Restructuring and Insolvency

Pereira Neto | Macedo has extensive experience in restructuring, insolvency and credit recovery. Our team regularly represents leading national and international financial institutions, banks syndicates, trustees, investors, funds, pension funds and general creditors (which includes deals involving foreign securities market – bondholders and noteholders).

We have been involved in some of the most relevant recent restructuring cases and our clients come to us seeking for the multidisciplinary approach; our team combines solid experience in corporate litigation and corporate finance;

Our practice encompasses:

  1. Specialized advise on restructuring negotiation, secured lending and structured finance; in addition, our firm constantly issue legal opinions related to specific situations (litigious or not) regarding the restructuring / insolvency;
  2. Representation of creditors in collection lawsuits, enforcement proceedings, judicial reorganization lawsuits (US Law Chapter 11) and bankruptcy (US Law Chapter 7), with the purpose of recovery credits. In this specific practice the firm represent creditors which the credits amounts more than BRL 1.0 billion;
  3. Representing investors in deals inserted on the restructuring / distressed asset (such as M&A, DIP Financing, Exit Financing, acquisition of industrial properties and other kind of assets, etc.). Our team has represented investors in some the most relevant M&A occurred in a judicial reorganization process in Brazil and also represents actively investors in DIP / Exit Financing deals; and
  4. We regularly work alongside international firms in tackling some of the most relevant issues in cross border insolvency.