The M&A Advisor Recognizes Debevoise’s Restructuring Group with Turnaround Awards

20 February 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as an Annual Turnaround Awards winner for its work in four categories:

  • 2017 Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal of the Year for advising on the preferred stock investment in Roadrunner Transportation Systems;
  • 2017 Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year ($10MM to $25MM) for the restructuring of Big Apple Circus;
  • 2017 Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $1B to $5B) for the advising on the reorganization of CHC Group Limited; and
  • 2017 Restructuring Community Impact Deal of the Year for advising on the preferred stock investment in Roadrunner Transportation Systems.

“Since 2002, we have been honoring the leading turnaround transactions, companies and dealmakers. Debevoise & Plimpton was chosen from over 250 participating companies to receive the award. It gives us a great pleasure to recognize Debevoise and bestow upon them our highest honor for distressed investing and reorganization firms and professionals,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President, The M&A Advisor. “Debevoise represents the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2017 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates.”

Debevoise & Plimpton’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group develops practical and innovative solutions to clients’ complex transactional and litigation problems. The team includes both bankruptcy lawyers and general commercial trial lawyers, bringing extensive trial experience and an in-depth knowledge of finance and bankruptcy law to the handling of complex disputes. Consistently ranked as a leading firm in Bankruptcy and Restructuring in Chambers USA and in Corporate Restructuring in Legal 500 US, the firm is widely recognized by clients and peers for providing business-oriented and sophisticated advice on the wide range of legal issues triggered by financial distress.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.