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News Jul 27, 2018

Shearman & Sterling Wins Major Honors at the 10th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards and Restructuring Forum

Shearman & Sterling once again won major honors at the 10th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards and Restructuring Forum. The forum, held on July 19, 2018 at the Metropolitan Club in New York, recognizes excellence from the restructuring and turnaround communities worldwide.

The firm was honored in the following categories:

  • “Corporate Turnaround” for our work on the Frigoglass restructuring           
  • “Pre-Pack Restructuring” for our work on the Nuverra Environmental Solutions restructuring

The Shearman & Sterling team that represented the Frigoglass Group was led by partners Marwa Elborai (London-Capital Markets) and Mei Lian (London-Finance), assisted by Caroline Leeds Ruby, Philip Stopford (both London-Finance), Simon Letherman (London-Tax) and James Duncan (London-Finance). Solomon Noh (London-Financial Restructuring & Insolvency) advised on the U.S. aspects of the restructuring. They were assisted by Of Counsel Clifford Atkins (London-Finance); counsel Jonathan Handyside (London-Capital Markets); and associates Tom Berisford, Michèle Smith, Ellaine Gelman, Brittany Roger and Charlie Marmion (all London-Finance Group), Carla Russo, Evangelia Andronikou (both London-Capital Markets) and Sarah Moir-Porteous (London-Tax).

The team for the Nuverra restructuring included partners Fredric Sosnick (New York–Financial Restructuring & Insolvency) and Lona Nallengara (New York–Capital Markets); Of Counsel William J. F. Roll (New York–Litigation); and associates Sara Coelho, Stephen Blank (both New York–Financial Restructuring & Insolvency) and Christian Sae (New York-Corporate).

With a global network of lawyers based in the United States and Europe, Shearman & Sterling’s Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice delivers integrated service on complex global restructuring matters. In addition to our cross-border capabilities, we provide local financial restructuring advice on matters specific to the jurisdictions in which we practice. We represent a broad range of clients, including financial institutions, hedge funds, corporate debtors in various industries, ad hoc committees, and buyers and sellers of distressed assets on all aspects of financial restructuring matters.