Retail Restructuring Outlook

July 12, 2017 | 1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York

Welcome to the Retail Restructuring Outlook panel discussion!

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Opening Remarks


    Speaker
    Michael O'Hara, Founder and Managing Member, Consensus Advisors

Maximizing Value in Retail Restructurings

Unprecedented market forces, coupled with various legal constraints, have placed unique pressure on distressed retailers’ ability to conduct in-court financial and operational restructurings. With many retailers forced to transform their restructuring efforts into full blown liquidations, it is imperative for investors, creditors, landlords and other parties in this retail environment to remain current on today’s Chapter 11 landscape and understand available strategies when attempting to monetize distressed retail assets. Our panel, which features expert advisors and leading practitioners in retail restructurings and liquidations, will address these and other key considerations that will assist creditors to maximize the value of their claims and enhance their recoveries.

Specifically, the panel will address and share professional experiences regarding:

  • Market and economic factors that have contributed to today’s distressed retail space;
  • Key provisions of the US Bankruptcy Code that influence retail restructurings;
  • Common players in retail restructurings, the nature of their claims and how those claims typically compete with one another;
  • Strategies for monetizing distressed retail assets, including inventory, intellectual property, brand value and real estate;
  • Retail intercreditor disputes and litigation; and
  • Key drivers for further industry consolidation.

  • Speakers
    Matthew Bordwin, Principal and Managing Director, Keen-Summit Capital Partners LLC
    Steve Coulombe, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC
    Becky Goldfarb, Managing Director-Retail Valuations, Gordon Brothers
    Erica Klein, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
    Michael O'Hara, Founder and Managing Member, Consensus Advisors
    Adam C. Rogoff, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
    Richard Goldman, Legal Analyst, Debtwire (moderator)

Q&A

Closing Remarks

Coffee/Networking

Event Concludes

*Agenda is subject to change

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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
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