King & Spalding is regularly retained in bankruptcy matters arising throughout the United States and Europe. Our practice focuses on representing institutional lenders and other secured creditors, buyers and sellers of assets in connection with distressed M&A transactions, and financially distressed companies/debtors.
Working closely with our Finance, Private Equity, Healthcare, Energy and Capital Markets teams, our representations span various industries, with particular emphasis on the retail, healthcare, energy, real estate, agriculture, manufacturing, media and telecommunications sectors.
When a company is financially distressed and facing bankruptcy, it must be as efficient as possible when working to restructure or reorganize its business. We have handled financial restructurings on behalf of a variety of stakeholders so we understand the varied perspectives, motivations and concerns from all sides of a transaction.
We specialize in helping senior secured lenders maximize their recoveries in connection with out-of-court workouts, debtor-in-possession loans, Chapter 11 exit financings, and prepackaged and pre-arranged Chapter 11 plans.
We are regularly retained in bankruptcy matters and workouts to represent financially distressed businesses in connection with restructurings or reorganizations, including portfolio company investments held by private equity firms and hedge funds.
We frequently represent strategic and financial buyers and sellers of assets in Chapter 11 cases. We help our clients navigate the complexities of these transactions by analyzing the circumstances and helping devise structures and approaches that maximize the likelihood of a successful deal, including purchasing distressed debt and consummating deals under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or under confirmed Chapter 11 plans.
February 1, 2019
Nine Things to Watch For in the PG&E Bankruptcy
July 2, 2018
Bankruptcy Court Blocks Claims Trade
Chambers USA, 2017
The American College of Bankruptcy
Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017
Chambers USA, 2017
IFLR 1000, 2016
US News & World Report, 2016
Turnaround Management Association, 2013
August 28, 2017
Acquisition of Major U.S. Foodservice Equipment Distributor