Select Informal Creditor Group Representations

Some of our significant representations of informal groups of unsecured bondholders, noteholders, institutional investors and trade creditors in chapter 11 cases and other restructurings include:

  • an informal group of senior noteholders of Ambac Financial Group, a holding company whose affiliates provided financial guarantees and financial services to clients in both the public and private sectors around the world (S.D.N.Y.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of American Banknote Corporation, a security printing, transaction cards and systems company (S.D.N.Y.)
  • the tendering noteholders of the second largest U.S. coal producer, Arch Coal in an action against the directing lenders (E.D. Mo.)
  • an informal group of ad hoc noteholders of Ascent Resources – Utica, LLC, an independent natural gas and oil company and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascent Resources, LLC that is focused on the acquisition, development and production of unconventional natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil resources in the Utica Shale play in eastern Ohio
  • an ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders of Atlas Resource Partners, L.P., a publicly traded exploration and production master limited partnership with operations in basins across the United States, in connection with a prepackaged chapter 11 reorganization  (S.D.N.Y.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc., a producer of ethanol (D. Del.)
  • an ad hoc group of noteholders of BPZ Resources, Inc., a publicly-traded Texas oil company that explores and produces oil and gas on 1.9 million acres offshore and onshore in Peru and in Ecuador (S. D. Tex.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of Desarolladora Homex, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican homebuilder (first company to file and receive court approval for a pre-pack bankruptcy under Mexico’s new insolvency regime)
  • the ad hoc subordinated bondholders of Dex Media, Inc., a Texas-based marketing and directory company (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of unsecured noteholders of Energy Future Holdings/TXU Corp., a privately-held company that manages a portfolio of regulated and unregulated companies that generate, transmit, and sell electrical power in the Texas utility market (D. Del.)
  • the ad hoc committee of unsecured noteholders of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, an international ship owning company (S.D.N.Y.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of H. Donnelley, then the country's third-largest print and online Yellow Pages publisher (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of Harry & David Holdings, Inc., a leading direct mail marketer of gift baskets (D. Del.)
  • an ad hoc group of holders of senior notes issues by Hercules Offshore, Inc.
  • the unsecured bondholders counsel of Horsehead Holdings Corp, the largest zinc producer in the United States (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of Inversiones Alsacia, S.A., a Chilean bus operator (S.D.N.Y.)
  • the ad hoc group of bondholders of Invitel, the second-largest fixed line telecommunications and broadband Internet service provider in Hungary
  • an informal group of bondholders of Lazy Days RV Supercenter, Inc., the world’s largest single site retailer of recreational vehicles (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history (S.D.N.Y.)
  • an ad hoc group of noteholders of Milagro Oil & Gas, an independent oil and gas company that operates along the onshore Gulf Coast area, primarily in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi (D. Del.)
  • the informal group of bondholders of MTS Incorporated/Tower Records, one of the nation’s largest independent entertainment retailers (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of NII Holdings, Inc., the Latin American arm of the telecommunications company Nextel (S.D.N.Y.)
  • the unsecured noteholders of Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., the leading non-operator franchise in the Bakken and Three Fork plays in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana, in an out of court restructuring
  • an informal group of noteholders of Portola Packaging, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of tamper-evident plastic closures and plastic containers for the food industry (D. Del.)
  • an ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders of Stone Energy Corporation in connection with the restructuring of the Louisiana-based oil and gas company (S.D. Tex.)
  • an informal group of certain unaffiliated holders of unsecured convertible notes of Trident Exploration Corp., a private, independent natural gas production company principally focused on the exploration for and exploitation of unconventional natural gas resources, primarily in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of unsecured noteholders of Visteon Corp., a leading global automotive supplier (D. Del.)
  • an informal group of noteholders of USEC, Inc., a producer of enriched uranium for nuclear power plants (D. Del.)