Distressed debt and special situations: Succeeding in uncertain times

03 November 2020

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Debtwire is pleased to present “Distressed debt and special situations: Succeeding in uncertain times”, published in association with MinterEllison.
          
The ongoing global pandemic has made uncertainty the new normal. While the short-term impacts on global markets and the Australian economy are apparent, the long-term impacts and permanent changes to society and business can only be speculated.
 
Against this backdrop and without a marker to the finish line, Australian businesses are attempting to steer a course not only for survival but for the growth needed to be a viable long-term concern. But alongside uncertainty comes opportunity – especially for distressed debt and special situation investors.
 
This report explores the opportunities in a distressed market, drawing on Debtwire market intelligence and insight from MinterEllison’s thought leaders.
          
Key highlights include:
 
  • Australian market update: A brief overview from Debtwire’s Asia editorial team on the state of the Australian market, development sin 2020 and the outlook to yearend and early 2021.
  • Sector snapshot: A close look at key distressed industries and trends shaping various sectors that could open opportunities for distress debt and special situations investors.
  • Featured Q&As: MinterEllison experts discuss Australia’s advantages and the key opportunities and challenges for global investors searching for distressed investments.
  • Restructuring and turnaround best practices: MinterEllison’s insights into best practices in managing a successful restructuring or turnaround amid market volatilities and uncertainty.