Many of our workout, restructuring and bankruptcy cases have international and cross-border aspects, including insolvency proceedings filed in both the United States and another country. Among our cross-border representations are:
- Mexican Project Finance Facility: Agents and lender groups in connection with cross-border workouts of the project financing of gas storage facilities shuttered by the Mexican government.
- Mexican Copper Mine: Four financial institutions in connection with the crystallization of interest swaps, termination of revolving loan commitments, and repayment in full of term loan debt of an owner of a Mexican copper mine owned by a Korean consortium.
- Cross-border Mining Company: Restructuring of credit facilities and hedge agreements and subsequent chapter 11 filings in the U.S. and CCAA filings in Canada of an Arizona mining company with Mexican subsidiaries, a Canadian parent, and a potential Russian acquirer.
- Venezuelan Oil and Gas Company: Agent for a group of lenders in the workout and ultimate payment in full of loans to an oil and gas company nationalized by Venezuela, named Latin Lawyer’s “Deal of the Year”.
- Cross-border Commodities Broker: Agent for lenders in a borrowing base facility secured by, among other things, coffee and other commodities located in the United States, Canada, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
- Chilean Airport Concession: Agent for lenders in the restructuring of a multi-currency project finance facility to the operator of an international airport in South America.