Dennis represents debtors, creditors’ committees, ad hoc bondholder groups, individual creditors, and other interested parties in major domestic and international corporate and debt restructurings, exchanges, distressed mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy cases.
Dennis has extensive experience in debt finance, counterparty risk, distressed corporate transactions, derivatives, securities transactions, and other domestic and international financial transactions.
Prior to joining us in 2016, Dennis’ representative matters included serving as counsel to a wide and diverse range of clients, including:
Counsel to the ad hoc group of senior secured noteholders, and special counsel to the indenture trustee, in the chapter 11 cases of EP Energy, an oil and gas exploration company with assets in Texas and Utah and more than $4.5 billion of debt and other obligations.
Counsel to ad hoc group of convertible noteholders and Wilmington Trust as special counsel in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Aceto, a global generic drug manufacturing and chemical distribution company, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.
Counsel to the ad hoc group of first lien noteholders, as noteholders and backstop DIP lenders, in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of Sanchez Energy Corp., a Houston–based exploration and production company, with over $2.275 billion in funded debt.
(Bankr. D. Del.) Counsel to the ad hoc group of secured and unsecured noteholders in connection with the chapter 11 prepackaged plan of Southeastern Grocers LLC—one of the largest conventional supermarkets in the United States operating under the Winn–Dixie, Bi–Lo, Harveys and Fresco y Más banners—successfully rationalizing its 704–store footprint and restructuring more than $1.5 billion of debt and other obligations, paying unsecured trade creditors in full.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of supermarket retailer Tops Holding II Corporation and affiliates in their chapter 11 cases. The company filed for chapter 11 in February 2018 with over $748 million in funded indebtedness and substantial pension liabilities.
(Bankr. D. Del.). Counsel to Ciber, Inc. and its affiliated debtors, industry leaders in information technology, consulting, and outsourcing services, in their chapter 11 cases. Advised the companies in the successful 363 sale of substantially all of their North American and Indian assets for $90.7 million, nearly doubling the initial stalking horse bid, and assisted with the development of a liquidating plan providing for the distribution of sale proceeds and remaining value to stakeholders.
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