Bankruptcy Trustees Pickering - In our Insolvency and Restructuring Group, we have acquired national and international recognition in skill in restructuring, workout, bankruptcy and insolvency. The members of this great team are field leaders with several years of restructuring skill.
Our national, full-service law company leads the way with key Insolvency and Restructuring professionals in IT, M&A and IP, litigation, labour and employment, securities, competition, tax, financial services, real estate and pensions. Our team's skill in distressed and restructuring cases meets and exceeds our clients' expectations.
Our clients come from numerous industries consisting of companies in telecommunications, steel, retail, pharmaceuticals, real estate, pulp and paper, oil and gas, media, manufacturing, investment funds, insurance, forestry, financial services, energy, automotive, airlines, and agriculture.
So as to successfully represent and protect the interests of our clients in all parts of the nation, our professionals could combine the various experts across the country with local knowledge.
Insolvency and Restructuring Group members act for clients before appellate and superior courts in bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring proceedings. Even though it is preferable to arrive at consensual resolution of complex matters, this is not always possible and our Insolvency and Restructuring members are well prepared to represent clients' interests and rights before the courts. Our members have decades of knowledge in matters like for instance contested bankruptcy, sales process hearings, receivership, liquidation and realization procedures; classification hearings; sale approval motions; priority matters; and plan sanction and approval motions. We even have litigation skill in preference, undervalue, fraudulent conveyance, alter ego, oppression, subordination, reviewable transaction, and more.
Our objective is maximizing and preserving value for institutional lenders, major international financial institutions, asset-based lenders, senior lenders, private equity, mezzanine lenders, turnaround companies, distressed investors, indentiture trustees, bondholders, court officers, and protection funds. We serve clients involved in financial restructuring, like special committees and boards of directors and others, in matters ranging from loan amendments, out-of-court restructuring, intercreditor arrangements, asset and business sales and acquisitions, plans of arrangement, pre-packaged plans, balance sheet restructuring and operational restructuring through formal proceedings.
Our services and advice consist of the following:
In distressed financing situations, there are many possible variations. A clear understanding of the interests, rights, likely tactics and strategy of all parties is important to guiding the process to a successful outcome. Our Insolvency and Restructuring Group works closely with members of our Financial Services Group, representing lenders in and out of court, financial restructurings, debtor-in-possession, financing arrangements, forbearance arrangements and accommodations, and exit financing.
Our Insolvency and Restructuring Group works closely along with our Mergers and Acquisitions Group in addition to other specialty groups. We offer services in the sale or acquisition of businesses or assets in distressed cases. Our clients include board of directors, sellers, buyers, institutional investors, special committees, lenders providing acquisition financing, interested stakeholders and buyout funds.
We have advised in respect of strategic debt acquisitions, plan-sponsor arrangements, fulcrum security issues and rights and value maximizing strategies, methods including the assessment of other counterparty arrangements and risks and the assignment or rejection of executory and other contracts. Additionally, we have acted for sales processes, arrangements, cross-border sales processes involving the combined use of the courts authorized sales procedures with Bankruptcy Codes sales, stalking-horse bidding processes (after or without a pre-filing sales process) comprising proper bidding protections and auction sales or more traditional style sales processes.
We likewise assist in providing individualized services concerning both non-union and union situations in conjunction with our Labour and Employment Group.
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