Valaris received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas of its prearranged plan of reorganization. Valaris also will receive a $520 million capital injection through the issuance of a $550 million secured note.
Owl Rock Capital Group and the Dyal Capital Partners division of Neuberger Berman Group entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Altimar Acquisition Corporation to form Blue Owl Capital, an alternative asset management firm with more than $45 billion in assets under management.
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.
Gulfport Energy entered into a restructuring support agreement with more than 95% of its revolving credit facility lenders and certain noteholders. Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to the company.
Garrett Motion obtained approval of stalking horse bidding protections for affiliates of KPS Capital Partners, including a $63 million termination fee and expense reimbursement that is subject to a limit of $21 million.
AlixPartners is acting as restructuring advisor to Oasis Petroleum, which filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Hermitage Offshore Services agreed to a 10-day extension of its previously announced forbearance agreement to its $132.9 million term loan facility with DNB Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken. DNB Bank is serving as agent and security agent.
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.
Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to Chesapeake Energy, which voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Kevin Lockhart joined Perella Weinberg Partners as a partner in the company’s advisory business. Lockhart previously led Lockhart Creative Capital Solutions and worked in leveraged finance for BMO, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.