Morgan Smith

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Morgan is an associate in the Firm's London Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Group.

Morgan has experience in special situations lending, debt finance and restructuring and cross-border insolvency. He has worked with a diverse range of clients including banks, corporates, financial institutions, professional trustees and insolvency practitioners in the UK and Australia.

Bars and Courts
New South Wales
Education
BA/LLB and Diploma of Legal Practice
University of Newcastle

NSW, Australia

Languages
English

Experience

Representative experience includes:

Swissport
Representation of Swissport, the world's leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, on its comprehensive restructuring and recapitalization. The restructuring provided Swissport with a delivered and strengthened balance sheet by addressing approximately €1.9 billion of existing debt, and left the business with improved liquidity with which to withstand the ongoing challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Nostrum Oil & Gas
Representation of Nostrum Oil & Gas, a premium listed company with oil and gas assets in Kazakhstan, on its proposed restructuring of US$1.1 billion of notes due in 2022 and 2025.

Blackstone Credit
Representation of Blackstone Credit (formerly GSO Capital Partners) in connection with the restructuring of Winoa, a French headquartered steel abrasives business.

Fat Face
Representation of Fat Face on its restructuring in which the group was transferred by previous owner Bridgepoint to Fat Face's lenders and with a fully restructured balance sheet.