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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Respected team with strong UK and US capabilities, able to advise on Europe-based and US-based restructurings. Acts for an impressive clientele that includes credit funds and creditors' committees as well as debtors. Particularly adept at advising on distressed asset transactions. Notable experience in the retail and leisure sectors.

Strengths

Clients say: "Sullivan & Cromwell are a very devoted team; they always think outside the box to try and find a resolution to a problem. They put their client first and are available 24/7. They are always ahead of the curve thinking about the next steps and are happy to go into battle for what they believe is right for their client."

Another says: "The client service is really good. We have access to the senior partners and we have good communication throughout the company."

Work highlights

Advised the lenders to CarTrawler in relation to its debt restructuring.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Howard leads the firm's European restructuring group and remains a first-class choice for complex cross-border mandates. He regularly advises on distressed M&A transactions as well as a wide array of corporate and bank and bond restructurings.
"He is just an amazing operator in terms of the commercials of a distressed situation and as a people person. He is solutions-focused, innovative and pragmatic - he's just absolutely first class." "He is a thoroughly good guy; he knows his stuff inside and out, he is very diligent and he provides great advice - he's one of the best in the market."

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Restructuring/Insolvency

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Location

1 New Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1AN

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Christopher J Howard
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