Mark I. Bane has represented lead lenders and committees in some of the business world’s most prominent Chapter 11 cases, including Enron, Worldcom, Calpine and various airlines. With a focus on corporate restructurings, creditors’ rights, and acquisitions of troubled companies, Mark’s clients include distressed debt and equity investors, hedge funds, troubled companies and their boards of directors, and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies.
In addition, Mark advises committees of lenders and equity investors in both Chapter 11 cases and out of court restructurings, utilizing innovative solutions to advance business objectives, and strategic approaches to value maximization. Mark is the chairman of the firm’s business restructuring department.
- JD, New York University School of Law, 1985
- BA, 1981
- New York, 1986
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014
PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES :
- American Bar Association, Business Law Section
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of LINN Energy, LLC, an independent oil and natural gas production company presently in Chapter 11 in the Southern District of Texas.
- Represented Doral Financial Corporation, a former bank holding company, the chapter 11 cases were held before in the Southern District of New York.
- Currently representing investors in the acquisition of financially distressed entities in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and media.
- Represented a group of private equity financiers in the section 363 acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the bankruptcy estate of one of the largest modular home builders in North America.
- Represented ad hoc committee of holders of Second Priority Senior Secured Notes of a Mexican satellite operator.
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