AlixPartners is serving as restructuring advisor to NPC International in the company’s recently approved Chapter 11 plan.
John Castellano, managing director in the turnaround and restructuring services practice of AlixPartners, was named a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.
AlixPartners hired Dr. Karsten Lafrenz as a managing director on the turnaround and restructuring team, serving clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Lafrenz has more than 20 years of experience, most recently serving at McKinsey & Co as a partner.
AlixPartners promoted 12 individuals to the role of managing director, including seven members of the firm’s turnaround and restructuring services division.
J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo and Bank of America provided a $110 million asset-backed lending facility to Tuesday Morning in the company’s emergence from its Chapter 11 filing.
PNC delivered a $135 million asset-based loan to Covia in the company’s recent Chapter 11 emergence. As of emergence, Golden Gate Capital invested in Covia and is now the largest individual shareholder.
Wells Fargo provided an ABL facility and Pathlight Capital provided a FILO facility for a total of $1.5 billion in financing for JCPenney after the company sold its retail and operating assets to Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management to exit Chapter 11.
AlixPartners served as restructuring advisor to UTEX Industries in its emergence from Chapter 11. The financial restructuring reduced UTEX’s funded debt by approximately $700 million and provided $42.5 million in new financing.
Lisa Donahue, joint global head of turnaround and restructuring services at AlixPartners, received the Harvey R. Miller Outstanding Achievement Award for her service to the restructuring industry. Donahue is the first woman to receive the award in its 20-year history.
AlixPartners is acting as restructuring advisor to Oasis Petroleum, which recently completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11, successfully restructuring its balance sheet and reducing its prepetition debt by $1.8 billion.