Unsteady markets can cause financial distress for some businesses, leading them to the restructuring or reorganization of their assets. Though it is a major business investment, it can offer positive opportunities. In order to effectively navigate through challenging business circumstances, it is important to acquire sound restructuring specialists with crisis management and leadership skills, along with the utmost care and understanding of the clients’ commercial considerations.
To successfully meet the needs of various business-critical situations, a time-sensitive, realistic vision is put in place to help define the ultimate goal of the restructuring, in addition to the integration and application of expertise and perspectives across multiple disciplines. Our clients not only have access to market-leading resources throughout the firm but also benefit from the experience of our internationally recognized lawyers in areas such as mergers & acquisitions, finance, corporate, technology, real estate, employment, regulatory, media, entertainment, capital markets and litigation; and matters in the telecom, technology, transportation, manufacturing, energy, retail and supply chain management sectors. By developing a carefully tailored and highly-responsive team with respect to our client's unique business challenges, we formulate seamless plans and make efficient decisions in order to get the best outcome and to conclude the deal. Having the right people on the job allows us to offer a strong presence from beginning to end, as we can efficiently walk our clients through each challenging obstacle they may face along the process.
Our Restructuring team has established a track record for quick responsiveness, effective negotiating skills, as well as its ability to maximize value and create new strategic opportunities for a wide variety of stakeholders, lenders and investors. We have also developed comprehensive experience working with different stakeholders, including directors, senior executives, in-house counsel, credit and investment officers, central banks, insolvency officeholders/trustees, government institutions, fund managers, court-appointed officers and regulators, as well as other professional advisors.
Due to our broad scope, we offer a multidisciplinary approach to restructuring and insolvency files that leverages our expertise in cross-border, domestic and international restructurings and insolvencies. We have experience in utilizing a full range of international options, including domestic reorganizations, UK schemes of arrangement, pre-packaged sales and debt-for-equity swaps. Furthermore, our unparalleled knowledge in structured finance, securitizations, derivatives, credit matters, financial reporting and governance enables us to effectively assist our clients across the globe in manoeuvring through Egypt’s recently established restructuring practice to achieve successful results.
To provide our clients with full-service capabilities for various legal matters, we offer business-critical transaction and advisory services in challenging circumstances, including:
- Distressed M&A/sales and debt trading
- Informal, operational, high-yield bond and capital restructurings
- Debt restructuring and reschedulings
- Out-of-court refinancings
- Insolvency litigation and proceedings
- Plans of arrangement, compromise and reorganization
- Transaction review