Holmes acts for the range of stakeholders involved in corporate restructurings or experiencing financial stress. We help boards of directors to steer corporates through troubled waters, and advise global investment funds, asset managers, banks, bondholders
We manage all aspects of insolvency specialising in complex insolvencies involving competing creditor claims across the capital structure, handling novel issues from diverse groups. Our extensive expertise in insolvency matters includes examinerships, receiverships, liquidations (voluntary and involuntary) and bankruptcies. Our expertise in banking and finance covers advice on contingency planning, debt restructuring and reschedulings, distressed acquisitions / sales, credit bidding, formal insolvency proceedings, out-of-court refinancings and distressed debt trading. We advise on matters such as reckless trading, fraudulent trading, misfeasance and restriction or disqualification. We also advise domestic and foreign secured creditors on their security enforcement and distressed asset recovery.