Press Release

Kirkland Represents Summit in Fully-Consensual De-Levering Transaction

Kirkland advised Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) on a fully-consensual Term Loan restructuring involving its wholly owned, indirect subsidiary, Summit Midstream Partners Holdings, LLC.  Lenders collectively holding 100% of the aggregate principal amount of claims (approximately $155.2 million in principal amount outstanding) under SMP Holdings’ Term Loan consented to the out-of-court restructuring and, on Nov. 17, 2020, received their pro rata shares of consideration consisting of $26.5 million of cash and approximately 2.3 million SMLP common units currently pledged as collateral under the Term Loan in full satisfaction of SMP Holdings’ outstanding obligations under the Term Loan.  

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The team was led by debt finance partners Rohit Chaudhry and Rustin Brown and restructuring partner Christopher Marcus and associates Stephen Iacovo and Charles Sterrett; with assistance from transactional partners Erik Hepler and Sean Wheeler and restructuring associate Ameneh Bordi.