigations in Germany 2019 Brochures

Document seizures, discussions about privilege, ongoing data privacy challenges and plans of the German government to regulate internal investigations are just a few topics that raise many...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells Expands L.A. Office with Prominent Business Restructuring and Insolvency Partner

Los Angeles, 28 May 2019 – International law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that David Simonds has joined the firm’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency (BRI)...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells promotes 31 to senior associates in UK

Hogan Lovells has promoted 31 UK associates to senior associate effective 1 May across its London and Birmingham offices.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells continues global BRI push with significant hire boosting Paris practice

25th April, 2019 – Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Philippe Druon will be joining as a partner in the firm's Finance practice, based in the Paris office. Specializing in...

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells Paris has improved its rankings in five categories in The Legal 500 EMEA France 2019

Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the progress by its teams in five categories of The Legal 500 EMEA France.

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