Bankruptcy & Financial Distress Litigation

Combining broad academic expertise in related areas – including credit and lending, valuation, accounting, finance, deal structuring, economics, and industrial organization – with an amalgam of industry and marketplace familiarity, Compass Lexecon economists and consultants have the experience and expertise to help senior creditors, Boards of Directors, and management teams successfully navigate the distressed landscape.

Our experts have performed solvency and insolvency test work both for companies facing bankruptcy proceedings and for entities securing financing, and have assisted businesses and creditors to businesses facing failed or troubled corporate transactions – including leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings – both as advisors and in interim management roles. We also have assisted clients in all aspects of distressed company disputes, both in and out of bankruptcy.

Compass Lexecon assists clients with the following:

  • Syndicated leveraged loans and high-yield bond finance
  • Failed corporate transactions
  • Bankruptcy workouts
  • Debtor-in-possession financing disputes
  • Company-side or stakeholder-side advisory
  • Interim management or officer roles for distressed companies
  • Ability to pay analyses