April 22, 2016
Financial News honored Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring practice with its Restructuring/Bankruptcy Team of the Year award at the 2016 Legal Awards. The practice was lauded for its work on several restructurings in 2015 and was commended as “a heavyweight in the bankruptcy arena.”
Weil was praised for its counsel to a group of bondholders, led by asset manager Franklin Templeton, on the groundbreaking restructuring of $18 billion in Ukrainian sovereign debt. The Weil team that advised the bondholder group was led by partners Andrew Wilkinson and Alexander Wood.
Andrew Wilkinson and Paul Bromfield advised the largest senior lender to steel trader Stemcor – one of Britain’s largest private companies – in its $2 billion debt restructuring, and Andrew Wilkinson and Alexander Wood advised Advent International, the indirect majority shareholder of Towergate Finance, in the restructuring of its £520 million high-yield debt.
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