Tom McKay

Biography

Tom McKay
Tom McKay is an associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring group in London. He has a broad range of experience and has acted on a number of well-known domestic and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.

As part of a team, Tom has represented leading accounting firms and restructuring practices, distressed investors, senior and junior lenders, clearing and investment banks, hedge funds and private equity firms on a variety of workouts and restructurings. Tom also has considerable experience of advising the boards of directors of companies in financial distress.

Tom’s representations include:

  • the Lehman estate in chapter 11 in relation to UK and European issues
  • the special administrators of MF Global UK Limited following the first ever filing under the Special Administration Regime
  • various lenders on the restructuring of two Premier League football clubs
  • the board of directors and administrators of XL Airways Group (which was third largest tour operating company in the UK prior to its filing)
  • the board of directors and administrators of Connaught plc and several subsidiaries (over 10,000 employees prior to its filing)
  • a junior creditor in the multibank pan-European restructuring of the Actavis Group
  • London Town Plc in its restructuring and subsequent administration

Tom has completed a secondment to the European Special Situations Group of Goldman Sachs in London and has written articles on restructuring topics.

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