Marc Hecht

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Marc Hecht is an associate in the Finance Department at Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice.

Mr. Hecht was listed as a finalist for the Young Turnaround Professional Award 2016 by the TMA UK Conference.

Mr. Hecht has experience across a broad range of restructuring matters, with particular emphasis on schemes of arrangement and complex cross-border out-of-court restructurings including sales out of administration. He has worked on matters across a range of sectors including energy, financial services, and technology.

Mr Hecht’s representative experience includes advising:

  • The ad hoc committee of lenders to Steinhoff Europe AG in respect of the financial restructuring of the Steinhoff group 
  • The ad hoc committee of bondholders in respect of the financial restructuring of the Johnston Press group
  • Bibby Offshore Services Plc, a British-based company that provides offshore and subsea services, in connection with its debt restructuring via a UK scheme of arrangement
  • Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation on its acquisition of the Grosvenor House Hotel
  • DTEK, Ukraine’s leading privately owned energy company, on its US$2.3 billion bank & bond restructuring including various UK schemes of arrangement, consensual and other liability management transactions
  • PrivatBank, one of Ukraine’s largest banks, on the restructuring of certain of its notes, which was implemented via a UK scheme of arrangement    
  • Avangardco, a leading Ukrainian agro industrial company, on the restructuring of its notes issued by its Cypriot subsidiary which was implemented via a UK scheme of arrangement
  • A global technology company and subsequently the administrators on the pre-packaged administration of the same company
  • Various investment banks and funds on the trading of claims and debt on the secondary market
  • A syndicate of lenders and subsequently the joint administrators in connection with a sale out of administration of the majority of the business and assets of a listed company and certain of its subsidiaries*
  • A global mobile media marketing company and subsequently the administrators on a cross-border restructuring, pre-sale, and sale of assets out of administration, which was named the Restructuring Deal of the Year at the 2014 M&A Advisor International Awards*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham


  • Bar Qualification
    • England and Wales (Solicitor)
    • LPC (Distinction), College of Law, London, 2011
    • GDL, BPP Law School, 2010
    • BA, University of Leeds, 2009
    • English
  • Practices
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