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Faced with a US$7 billion level of funded indebtedness, the Digicel group concluded a comprehensive debt restructuring in June 2020 that left its shareholders intact. A key aspect of the restructuring plan was an innovative Bermuda scheme of arrangement that was used as an alternative to Chapter 11 bankruptcy. A case study, written by associate […]

Corporate Digest: Notable deals and transactions – Winter 2020

The deals include significant restructurings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and finance transactions across a wide range of industry sectors including insurance, banking, investment funds, aviation, shipping, energy, telecoms, property development, healthcare, education and more.

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions – Winter 2020

This digest highlights some of the significant legal work carried out by Conyers’ lawyers since the start of 2020 for our corporate clients in markets around the globe. The deals include significant restructurings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and finance transactions across a wide range of industry sectors including insurance, banking, investment funds, aviation, shipping, energy, […]

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