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2009 News Archives


  • Jeffrey Manning and Gerard S. Catalanello of Duane Morris LLP penned an article entitled "A Fresh Look into the Zone of Insolvency" for the October 2009 issue of the Turnaround Management Association.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "GM Seeks Court Approval to Become "New" Company," that was published by the Associated Press on June 29.
  • Trenwith was included in the bankruptcy league table ranking of Top Investment Banks for Q2 2009 on The Deal.com and Pipeline on June 24 and was ranked tenth in the Top Investment Banks category with eight active cases. Jeff Manning was also included and ranked fourth for the Top Investment Bankers with seven active cases.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the story "Will the GM Bankruptcy Work," that was published as the lead story on the homepage of CNN Money.com on June 3. The story explained the complications that underfunded pension plans may cause in both the GM and Chrysler bankruptcies.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "GM’s Swap Offer Expires, Bringing Bankruptcy Closer," that ran on MarketWatch on May 28. The story looked back at the inevitability of both the GM and Chrysler bankruptcies.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "Order (If You Can Get It) in the Court," that was published by Investment Dealers’ Digest on May 8 and ran as the featured story in the IDD Restructuring Alert on May 11.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "Group Drops Fight Against Chrysler Plan," that was published by the Associated Press on May 8. The article reported on the disbanding of the dissident Chrysler bondholders and how it would impact the outcome of the bankruptcy.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in article "Chrysler Deal Moves a Step Closer," that was published on CNNMoney.com on May 8. The article reported on the disbanding of the dissident Chrysler bondholders and how it would impact the outcome of the bankruptcy.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "Painful Lessons for Lenders in Chrysler Debacle," that ran in the Financial Times online on May 7. The article looked at Chrysler’s attempt to take unprecedented actions that did not align with the long-standing bankruptcy code.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "Chrysler Bankruptcy: Test Drive for GM," that was published on CNNMoney.com on May 6. The article looked at how the outcome of Chrysler’s bankruptcy would provide valuable lessons for GM and likely impact the result of their restructuring process.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted in the article "Chrysler’s Chapter 11 Opens Door for GM’s," that ran on the front page of the Money section of USA Today on May 5.The article explains the likelihood of a company filing for bankruptcy after a competitor does so and the impact of Chrysler’s bankruptcy on GM.
  • Jeff Manning’s bylined article, entitled "Mind the Gap," was published on April 20 in the Daily Deal and ran as a featured article on the homepage of The Deal.com. The article outlined the "gap" between the highly leveraged deals of 2002-2007 versus the significant decrease in leverage today and what this means for companies, their financial sponsors and senior lenders, and corporate recovery professionals.
  • Jeff Manning was quoted throughout the article "General Growth Ch. 11 No Big Crisis", that was featured on the Bankruptcy page of TheDeal.com on April 17. The article explained the relatively low impact that General Growth’s bankruptcy filing was expected to have on tenants or the company’s own role as a creditor.
  • Jeff Manning penned a chapter for the Thomas Reuters / Aspatore book InsideTheMinds: The Industries Most at Risk in Bankruptcy Legal and Financial Experts on What to Expect, Avoiding Financial Trouble, and Thoughts on the Future. Jeff’s chapter is entitled "Saving Technology and Service Companies from Chapter 11."