Portfolio Company Specialty Group

The Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP Portfolio Company Specialty Group combines the talents and expertise of Young Conaway’s Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Counseling/Litigation Sections to address the unique and often complicated needs of portfolio companies, their fund sponsors, and their directors/management in a variety of transactional, governance, distress, and other crisis situations. Having represented more than 30 portfolio companies in recent years, Young Conaway’s depth of knowledge and experience has positioned us to be at the forefront of legal developments and strategies that portfolio companies can leverage to address complicated situations and maximize stakeholder outcomes.

Tools: Special Situations Served on Behalf of Portfolio Companies:
• Bankruptcy M&A, including
363 sale process
• Restructuring/chapter 11 planning and strategy
• Corporate advisory/governance • Bankruptcy M&A, including 363 sale process
• Valuation advice/litigation • Out-of-court restructuring
• Transaction structure/strategy • Leveraged dividend recapitalizations
• Sale/financing expertise • Advice and defense of acquisitions and divestitures
of minority and controlled positions
• Alternate entity/corporate formation • Going private transactions
• Restructuring/chapter 11 strategy
and planning
• Representing special committees and fiduciaries
in conflict transactions
• Corporate governance advice
• Alternate entity/corporate formation and structure

Sample representations:

American Fiber & Yarns

Anchor Blue


Big Island Carbon

Biogan International

Fluid Routing


Impact Holdings


Journal Register

Lang Holdings

Medifacts International

Monarch Holdings

Movida Communications

Pemco World Air Services

Perkins/Marie Callender

Pharmaceutical Formulations

Powermate Corp.

• Scooter Store

Smart Paper

Trico Steel