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Morris Nichols Named 2016 Turnaround Atlas Awards Finalist

Wilmington, DE (May 11, 2016) – The Morris Nichols Business Reorganization & Restructuring Group has been named a finalist of the 2016 Turnaround Atlas Awards in two categories. Global M&A received 270 transaction nominations in 2016, with just 48 selected as finalists.

In the category of “Turnaround of the Year: Middle Markets,” Morris Nichols is a finalist among key parties to be recognized for EveryWare Global’s Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. The cookware and tabletop products marketer filed for Chapter 11 protection on April 7, 2015. Morris Nichols represented the ad hoc committee of bondholders in this matter involving nearly $240 million in assets and $380 million in liabilities.

Morris Nichols was also recognized as a Turnaround Atlas Awards finalist in the category of “Pre-Packaged Restructuring of the Year” for involvement in the Hercules Offshore Prepackaged Chapter 11 Restructuring. In August 2015, the offshore contract drilling and liftboat services company filed for Chapter 11 protection with $540 million in assets and $1 billion in liabilities.

About Turnaround Atlas Awards

Presented by the Global M&A Network, the annual Turnaround Atlas Awards honor excellence from the restructuring and turnaround communities world-wide. Selections are independently based on the deal/assignment performance criteria/index. Winners will be officially honored at an awards gala on May 17, 2016 in New York City.

About Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Morris Nichols combines a broad national practice of corporate, intellectual property, business reorganization and restructuring, commercial law and litigation with a general business, tax, estate planning and real estate practice within the State of Delaware.  The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community.  Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.