Finance - Restructuring


Reeling Samson Resources, Once Worth $7 Billion, Files For Bankruptcy

Samson has arranged a deal with some of its lenders to eliminate debt and provide new equity investment, though owner KKR will lose its stake in the company.

Darren Barbee
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 13:47

Samson Resources Corp. Finalizes Restructuring Plan

Samson engaged Blackstone Advisory Partners as its investment banker and Alvarez & Marsal North America as its restructuring adviser. Samson’s restructuring counsel is Kirkland & Ellis, Reuters said.

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 08:24

TAM International Splits Regional Businesses Through Restructuring

Steven Scott has worked at TAM for 28 years and now heads the Eastern Hemisphere Operations Group.

Ray Frisby is now vice president of Western Hemisphere Operations. 

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:12

ERG Companies Cancel 363 Sale Process

The companies’ assets have over time included areas on the U.S. Gulf Coast and in California, the Illinois Basin, Texas and Louisiana, according to ERG Resources LLC’s website.

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:33

Samson Resources' Lenders Target Restructuring For $4.15 Billion Debt

Samson Resources Corp.’s lenders target restructuring deal for $4.15 billion debt. A $110 million interest payment on bonds is due Aug. 15, people with knowledge of private matter told Bloomberg.

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:20

Saratoga Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Cooke said the company hopes the Chapter 11 filing will “avert adverse action by Harvest Operating” which holds a $3.7 million arbitration award against Saratoga.

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:09

Hercules Gets Creditor Majority To Support Bankruptcy Plan

The restructuring support agreement requires Houston-based Hercules to file for bankruptcy by July 8.

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 09:45

Cerberus Leads Lenders For Samson Resources Restructuring

Cerberus Capital Management LP leads lenders seeking control of KKR & Co.-owned Samson Resources Co. in a restructuring, Bloomberg was told by two people with knowledge of private matter. 

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:02

Canadian Court Allows Connacher To Lower Interest Payments

Connacher doesn’t have to immediately pay US$128 million loan. Small oil sands developers including Connacher fight for survival with crude trading at just over half its value from June. 

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 16:18

Meet The Companies That Have Dealt Themselves In On 2015 A&D

After Shell’s $70 billion deal, ExxonMobil and Chevron are in the hunt with several large U.S. E&Ps. But in the Permian Basin, the bid-ask spread remains too wide for deals.

Darren Barbee
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 15:38

Even More Global: Shell Megamerger Offers Big Premium For BG Group

Shell, already one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, would strengthen its LNG portfolio and gain access to premier offshore Brazil deepwater oil in a mega-merger.

Darren Barbee
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 14:05

Connacher’s Out-Of-Court Restructuring Bid Denied

Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd.’s bid to restructure out of court in Canada was rejected after Credit Suisse sued in New York state court, citing Connacher’s loan default, Bloomberg said. 

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:20