Debevoise Advises Elliott in Windstream Restructuring

23 September 2020

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Elliott Management Corporation in connection with corporate, employee compensation and related matters associated with the restructuring of Windstream Holdings, a leading communications and software company. Windstream has emerged from the restructuring process as a privately held company with Elliott as its largest equity holder. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Elliott is one of the oldest fund managers of its kind under continuous management. As of July 1, 2020, Elliott manages approximately $41 billion in assets.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Kevin Schmidt and includes M&A counsel David Iozzi and associate Milan Udawatta, benefits partners Lawrence Cagney and Franklin Mitchell and associate Charity Wyatt, tax partner Rafael Kariyev and associate Cameron Rotblat, litigation partner Jonathan Tuttle, and capital markets associate Benjamin Pedersen.