IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Room 206

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Distressed M&A and pre packs from a buyer’s perspective

Tuesday 1 November (1430 - 1545)

Room 206
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Insolvency Section (Lead)
Closely Held Companies Committee


A panel discussion on the opportunities and pitfalls faced by a buyer in making an offer in a pre-pack sale. This session will cover practical aspects to be considered by the buyer, such as valuation, pricing, employees and insolvency procedural issues depending on the jurisdiction.  The panel will also address whether buyers should consider taking on board fund managers in distressed asset acquisitions.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

David Heems HOUTHOFF, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Co-Chair, Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee


Laura Appleby Faegre Drinker, New York, New York, USA
Christian Becker GOERG, Munich, Germany
Sakate Khaitan Khaitan Legal Associates, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Vice Chair, Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee
Silvia Martins de Castro Cunha Zono TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou Lennox Paton, Nassau, Bahamas; Co-Chair, Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee