The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted Avianca access to $2 billion in debtor-in-possession financing, including $1.27 billion in senior secured financing for which Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase are serving as co-lead arrangers.
Noble Corporation entered into a restructuring support agreement with two ad hoc groups of the largest holders of the company’s outstanding bond debt. In addition, JPMorgan Chase will serve as administrative agent on a $675 million secured revolving credit facility for Noble Corporation.
SCM Topco, parent of Salt Creek Midstream, closed on a recapitalization with additional investments from both its existing lender groups and funds managed by Ares Management.
GNC Holding and certain of its secured lenders and key stakeholders reached an agreement to pursue a dual-path process that will allow the company to restructure its balance sheet and accelerate its business strategy through Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Anchorage Capital Group, GSO Capital Partners and Davidson Kempner Capital Management committed to provide a $400 million debtor-in-possession financing facility and exit financing to J. Crew, which filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Alvarez & Marsal North America served as restructuring advisor to American Commercial Barge Line, successor to American Commercial Line, which successfully completed its recapitalization and emerged from Chapter 11.
Foresight Energy and all of its subsidiaries entered into a restructuring support agreement with ad hoc lender groups holding more than 73% of the approximately $1.4 billion in claims under each of Foresight Energy’s first lien credit agreement and second lien notes.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy elected five attorneys to the firm’s partnership. The group comprises attorneys who advise clients on a range of corporate, capital markets, financial restructuring and tax practice areas.