Representation of Cantor Fitzgerald Securities as (i) successor administrative agent and collateral agent under a $660 million first lien facility, (ii) the administrative agent and collateral agent under a $150 million DIP facility in connection with the chapter 11 case of Blackhawk Mining, and (iii) the administrative agent and collateral agent under an $85 million exit facility.
Serving as counsel for 16 Debtors, operating 10 retail ice-cream stores in the New York metropolitan area, in connection with recently-filed chapter 11 cases where company is seeking to sell its business as a going concern to restructure approximately $15 million in debt.
Chinatown Commercial Building Sale Post-Bankruptcy
Represented an affiliate of a New York City-based family office on the approximately $28.6MM sale of a largely vacant commercial building in the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan. The sale was following a bankruptcy court order, in a Chapter 11, single-asset bankruptcy case.
Serving as counsel to the Debtor that owns a seven-story mixed-use building with 23 residential apartments, a community facility, and parking spaces for automobiles and seeks to resolve certain litigation claims, complete repairs of the real property and the condominium approval process, and reorganize its business affairs under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Cantor Fitzgerald Securities – Administrative and Collateral Agent in Exit Facility
Represented Cantor Fitzgerald Securities as the administrative agent and collateral agent under an $85 million exit facility following the successful Blackhawk Mining, LLC, et al. (Bankr. D. Del.), chapter 11 cases, which involved over 100 properties, encompassing active mining complexes in West Virginia and Kentucky and substantial metallurgical and thermal coal reserves in West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. The real estate component included terminating existing mortgages encumbering the properties, preparing new mortgages to secure Cantor’s interest, preparing as-extracted collateral filings, reviewing specific requirements related to leasehold properties and title review. Herrick previously represented Cantor Fitzgerald as the administrative agent and the collateral agent under Blackhawk’s (i) pre-petition $660 million first lien term loan facility and (ii) $150 million DIP term loan facility in connection with the pre-packaged restructuring of approximately $1.1 billion of debt, which involved assigning the previous administrative agent’s interest in all of Blackhawk’s properties in West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio to Cantor Fitzgerald, as administrative agent.