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Restructuring Insolvency & Troubled Companies 2019: Opportunity Amidst Crisis-Buying Distressed Assets, Claims and Securities for Fun & Profit



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Companies fail all the time, for all sorts of reasons. Some companies become distressed, or even insolvent, because of mismanagement; others because of fraud; others for myriad other reasons- some intrinsic to the company and some extrinsic.

Regardless of the cause, failing or failed companies create a unique set of issues, risks, and even opportunities for all involved. This area of law and finance has become so specialized that no fewer than five (American Bankruptcy Institute; Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors;
Commercial Law League of America; National Association of Federal Equity Receivers; Turnaround Management Association) national organizations exist to help those who specialize in the field to stay up to date on the latest developments, strategies, and tactics in the area.

As with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to you even if you do not have a background in this topic And, as with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations designed to entertain as it
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Eddie Lampert bought Kmart out of bankruptcy. W.L. Ross made a fortune many times over buying steel and other companies out of bankruptcy. Hedge funds and other distressed debt traders buy and sell millions of dollars of distressed securities and bankruptcy claims every day. A number of private equity funds focus exclusively on buying distressed businesses, fixing, and selling them. And fortunes are made real estate crashes by those who have the dry powder to swoop in and buy when others are forced to sell. This webinar explains how to loan to, or purchase the debt of, a company in order to acquire it (a strategy commonly called “loan to own”); how to learn about opportunities involving distressed companies; and tips and best practices for participating in bankruptcy, Article 9, and other sales of distressed businesses (including the concept of serving as the “stalking horse).

This webinar is delivered in Plain English, understandable to you even if you do not have a background in the subject. It brings you into an engaging, even sometimes humorous, conversation designed to entertain as it teaches. And, it is specifically designed to be viewed as a stand-alone webinar, meaning that you do not have to view the other webinars in the series to get a lot out of it.



Practice Areas: Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights, Business Organizations & Contracts
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 04/16/2019
Level: Basic
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 1 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

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Speakers:
Whitney C. Fogelberg - Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago
Michael Riela - Tannenbaum Helpert Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, NY
Jonathan Friedland - Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger
David S. Lorry - Versa Capital Management LLC
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