Fergus Kent


Fergus Kent
Fergus Kent is an associate in the Restructuring group in London. As part of the team, he specialises in UK and cross-border financial restructurings acting for debtors, banks, distressed fund investors and insolvency practitioners.

Prior to joining Weil, Fergus was a member of the Restructuring and Insolvency team at a leading international law firm in London.

Representative Matters:

  • Advising an ad hoc group of noteholders of Ideal Standard’s senior secured notes due 2026 in relation to its Exchange Offer, Consent Solicitation and Scheme Solicitation
  • Advising an ad hoc group of noteholders in relation to the consensual recapitalisation and financial restructuring of Frigoglass S.A.I.C and the group of companies formerly controlled by it (the “Frigoglass Group”)
  • Advising OMERS in relation to the fully consensual restructuring of Vue Cinemas
  • Advising an ad hoc group of secured lenders to the world’s largest regional aircraft lessor, Nordic Aviation Capital, in relation to its ongoing restructuring 
  • Advised an ad hoc group of senior creditors of UK based drilling and engineering contractor, KCA Deutag, in relation to the Group’s debt for equity swap, implemented through a scheme of arrangement in the UK
  • Advising Doncasters, the aerospace and defence company, in relation to its restructuring
  • Advising syncreon Group Holdings B.V., and its affiliates, in its cross-border balance sheet restructuring involving approximately $1.1 billion of funded debt, including English schemes of arrangement and associated chapter 15 and CCAA recognition proceedings
  • Advising Follie Folli, the Greek-based jewellery designer, manufacturer and distributor, in relation to its restructuring
  • Advising the administrators of Arjowiggins in relation to its management buy-out
  • Advising the senior noteholder committee in the restructuring of Mriya Agro, a Ukrainian agricultural company*

*Experience gained at a previous firm

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