Insolvency and Restructuring News
Allen & Overy (A&O) and Linklaters have taken headline roles advising on the Co-operative Group’s £1.5bn debt restructuring that will see bondholders offered shares in the bank through a so-called ‘bail-in’.
US firm Bryan Cave has picked up two lawyers from Dentons’ Paris office, including litigation head Constantin Achillas, in a bid to strengthen its litigation and financial services teams.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Kirkland & Ellis and Kaye Scholer are advising on the multi-billion debt restructuring of German real estate group IVG Immobilien, expected to be the largest such case in the country this year.
Linklaters banking and restructuring partner Chris Howard is leaving the magic circle firm to join Sullivan & Cromwell’s London office.
Hogan Lovells, Linklaters and Sullivan & Cromwell have won lead roles as Eastman Kodak offloads its personal film business to UK pensioners.
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