Linton Bloomberg

Biography

Linton Bloomberg
Linton Bloomberg is Of Counsel in the London Restructuring practice. He is experienced in advising insolvency practitioners, US and European investment banks, UK clearing banks, hedge funds and private equity houses across the full range of international and domestic restructuring and insolvency matters. His principal areas of expertise include cross-border insolvencies and restructurings, creditor representations, debtor representations, out-of-court restructurings, pensions restructuring and insolvency litigation.

Linton is member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association, the Turnaround Management Association UK and R3 where he sits on the ECC Committee and co-chairs and speaks on a number of courses including the ‘Complex Restructuring’ course.

Linton is “recommended” in Legal 500 UK where he is described as a “personable and clever” practitioner. He has lectured and written articles on restructuring topics and has completed a secondment with a large clearing bank.

Representative experience includes acting for:

  • The administrators of Arjowiggins in relation to its management buy-out
  • A number of high street retailers on restructurings including proposed company voluntary arrangements
  • BHS on its company voluntary arrangements
  • CHC Group, a global helicopter service provider operating on six continents with more than 220 aircraft, in relation to its UK and Cayman restructuring
  • Endeavour Energy in its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Advising Westinghouse Electric Company on aspects of its chapter 11 proceedings
  • Conergy, one of the world’s largest downstream solar companies, in relation to its UK restructuring
  • Coin Furniture in relation to its acquisition of Dwell in administration
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc on its insolvency including its settlement with LBIE and affiliates
  • KPMG as administrators in the special administration of MF Global UK Limited
  • Pensions Restructuring - acting in the restructuring of the Dana Corporation, the case of Re Storm Funding (2013) (Court of Appeal), the case of Nortel & Lehman v The Pensions Regulator (2013) (Supreme Court) and Heis v MF Global UK Services Limited (2016) (Court of Appeal)
  • Sponsor on CityPoint’s CMBS restructuring
  • Representing Senior Creditors in various restructurings of SIVs including Sigma Finance, and Cheyne
  • AgCert with assets in multiple jurisdictions in relation to its restructuring
  • Numerous administrators including of MG Rover, XL Airways Group, Birthdays Limited, Connaught plc
  • Landlord creditors with respect to the CVAs of JJB Sports, Focus DIY, Blacks Leisure and Oddbins
  • Honda Motor Company in relation to the administration of SAF Formula 1 racing team and the subsequent MBO
  • One of the largest creditors with respect to the insolvencies of the Nortel Group
  • PE houses and corporates with regard to distressed acquisitions

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