Gibson Dunn’s MAXpower deal wins IFLR Asia-Pacific Restructuring Deal of the Year 2020

May 7, 2020

International Financial Law Review has named MAXpower’s Bank Debt Restructuring as the Restructuring Deal of the Year at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2020.  Gibson Dunn Singapore lawyers Jamie Thomas and Troy Doyle represented MAXpower Group Pte Ltd (“MAXpower”), a power and energy group in Southeast Asia, in a complex restructuring of its debt and equity structure. The awards were presented on May 7, 2020.

Jamie Thomas’s practice spans a range of markets including South and Southeast Asia.  His focus is on international corporate finance transactions, as well as restructurings, reorganizations and insolvencies.  He regularly represents sponsors, borrowers and lenders on complex cross-border leveraged and acquisition finance transactions as well as project finance, debt buy-backs, asset-backed lending, receivables financing, and pre-IPO financings.  In addition, he has extensive expertise in reserves-based and other upstream oil & gas financing and financing for energy and commodity sectors and the telecoms industry in Asia.  Recently, he has been assisting a number of corporates, private equity funds and other alternative capital providers with alternative capital solutions such as Term Loan B, Unitranche and subscription line financings.

Troy Doyle focuses on restructuring and insolvency across the Asia-Pacific region.  He has practiced in the region for over 22 years and combines investment and corporate finance knowledge with his restructuring and insolvency legal expertise to provide commercial, pragmatic and strategic solutions. He frequently advises corporate clients as they undertake a restructuring process.  This process often involves challenging stakeholder negotiations, raising new debt and equity (including debtor-in-possession financing), distressed investment and divestment, and implementing a consensual or court approved restructuring plan.