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Major Real Estate Family - Business Divorce and Estate Mediation
Representing a member of a prominent real estate family in a business divorce following the death of the family patriarch that involves the partition of approximately $200 million in real estate assets previously held by the family-owned business.  This mediation has since expanded to include the settlement of the estate of the patriarch's widow.   
Insurance Company - Restructuring and Loss Remediation
Representation of insurance company in restructuring and loss remediation activities relating to asset backed securities and conduit municipal bond investments.
Financial Restructuring
Representation of telecom companies, automobile aftermarket companies, an executive office suite company, an investment bank, a debt collection company, an electronics company, a paper mill, several dotcoms, and various investment funds and management companies in their financial restructuring.
Concise Capital Management, LP - Fund Restructuring
Representation of SEC-registered investment adviser in connection with the restructuring of its Cayman Islands master-feeder fund complex to reflect the addition of new share classes and changes to fee terms.
Khrom Capital Management - Fund Restructuring
Representation of investment adviser in negotiating seed investment by large university endowment, restructuring terms of existing fund vehicle to accommodate seed investor, and converting fund into a master-feeder structure.
Hildene Capital Management - Kodak
Representation of SEC-registered investment adviser in formation of custom fund vehicle for large pension plan investor focusing on the acquisition of TARP securities.
Bienville Capital Management, LLC - Bienville Capital Partners Offshore, Ltd.
Representation of Beinville Captial Management, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser, in the formation of Bienville Capital Partners Offshore, Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company, which invests in a portfolio of hedge funds managed by third-party managers. Through a tactical overlay strategy, the Fund may also invest up to 25% of its assets in direct investments.
Property Owner - Ownership Restructuring
We represented a property owner in connection with a complex ownership restructuring of a wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverage distribution center in South Carolina. We helped the property owner with corporate, real estate and tax issues regarding lease modifications, changes in ownership of limited liability companies, a mortgage refinancing and the option granted to affiliates of the tenant to purchase equity interests in the company that owns the facility. 
Syndicated Loan - Financial Institution Lending
Representation of a major U.S. commercial bank as agent in a $75 million revolving credit facility to a bank holding company.
Plainfield Asset Management - Restructuring
Representation of Plainfield Asset Management in connection with a restructuring of its investment in a regional voice and data services company.
Investors - Internet-Related Investments
Representation of investors in acquiring controlling interests in, restructuring and/or liquidating, internet-related companies.
Denville Scientific - Sale of Assets
Representation of Denville Scientific, Inc., a New Jersey-based distributor of molecular biology research products, in the sale of substantially all of its assets to a newly-formed subsidiary of Harvard Biosciences, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed company based in Boston.
Family Office - Strategic Acquisitions
Representation of a family office in acquiring an insolvent environmental services company through a plan of reorganization under Chapter 11.
Private Equity Fund - Strategic Joint Venture
Representation of a private equity fund in the startup and joint venture of a new residential mortgage servicing company.
Corporate Recapitalizations
Representation of special committees, CEOs, boards of directors and companies in corporate re-capitalizations or restructurings, with or without attendent bankruptcy proceedings, including restructuring, re-capitalization or disposition of telecom companies, automobile after market companies, executive office suite companies, an investment bank, a debt collection company, an electronics company, a paper mill, a plastics company, several dot coms, several domestic and foreign investment funds, management companies and family owned real estate companies.
Financial Institutions - Restructurings, Workouts and Dispositions
Representation of more than 20 financial institutions in restructurings, workouts and disposition of loans and loan portfolios.
Foreign Lender - Loan Restructuring
Representation of a foreign lender in the restructuring of a $150 million mezzanine loan to an investment fund, including re-capitalization of certain fund platforms and the sale of certain fund assets. 
Corporate Restructurings
Representation of special committees, CEOs and companies in corporate recapitalizations and restructurings.
Data-Com Telecommunications - Business Divorce
Representation of a 50% shareholder of a large regional telecommunications company in its business divorce.
Condominium Developer - Construction Financing
Representation of one of Florida’s largest condominium developers in a $300 million construction loan facility for eight condominium projects together with a corporate restructuring and a simultaneous $90 million buyout of a major joint venture partner.
Horizon Telecom - Securities and Reorganization Issues
Representation of Horizon Telecom, a publicly traded facilities-based telecommunications carrier that provides voice and data services to commercial, residential and local market segments, in connection with its securities law issues and the reorganization of its wireless personal communications service provider subsidiary.
Private Equity Fund - Manufacturer Restructuring
Representation of a global private equity fund in the restructuring of, and additional investment in, a leading US manufacturer of automotive and truck axles.
HQ Global Workplaces - Loan Restructurings
Representation of HQ Global Workplaces, then the leading executive office suite company in the world, in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings including DIP financing and successfully restructuring the company.
Sports Company - Billion-Dollar Reorganization
Counsel to a premier integrated sports and media company in its billion-dollar ownership reorganization and restructuring.
Private Investment Firm - Investment Restructuring
Representation of a private investment firm with over $325 million of capital under management, in restructuring its investment in a major producer of labels for companies throughout the world.
HQ Global Workplaces - Sale of the Company
Representation of HQ Global Workplaces in its acquisition by Frontline Capital Group.