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Richard Bendix and Gary Segal Co-Author Chapter for Strategic Alternatives For And Against Distressed Businesses

February 25, 2016

Chicago-based attorneys Richard M. Bendix, Jr., a member of Dykema’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group, and Gary P. Segal, a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance Practice Group, have co-authored a chapter in the Thomson Reuters book, Strategic Alternatives For And Against Distressed Businesses, 2016 ed.

Bendix and Segal’s chapter, titled “Perspectives: Secured Creditors,” explores distressed businesses from a secured creditor’s perspective and covers the following areas in depth: 

  • signs of a distressed borrower;
  • due diligence—analyzing the borrower’s problems and financial situation;
  • financial consultants / turnaround professionals;
  • analyzing the loan file and collateral;
  • meeting with the borrower;
  • pre-liquidation / pre litigation actions;
  • methods of liquidation / collection; and
  • lender liability and equitable subordination issues.

For more information on the book, click here.