As much as a troubled borrower and its lender might like to part ways, finding a new lender to take out the existing lender at par may be a difficult objective to accomplish. . . . Finding a way to successfully navigate these long-term workout situations could represent the difference between a costly write-off for the lender and a successful loan restructure with a rehabilitated borrower. Turnaround professionals are able to assist in these long-term workout situations by serving as a bridge between the two parties.
October 1, 2011