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December 31, 2019

Turnarounds & Workouts Names Austin Jowers to its Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers – 2019 List

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 31, 2019 — Turnarounds & Workouts has named King & Spalding financial restructuring partner Austin Jowers to its Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer – 2019 list.

Jowers regularly represents buyers and sellers in connection with distressed merger and acquisition transactions. His restructuring experience includes multi-jurisdictional and cross-border matters and spans a number of industries, including retail, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, consumer lending, infrastructure and energy.

In naming Jowers to its Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer list, Turnarounds & Workouts recognized him for his role in several high-profile restructurings, including advising Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group and affiliate Special Situations Investing Group as senior term loan lender ($85M) and DIP term loan lender ($30M) for Gymboree Group and guiding an affiliate of Starwood Energy Group Global in completing a $144M leveraged buyout of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.’s assets, among other matters.

To view the full list, click here.

Turnarounds & Workouts is published by Beard Group, Inc., serving corporate restructuring professionals since 1987.

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