Helping clients move the market and maximize value.
Our Private Credit & Special Situations group consists of over 100 finance and restructuring attorneys with deep experience representing private credit and debt funds, BDCs, special situations, opportunistic, distressed and dislocation funds, fulcrum lenders, equity-holders, hedge funds, CLOS and financial institutions through varied market cycles. We are one team delivering thoughtful solutions and essential information to clients at every stage of the lifecycle of a private credit investment. We empower our clients in the market by driving peer-to-peer engagement and discourse.
We are commercial, innovative and solution oriented. Partnering with our clients, we always take a forward-looking approach to market terms, monitoring industry trends to identify opportunities and anticipate rather than react. We offer clients our market insights and knowledge based on our multidisciplinary expertise, proprietary database, and strong industry relationships.
Leveraged Finance & High Yield
We leverage our knowledge and experience to provide credit funds and non-bank lenders with comprehensive, solutions-focused service with respect to their investment opportunities, including:
Distressed and Opportunistic Representations
We structure and implement innovative and value-accretive restructuring solutions across a broad spectrum of transactions. From initial group formation stage through transaction completion, we are involved in every aspect of formulating, negotiating, and effectuating a restructuring. We represent lenders and lender groups in in-court and out-of-court financial and operational restructurings and work-outs, including:
Range of Disciplines
Leveraging a diversity of experience among top tier finance, restructuring, capital markets, private equity and regulatory lawyers, we advise clients on each of the key components needed for any credit representation. We provide a seamless delivery of multidisciplinary services across practice areas, including Real Estate, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Healthcare, Energy, and Litigation teams to provide experienced counsel to our clients across all public and private sectors.
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April 1, 2023
ESG and Sustainability-Linked Provisions in U.S. Credit Agreements
March 16, 2023
Drafting Guidance for Sustainability-Linked Loans and Sustainability Structuring Agent Engagement Letters
March 1, 2023
Utilizing Structured Finance Techniques in Distressed Situations
Legal 500 2019
Chambers USA 2019
U.S. News & World Report 2018
Chambers UK 2016
March 7, 2023
Michael Handler explains why the current economic environment may be ripe for sponsor liquidity injections as inflation cools and financial conditions ease
February 13, 2023
Restructuring partner Geoffrey King joins the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in Chicago
February 13, 2023
Restructuring Partner Geoffrey King Joins King & Spalding in Chicago