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Talbot Hughes McKillop advises Straumur-Burdaras Investment Bank hf. on its successful €1.8bn restructuring

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Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM) is pleased to announce that a restructuring proposal by Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. (Straumur) was confirmed by the Icelandic courts, following the approval by 99.6% of unsecured creditors on 13 July 2010. A THM team led by Dean Merritt and Paul Horn has been working with Straumur on its financial restructuring since April 2009.

Straumur is an investment bank headquartered in Iceland, which operates in Reykjavik, London and Copenhagen.

Talbot Hughes McKillop advises the Four Seasons Health Care Group on its £1.7bn financial restructuring

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Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the £1.7bn consensual financial restructuring of the Four Seasons Health Care Group (the Group, Four Seasons). A THM team led by Murdoch McKillop and Julian Gething has been working with the Group, its stakeholders and other advisers since July 2008. This transaction is the largest restructuring to be completed in the UK in 2009.

Four Seasons is one of the leading independent health care providers in the UK and owns and operates care homes, nursing homes and other specialist units (under the Huntercombe brand), which together employ over 21,000 people.

We are pleased to announce that Anthony Place has been promoted to Partner at Talbot Hughes McKillop

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Anthony has 14 years experience working with stressed and distressed companies primarily in Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Talbot Hughes McKillop, he worked in the corporate restructuring practices of Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. Anthony also spent a year on secondment in the acquisition finance department of a major European bank, during which time he was a member of several steering committees on high profile restructurings.

Talbot Hughes McKillop advises the Incisive Media Group on its £530m financial restructuring

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Talbot Hughes McKillop (THM) is pleased to announce the completion of the £530m consensual restructurings of the UK and US businesses of the Incisive Media Group (the Group). A THM team led by Chris Hughes, Edward Wildblood and Dean Merritt has been working with the Group, its stakeholders and other advisers since November 2008.

Incisive Media is a leading B2B information provider, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. The Group operates in print, online media, and via conferences and training events, and brings together service providers and end users in its targeted business communities. Leading brands include Investment Week, Risk, Unquote, Accountancy Age, Legal Week, Post and Computing in the UK and The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, GlobeSt.com, Law Journal Press, The National Law Journal and Real Estate Forum in the US.