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Ascena Enters APA with Sycamore Partners to Sell Ann Taylor, Loft and Others

Ascena Retail Group entered into an asset purchase agreement with Sycamore Partner’s affiliate, Premium Apparel, to sell Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey brands for $540 million on a cash-free and debt-free basis.

Huron Advises Northwest Hardwoods in Restructuring; BofA and Wells to Refinance ABL

Huron Consulting Group is serving as financial advisor for Northwest Hardwoods, which filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Bank of America and Wells Fargo will refinance an existing ABL facility as part of the company’s financial restructuring.

Ares Provides $100MM in New Equity Capital as Hornbeck Emerges From Chapter 11

Hornbeck Offshore Services emerged from Chapter 11. As part of its plan of reorganization, Hornbeck also closed on its common stock rights offering, which resulted in a $100 million cash infusion of new equity capital led by the special opportunities funds of Ares Management.

BofA, Pathlight Allow DIP Overdraw as Pier 1 Pursues Wind‑Down of Business Ops

Pier 1 Imports is seeking bankruptcy court approval for a wind-down of its retail operations. The company’s DIP lenders, including Bank of America and Pathlight Capital, agreed to allow Pier 1 to overdraw the DIP facility by approximately $40 million to support continued operations.

Portage Point, Guggenheim Securities Advise on Hornbeck Restructuring

Portage Point Partners is serving as restructuring advisor and Guggenheim Securities is serving as financial advisor to Hornbeck Offshore Services, which entered into a restructuring support agreement that will be implemented through a voluntary prepackaged Chapter 11 case.