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Mayer Brown

Restructuring 2010

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InnovationArranging a DIP facility for Tribune
Originality6
Rationale6
Impact6
Total18
DescriptionHelped Barclays Capital create a unique structure to convert an existing trade receivables securitisation into a $225m DIP financing for Tribune, the media group. Lawyers developed the complex structure, which mixes securitisation and DIP financing, in just four days. The structure was the first to be rated by a national ratings agency