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Private Equity

Tri-Point to Liquidate After Bidder Walks Away

By David Elman
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Published: March 19th, 2020
The First Reserve-backed oilfield services company files for Chapter 11 to wind down after market conditions lead a bidder to cease due diligence.
Restructuring

Ch. 11 Filings to Increase With Fade of Extend and Pretend

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: February 5th, 2020
Bankruptcy attorneys and advisers predict an increase in petitions this year as the energy, retail and healthcare sectors struggle while lenders are more open to foreclose on assets.
Restructuring

Alta Mesa Set to Test Lead Bid for Assets

By David Elman
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Published: January 3rd, 2020
Interested parties have until next week to submit offers challenging a $310 million bid from a Mach Resources and Bayou City Energy affiliate for the assets of the Houston upstream energy company.
Restructuring

Binaca, VO5 Shampoo Maker Pursues Sale in Chapter 11

By David Elman
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Published: December 18th, 2019
The private equity-backed maker of personal care products such as Zest soap and Binaca breath spray will continue to explore a sale under bankruptcy protection.
Restructuring

Bumble Bee Foods Swims Into Ch. 11

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: November 22nd, 2019
The San Diego-based canned seafood producer plans to sell its assets to Taiwanese tuna supplier FCF, a creditor and minority shareholder, for $930.6 million.
Private Equity

Private Equity-Backed Bankruptcies Rise

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: November 14th, 2019
Private equity-backed energy companies and retailers have been the most active in seeking court protection in 2019 through October.