Restructuring and Insolvency.
We are a commercially focused and integrated Restructuring and Insolvency team that advise on all aspects of corporate distressed situations and insolvency.
We understand that to navigate distressed transactions often requires a variety of skillsets. It is for this reason that our team is made up of deeply experienced practitioners from insolvency, restructuring, finance, disputes and corporate law backgrounds who work seamlessly together.
Not constrained by bank panel conflicts or large firm bureaucracy, we are positioned to move quickly to provide commercial and innovative advice for our clients.
Acting for the administrators of Auto care Services in relation to its voluntary administration and successful restructure as a going concern.
Tourism Adventure Group
Acting for the administrators of Tourism Adventure Group, Australia’s largest Hostel Group in relation to its administration and successful restructure as a going concern.
Acting for the administrators of Colette by Colette Hayman in relation to the sale of the business to BJM 2020 Pty Ltd.
Acting for the administrators of Internet Services Australia 3 Pty Ltd trading as “Zanui” in relation to its administration and sale of the business to Marlin Brands, backed by Oaktree Capital Management.
Acting for the administrators of Miniso Australia in relation to its administration and successful turnaround via a deed of company arrangement.
Edhod Pty Ltd
Acting for receivers and managers of Edhod Pty Ltd (a childcare development business).
Advising Brookfield on the acquisition of the Flow Systems business through a deed of company arrangement and subsequent restructure.
Linc Energy Limited
Acting for Grant Sparks, Martin Ford and Grant Longley in their capacity as liquidators of Linc Energy Limited (In Liquidation).
Jones the Grocer
Acting for the secured creditor on the restructure of Jones the Grocer through deed of company arrangement.
Acting for Trailstone in their capacity as secured party; and KordaMentha as administrators on the sale and recapitalisation of the business.
Advising on the sale of the Australian business through a deed of company arrangement.
Advising Center bridge and Oaktree on all Australian Aspects of the takeover and recapitalisation of Billabong.
MA Financial Group
Acting for MA Financial Group (formerly Moelis Australia) on the restructuring of an existing syndicated facility agreement as part of the acquisition of the Redcape Group.
Advising the administrators of Lover clothing in relation to the successful sale of the business to Gazal Group.
Acting for the mining division of an international bank as the provider of a super senior new money facility to the post restructure merged Emeco group.
Our team are experts on the entire spectrum of issues arising from corporate distress including:
- Restructuring and workouts
- Debt trading
- Safe harbour and contingency planning
- Advising on directors’ duties
- Distressed M&A
- Special situations lending and investing
- Receiverships, voluntary administrations and liquidations
- Disputes and court applications arising from distress and restructuring.