Mr. Knight was recommended for Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate.The Legal 500 2017

Peter P. Knight

Chicago
  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA
 
 

Peter Knight is a partner in the firm's Insolvency Practice, Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice and the Chair of the Chicago office's Finance Department. Mr. Knight focuses his practice on representing secured lenders in all aspects of out-of-court restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings, but also represents unsecured creditors, equity holders, indenture trustees, bondholder groups, distressed debt and asset buyers, and other economic stakeholders.

 

Mr. Knight's noteworthy engagements include representation of:

  • Ad hoc group of holders of US$1.02 billion of third lien notes in restructuring of E&P company Halcón Resources
  • Antares Capital, as agent under a US$170 million first lien credit facility, in the out-of-court restructuring of an oil and gas servicing company
  • Corbin Capital, as sole first-out lender under a US$105 million unitranche credit facility, in the out-of-court restructuring of a public ecommerce solutions company
  • Affiliates of D. E. Shaw in connection with the acquisition of various renewable energy projects in the SunEdison bankruptcy
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland, as agent under a US$310 million secured credit facility, in the contested workout and foreclosure sale of two ethanol plants
  • The Royal Bank of Canada, as agent under a US$750 million senior secured credit facility, in the Chapter 11 restructuring of MModal, Inc., a leading medical transcription service company
  • The Royal Bank of Canada, as agent under a US$175 million first lien revolving credit facility, in the Chapter 11 restructuring of Offshore Group Investment Limited (d/b/a Vantage Drilling), a leading global offshore drilling company
  • Ad hoc group of holders of US$360 million of unsecured notes in the out-of-court restructuring of Affinion Group, a leading membership insurance and loyalty products company
  • GECC, as agent under a US$105 million multi-jurisdiction first lien credit facility, in the out-of-court restructuring of a leading global distributor of high-end camera cases, tripods and other related products
  • GECC, as agent under a US$80 million first lien credit facility, in connection with the Chapter 11 restructuring of Fox & Hound / Champps, a national casual dining restaurant chain
  • Capital One Healthcare in the workout of a leading specialty pharmacy company
  • Antares Capital, as agent under a US$82 million first lien credit facility, in the out-of-court restructuring of a leading hydraulic cylinder company servicing the oil and gas and mining industries
 
 
 
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