Cases & Deals

SAExploration completes restructuring transactions

Client(s) SAExploration Holdings, Inc.

Jones Day advised SAExploration Holdings, Inc., an internationally-focused oilfield services company offering seismic data acquisition and logistical support services, in the negotiation of a restructuring support agreement with a group of holders of the company's outstanding bonds; an exchange offer and consent solicitation for these bonds based on Section 4(a)(2) and Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933 (pursuant to which $138 million of unsecured bonds were exchanged for $76 million of new Senior Secured Notes and 6.4 million shares of Common Stock); the issuance of two series of warrants to existing common stockholders the issuance of over 90% of Common Stock to the supporting bondholders; and new governance arrangements (including amendments to the charter and bylaws of the company and board designation rights of the supporting bondholders).