Emanuel Grillo

Section Chair - Financial Restructuring (Firmwide) Partner

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New York

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  • A troubled cooperative bank in the restructuring of more than $500 million of its debt
  • An investment fund holding debt secured by life settlement assets in a troubled hedge fund’s Chapter 11 cases
  • An ad-hoc committee of second lien creditors in the restructuring of more than $500 million of secured debt of one of the largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firms
  • The DIP Lender and bidder in the section 363 sale for Grubb & Ellis one of the nation’s largest real estate brokerage firms
  • The controlling mezzanine lender in its foreclosure on a portfolio of hospitality assets with a value in excess $1.5 billion
  • The sponsor of a portfolio of hospitality assets concentrated in the southeastern United States in the restructuring of $600 million of debt
  • Mezzanine and mortgage lenders for both commercial and multifamily residential properties and lenders to Native American gaming facilities
  • A top wireless device service and distribution company and its parent with revenues that exceeded $2 billion prior to bankruptcy in their Chapter 11 cases, the sale of their assets and confirmation of their Chapter 11 plan
  • Junior capital lenders to troubled borrowers in prepackaged bankruptcy cases and periodically in their exercise of remedies
  • Individual creditors and ad hoc groups of creditors in some of the country’s largest bankruptcy cases, including Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Northwest Airlines, Delphi Corporation and Silicon Graphics, Inc.
  • The DIP Lenders in in the NextWave Telecom cases in which he negotiated the DIP loan equity kicker that provided the DIP lender with a premium payable in reorganized NextWave securities at confirmation after NextWave’s litigation with the FCC in the United States Supreme Court