Press Release

Kirkland Advises Ad-hoc Group of Noteholders on Financial Restructuring of Safari Holding

Kirkland & Ellis advised an ad-hoc group of noteholders on the successful financial restructuring of Safari Holding Verwaltungs GmbH (the “Company”).


The recapitalization of the Company followed the approval of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 between the Company and the holders of its €350m senior secured notes due 30 November 2022.


The team advising the group of noteholders was led by restructuring partner Leo Plank and restructuring associate Marlene Ruf, and included debt finance partner Wolfgang Nardi, tax partner Daniel Hiemer, transactional partner David Huthmacher, capital markets partners Tim Volkheimer and Deirdre Jones, restructuring partner Hannah Crawford as well as restructuring associates Michael Berger, Donatus Wang and Sophia Rossi, debt finance associate Philipp Büchler, tax associate Tim Löper, and capital market associates Siegfried M. Büttner, Hannah Kannegieter and Chrystel Marincich.