Restructuring and insolvency
As a partner with vast experience in advising on all aspects of financial distress, restructurings and insolvencies, some examples of Sue's notable mandates are:
Winsway Enterprises Holding Limited (now called E-Commodities Holdings Limited)
Advising a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company on its major restructuring, through parallel Hong Kong and BVI schemes of arrangement and Chapter 15 proceedings. The deal was shortlisted for restructuring deal of the year at the British Legal Awards.
AI Scheme Limited: scheme of arrangement
Advising, devising and leading on a ground breaking major scheme of arrangement involving 11 banks, 2 million consumers, and various regulatory authorities which utilised an orphan trust structure.
Angel Group Limited and subsidiaries (in administration)
Advising the administrators of this group of companies in connection with significant litigation.
Playing a pivotal role in this large restructuring, advising in connection with the restructuring of the substantial pension deficit.
Pan Ocean Co Limited
Advising a syndicate of lenders in connection with English litigation arising from the Korean rehabilitation proceedings in connection with this huge shipping group.
The Co-operative Bank Plc
Advising the trustee of the various issues of notes affected by the liability management exercise undertaken by the Bank, including the exchange offer and consent solicitation and the scheme of arrangement.
Advising the purchaser of the Tenon group, the UK’s seventh largest accountancy practice, on its purchase of the Tenon group through a pre-pack administration.
Advising this company on its restructuring, which had significant cross border considerations as a result of the Italian parent's concordato preventivo restructuring proceedings, and then advising the administrators on the pre-pack and other matters.
Latvijas Krajbanka (in liquidation)
Advising the insolvency office holder of this collapsed Latvian bank in connection with litigation strategies and ensuing major litigation.
Advising the administrators on the $2 billion restructuring of this international rig and drilling contractor, consummated by a pre-pack. The deal won restructuring deal of the year at the March 2012 IFLR Europe Awards.
Federal Mogul/ T&N
Acting on this major and lengthy cross border restructuring, involving parallel US Chapter 11 and administration proceedings. The case was nominated for restructuring deal of the year in The Lawyer Awards.
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