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Philippine Airlines in its filing for chapter 11 protection in New York to implement a comprehensive restructuring, which is supported by substantially all of its lenders, lessors, and aircraft and engine suppliers, as well as its majority shareholder, that will allow the company to successfully reorganize its finances and fleet to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and emerge as a leaner and better-capitalized airline.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) in connection with its chapter 11 restructuring, which has the support of substantially all of PAL’s lenders, lessors, and aircraft and engine suppliers, as well as its majority shareholder. This restructuring will enable the company to successfully reorganize its finances and fleet to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and emerge as a leaner and better-capitalized airline. Read More>

Covéa in its definitive agreement to sell CSE Insurance to Porch Group for $48.6 million in cash.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Covéa Insurance plc in its definitive agreement to sell CSE Insurance to Porch Group, Inc. for $48.6 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. Please see the company’s press release for more information. Read More>

Asta Capital and its shareholders, the market leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, in its sale to Davies Group.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Glendower Capital (“Glendower”), the leading private equity secondaries investment manager, in its agreement to establish a strategic partnership with CVC, the leading private equity and credit investment advisory firm. Read More>

The Carlyle Group, as majority owner of Syniverse, in Syniverse’s $2.85 billion merger with special purpose acquisition company M3-Brigade Acquisition II Corp. resulting in Syniverse becoming a publicly traded company.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Syniverse and its majority owner The Carlyle Group in Syniverse’s merger with M3-Brigade Acquisition II Corp. (NYSE:MBAC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, which will result in Syniverse becoming a publicly traded company. The business combination values Syniverse at an enterprise value of $2.85 billion and is expected to provide up to $1.165 billion of cash proceeds to the combined company. Upon closing, the company will be named Syniverse Technologies Corporation and its common stock will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker “SYNV.” For more information, please see the company’s press release. Read More>

Life and Specialty Ventures in its collaboration with Cambia Health Solutions, including its acquisition of LifeMap, the reinsurance and administration of Cambia dental insurance policies, and Cambia’s acquisition of an equity stake in Life and Specialty Ventures.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Life and Specialty Ventures, L.L.C. in its strategic collaboration with Cambia Health Solutions (“Cambia”) to improve the medical-dental care and financial wellbeing of the people and families navigating care. Under the new partnership, Life and Specialty Ventures will acquire Cambia’s LifeMap ancillary insurance business, which will become part of the USAble Life brand. USAble Life will take on reinsurance and administrative responsibilities for Cambia’s Regence Dental products. Cambia will acquire an equity stake and board representation in Life and Specialty Ventures. Please see the company’s press release for more information. Read More>