PE Firms and Distress: The Tricky Business of Risk Mitigation and Value Creation

October 8, 2009
Herrick, Feinstein LLP2 Park Avenue, New York, New York

Our experts discussed the bankruptcy and distressed issues that impact private equity firms. Attendees heard about several recent cases involving private equity sponsors and troubled portfolio companies and learned the business strategies firms should consider, whether as the buyer or seller.

Topics discussed:
Corporate governance for distressed companies
Strategies for troubled portfolio companies
Potential claims against private equity firms

Peter Kaufman, President and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A, Gordian Group, LLC
Richard Morris, Corporate Restructuring and Private Equity, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Stephen Selbst, Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Herrick, Feinstein LLP