Orrick’s global restructuring lawyers deal with large domestic and cross-border assignments for significant international and domestic companies.
The restructuring team includes insolvency specialists in Europe, Asia and the US with a close link to the firm’s leading finance and corporate practices. The team also has significant experience in other areas of law relevant to restructuring including tax, employment, real estate, litigation & arbitration as well as intellectual property.
Creditors, including banks or other financial sponsors, insolvency receivers as well as corporate debtors and their managers/directors count on Orrick’s expertise in restructuring and insolvency matters. The scope of our practice is very broad, including debt restructuring and rescheduling, equity capital financing and restructuring, distressed M&A activities, insolvency litigation, arbitration, formal insolvency procedures, distressed equity and creditor investments and advisory work for debtors.
Orrick’s insolvency team has particular experience with those restructuring tools which may be used under the newly introduced insolvency rules in Germany for further enhancing corporate reorganization in Germany (“ESUG”). This includes the preparation of pre-packaged plans/insolvency plans, selection of suitable practitioners as insolvency receiver in close cooperation with main creditors as well as the restructuring of companies under debtor-in-possession schemes.