HannahPlumb

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5839

Hannah Plumb advises on all aspects of U.K. and cross-border corporate and financial restructurings, formal insolvency proceedings, and distressed acquisitions and sales in contentious and noncontentious environments. She regularly acts for a broad base of clients, including creditors (funds, investment banks, and clearing banks), corporate debtors and their directors and sponsors, and insolvency officeholders.

Hannah has particular experience advising on real estate-related restructurings and enforcements across a range of industry sectors, including retail, hospitality and leisure, and health care. Recently, she has advised Vision Capital in connection with the £220 million restructuring of U.K. rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse; BHS International on the acquisition of the digital and international business of U.K. retailer BHS; and on numerous restructuring matters and acquisitions for funds such as AlbaCore Capital, Aurelius Group, ESO Capital, Octopus Investments, and Orion Capital. Hannah also has experience advising on restructurings in the infrastructure and shipping sectors, including Seven Energy in connection with a US$900 million restructuring; Airwave in its restructuring, by way of a scheme of arrangement, of £1.8 billion of debt; and Veolia in its restructuring of the debt and equity of a dive support vessel following the collapse of the Harkand shipping group.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Hannah was seconded to the recoveries and business support divisions of The Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays Bank.

Experience

  • Joint administrators of The Raphael Medical Centre Limited (in administration) and Glenside Manor Healthcare Services Limited complete pre-pack sale of companies' businesses and assetsJones Day advised Colin Hardman and Kevin Ley of Smith & Williamson in their capacity as joint administrators of The Raphael Medical Centre Limited (in administration) and Glenside Manor Healthcare Services Limited (in administration) in connection with the pre-pack sale of the companies' businesses and assets.
  • ZapGo sells business and assets in administration saleJones Day advised David Buchler of Buchler Phillips Ltd and Darren Edwards of Aspect Plus Limited in their capacity as joint administrators of ZapGo Ltd (in administration), in connection with the marketing and sale of the company's business and assets.
  • Joint administrators of Onwatchmultifire Limited (in administration) complete pre-pack sale of company's businesses and assetsJones Day advised Anthony Wright and Phillip Armstrong of FRP Advisory in their capacity as joint administrators of Onwatchmultifire (UK) Limited in connection with the pre-pack sale of the company's security services and fire protection businesses.
  • FRP Advisory appointed as liquidators of Laura Ashley entities to investigate pre-administration mattersJones Day represents the liquidators of certain Laura Ashley entities (who were originally appointed as additional administrators by the Court) in connection with their investigation of certain pre-administration matters and any causes of action stemming from those investigations.
  • KPMG acts as insolvency officeholder of Caribbean property developer HarlequinJones Day is advising Brian Glasgow of KPMG as bankruptcy trustee of Harlequin Property (SVG) Limited ("HPSVG") and Brian Glasgow and Craig Waterman of KPMG as joint liquidators of Harlequin Resorts (St. Lucia) Limited.
  • Group of nursing and residential care homes completes corporate and debt restructuringJones Day advised a group of UK nursing and residential care homes (the "Group") in relation to a corporate and debt restructuring of the Group and the sale of its operating companies and care homes.
  • City Financial enters administrationJones Day successfully advised the board of City Financial Investment Company Limited (the "Company") on the Company's entry into administration.
  • FTI Consulting act as receivers in global restructuring of BMI HealthcareJones Day advised Andrew J. Johnson and Chad Griffin of FTI Consulting LLP in their capacity as fixed charge receivers of the share capital in the BMI Healthcare group in connection with the restructuring of the BMI Healthcare business.
  • Boeing agrees to Monarch's CVA proposalJones Day represented The Boeing Company, a major creditor of Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited ("MAEL"), in the restructuring by way of a company voluntary arrangement of MAEL resulting in a compromise of certain historic balance sheet liabilities and further third party funding, returning MAEL to solvency and the ability to continue to trade.
  • Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a $10.9 billion merger.
  • International Automotive Components Group completes refinancing of Senior Secured NotesJones Day advised International Automotive Components Group, S.A., a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, in connection with the issuance of $215 million of Senior Secured Notes due 2023 to Gamut Capital Management, L.P. in a private placement.
  • Complete Entertainment Resources Group sells certain assets to Live Nation EntertainmentJones Day represented Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (formerly Songkick.com, Inc.), a concert discovery and artist ticketing platform, in its sale of certain assets, including CERG’s ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio, to Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. in connection with the settlement of pending litigation.
  • Vision Capital restructures UK retailer, BrightHouseJones Day is advising Vision Capital in connection with the £220 million financial restructuring of its subsidiary, BrightHouse (a rent-to-own retailer operating in the United Kingdom).
  • Seven Energy, a Nigerian oil and gas operator, restructures its debt in anticipation of sale to Savannah Petroleum PlcJones Day advised the board of directors of Seven Energy as they entered into a lock-up agreement to restructure multiple tranches of debt amounting to $900 million in anticipation of a sale of certain oil and gas assets located in Nigeria to Savannah Petroleum Plc, a UK-based oil and gas exploration and development company.
  • Loxo Oncology acquires drug development program from administrators of RedXJones Day advised biopharmaceutical company, Loxo Oncology, Inc., in connection with its $40 million acquisition of a drug development program aimed at treating leukemia from the administrators of RedX Pharma Plc.
  • Fern Trading restructures debt and equity of Rangeford HoldingsJones Day advised Fern Trading Limited, a member of the Octopus Investments group, in connection with the restructuring of the equity in and approximately £80 million of debt advanced to Rangeford Holdings Limited, a developer and manager of retirement villages and communities within the United Kingdom.
  • AlbaCore Capital co-invests in platform for acquiring European non-performing loansJones Day advised AlbaCore Capital LLP in connection with its co-investment (alongside Lindorff and CarVal Investors) in a platform to invest in unsecured non-performing loans in Europe.
  • Veolia restructures debt and equity of dive support vessel "Swordfish" following collapse of shipping group, HarkandJones Day is advising the global environmental company, Veolia Environnement SA, following the collapse of the oil and gas shipping group, Harkand, arising from the continuing depression in global oil prices.
  • Aurelius Group acquires The Hospital GroupJones Day represented the The Aurelius Group, a Frankfurt-based private equity firm, in connection with its acquisition of The Hospital Group, a provider of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures based in Birmingham, UK.
  • BHS International acquires digital and international franchise business from BHS Limited (in administration)Jones Day acted for BHS International in connection with its acquisition of the digital and international franchise business from the administrators of British retailer, BHS.