Our attorneys are experienced in restructurings, work-outs and litigation in a variety of industries, including computers, electronics, apparel, retailing, real estate and manufacturing. We represent creditors and creditor committees, debtors and court-appointed trustees with a view to reorganizing businesses efficiently and maximizing asset values for creditors. Investors and institutional lenders frequently retain us for the purchase of undervalued and distressed securities and companies.

Filacchione Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group offers comprehensive expertise and experience in reorganization and workout matters. Our clients include secured lenders, debtors, trustees, committees and institutional and individual creditors. We represent purchasers of distressed companies, troubled real estate limited partnerships and institutional traders of high-yield debt securities.

All matters receive direct partner attention by seasoned bankruptcy attorneys. We strive to fulfill client objectives efficiently with a mixture of creativity, practical business judgment and common sense.

We have structured debtor-in-possession lending facilities, negotiated complex cash collateral and general financing agreements, and advised lenders on adequate protection and collateral preservation issues.

Mergers and Acquisitions. Filacchione has represented investment groups, financial institutions and strategic buyers in the purchase of assets of distressed companies in the real estate, retailing, high technology, communications, garment and manufacturing industries. In addition to obtaining bankruptcy court approvals for these transactions, whether through pre-packaged plans, negotiated plans, we have also performed all related corporate and tax analysis, structuring and documentation.

Trustee Representation. We have represented a number of bankruptcy trustees, with responsibility for preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, among other matters. We successfully negotiated a settlement with malpractice insurers to fund a trust established for the claimants and resolved nearly one hundred claims.

Real Estate Workouts. We have represented mortgagees in litigation to lift the automatic stay, purchasers of property out of bankruptcy and limited partners.

Claims Trading. Our firm regularly advises banks and other creditors regarding the trading of claims and has assisted two financial institutions in establishing programs for the trading of distressed securities, bank debt and trade claims.

 

 

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