Linton Bloomberg


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 “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 the global restructuring group at The Royal Bank of Scotland.

Representative experience includes acting for:

  • BHS on its landlord 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
  • Conergy, one of the world’s largest downstream solar companies, in relation to its UK restructuring
  • 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 of the Sigma SIV including overturning a Court of Appeal decision in the House of Lords (the first ever U.K. Supreme Court judgment)
  • AgCert (Irish UKLA-listed company) with assets in multiple jurisdictions in relation to its restructuring
  • the administrators of XL Airways Group, Birthdays Limited and 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
  • the administrators of MG Rover

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