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Goodmans named Canada's ‘Restructuring Firm of the Year’ at the IFLR Americas Awards 2021


Area Corporate Restructuring


We are honoured to announce that Goodmans has been named Canada's ‘Restructuring Firm of the Year’ at the IFLR Americas Awards 2021. This award recognizes our Restructuring and Insolvency Group for providing industry leading expertise and innovative solutions in complex cross-border deals.

Goodmans was recognized as the result of feedback from clients and peers for its high-calibre work in mandates including the following:

Cirque du Soleil
Goodmans advised the Ad Hoc Committee of Lenders of Cirque du Soleil in their successful refinancing and credit bid acquisition of the Cirque business in Cirque’s cross-border restructuring proceedings.

Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods
Goodmans advised Brookfield Principal Credit LLC as pre-petition term agent and DIP term agent in connection with Bumble Bee Foods’ cross-border restructuring proceedings

Sherritt International Corporation
Goodmans advised Sherritt in its cross-border restructuring.

IFLR Americas Awards 2021 celebrates the past year’s most significant and innovative teams and deals from around the world. The awards recognize work that broke new legal ground, introduced novel structures and instruments, redefined regulatory frameworks and set useful precedents for cross-border deal making. This year saw a record-breaking number of submissions from banks and firms across the continent.

For more information, visit IFLR’s website.