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Restructuring

Cirque du Soleil Tumbles Into Court to Sell Assets

By David Elman
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Published: July 1st, 2020
Shareholders TPG, Fosun and CDPQ have agreed to serve as stalking horse with an offer that would inject $300 million in liquidity into the live entertainment company and assume certain liabilities.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Uncertainty Clears Path for Large PIPEs

By Bill Meagher
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Published: June 15th, 2020
The PIPEs market, primarily a capital source for small and microcap companies, has seen an influx of large-cap interest from high-profile investors as Covid-19 stretches balance sheets.
Podcasts

Drinks With The Deal Podcast: Penn's David Skeel

By David Marcus
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Published: May 14th, 2020
David Skeel, a bankruptcy professor at the University of Pennsylvania, talks about his work with the Puerto Rico Oversight Board, lessons from 2008 and his thoughts on the potential fallout from the coronavirus.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Covid Webcast: Cash Is King, Control a Bonus

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: May 14th, 2020
In a discussion hosted by The Deal in partnership with Edelman, dealmakers weighed in on the new landscape of their industries amid the Covid-19 pandemic, who is best positioned to do deals and how.
Restructuring

XFL Kicks Off Plan for Summer Sale

By David Elman
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Published: May 5th, 2020
Parent Alpha Entertainment looks to set a July 6 bid deadline ahead of a July 8 auction for the football league's assets.
Restructuring

Covid-19 Adds to Restaurant Industry Woes

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: April 23rd, 2020
The effects of the novel coronavirus on the restaurant industry could lead to 15% of all restaurants closing permanently.
Restructuring

XFL Joins AFL, AAF in Bankruptcy

By David Elman
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Published: April 14th, 2020
Vince McMahon's football league seeks court protection to sell its assets days after suspending operations.
Private Equity

Chuck E. Cheese Forms Restructuring Committee

By David Elman
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Published: April 13th, 2020
The Apollo Global-backed restaurant company names former Milbank restructuring attorney Paul Aronzon to head the committee as it deals with fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.