Coda Automotive, 2013
Roberto represented Coda Automotive as special counsel in the sale of all of its assets to FCO MA Coda Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC, in a 363 sale approved by the US Bankruptcy Court.
Otero County Hospital Association, Inc. (OCHA), 2012
Roberto represented Otero County Hospital Association, Inc. (OCHA), the operator of a regional medical center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, in its chapter 11 proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. Before commencing its chapter 11 case, OCHA faced approximately 50 separately filed personal injury lawsuits and many more unasserted claims arising from a series of spinal procedures performed by two doctors at OCHA's medical center. Through the chapter 11 plan, OCHA consensually resolved the lawsuits and numerous additional related claims for US$7.5 million payable into a personal injury trust over three years. At the hearing to confirm OCHA's chapter 11 plan, the judge commented that the result "shows what chapter 11 can accomplish at its best" and commended the lawyering in the case as "exceptional."
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino, 2011
Roberto represented Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino, an unincorporated business enterprise of the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, in connection with its offer to exchange its outstanding 12% senior notes due 2010 for (1) new 8.750% senior notes due 2020 (the "1st-Out Notes"), (2) new senior PIK notes due 2020 (the "2nd-Out Notes") and (3) a pro rata amount of US$21 million in cash. The Company accepted for exchange all US$198 million aggregate principal amount of old notes tendered in the exchange offer, representing 99.16% of the outstanding old notes, and issued (1) US$59 million aggregate principal amount of 1st-Out Notes, (2) US$134 million aggregate principal amount of 2nd-Out Notes and (3) paid the cash consideration.
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