Alex Hewitt

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Alex Hewitt
Alex Hewitt is a senior associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring group in London. He is experienced in both domestic and cross-border restructuring matters, including out-of-court restructurings, schemes of arrangement, distressed M&A, loan portfolio acquisitions and formal restructuring procedures.

Alex has, as part of a team, represented investment banks, hedge funds, sponsors, corporates, accounting firms and restructuring practices on a range of restructurings, including the following representations:

  • Apollo on the restructuring and demerger of Stemcor by scheme of arrangement
  • Carlyle on the restructuring of PHS by scheme of arrangement
  • Barclays Capital on the CMBS restructuring of GHG
  • Advent on the restructuring of Towergate by scheme of arrangement
  • Lion Capital on the out-of-court restructuring of Ad van Geloven
  • Lion Capital and the mezzanine investor group on the out-of-court restructuring of Findus
  • Lion Capital on the refinancing of Vaasan & Vaasan
  • Vision Capital on its bid for the Lloyds Lundy portfolio
  • KKR on various on-going European loan portfolio acquisitions
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in relation to Project Wentworth and the Waterfall Application
  • Financial Services Compensation Scheme in relation to Landsbanki‘s insolvency
  • Aker in relation to CVAs for three UK subsidiaries in receivership
  • BDO as administrators on the pre-packaged sale of the business of Budelpack March Limited
  • Grosvenor Estate on its investments in various distressed real estate assets

Alex speaks English and French and is a member of R3 and the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association.

Alex is currently on secondment at Deutsche Bank in the Distressed Products Group.

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