James Ekwem


James Ekwem
James Ekwem 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.

Representative experience as part of a team includes advising:

  • An ad hoc committee of holders of high yield bonds issued by Yandex in connection with its $1.25bn convertible bonds repurchase and equity issuance
  • An ad hoc group of secured lenders to the world’s largest regional aircraft lessor, Nordic Aviation Capital, in relation to its restructuring
  • Floatel International Ltd and its subsidiaries on its comprehensive, fully consensual balance sheet restructuring
  • Doncasters, a leading worldwide supplier of high quality engineered components for the aerospace, industrial gas turbine and specialist automotive industries, in relation to its £1.22 billion restructuring
  • Key noteholders on the restructuring of Abengoa’s cross-border facilities
  • Pillarstone Europe LLP in its cross-border restructuring of Famar

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