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Deborah Williamson Quoted in Reuters and CFO Magazine Articles on Energy Industry Bankruptcy Filings

May 18, 2016

Deborah D. Williamson, San Antonio-based member in Dykema’s Bankruptcy Practice Group and an American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) commissioner, was quoted in the Reuters article, “SandRidge, Breitburn join wave of energy bankruptcy filings.”

In the article, which discusses the recent trend of bankruptcy filings in the oil and gas industry, Williamson points out that the reason the industry is seeing this wave of restructuring of debt rather than sales is that recent asset sales have been terrible. She goes on to say that creditors seem to be leaning toward a restructuring process that exchanges debt for new equity ownership and waiting out a recovery in oil prices.

To read the entire article, click here

Williamson's quotes from this article were also included in a CFO Magazine article on the same topic.

Williamson also recently authored the second edition of her ABI book When Gushers Go Dry: The Essentials of Oil & Gas Bankruptcy. For more information about that book, click here.