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White & Case advised some of the debt providers while Eurotunnel was advised by Freshfields, which declined to comment.
Last night, a restructuring plan to write off £2.13bn of the company’s £6.18bn obligations won support from bondholders and the Channel tunnel operator is expected to implement the rsetructuring project early next year.
The instruction to advise the banks was a coup for Clifford Chance because the magic circle firm was dropped from the restructuring in 2004 after its clients Merrill Lynch and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein were ditched by Eurotunnel as financial advisers.