Eric Wise is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Business Restructuring, and Reorganization Practice Group and also the Global Finance Practice Group. Mr. Wise advises debtors and creditors in complex restructuring and financing transactions. Mr. Wise has represented first lien credit groups, junior lien creditor groups, unsecured creditor groups, official committees of unsecured creditors, equity holders, post-petition lenders and debtors in restructurings, as well as lenders, arrangers and borrowers in new money originations.
Mr. Wise is expert in junior capital and special situations financing structures. Mr. Wise also has extensive experience in Chapter 11 cases, and has been involved in numerous work-outs, rights offerings, recapitalizations, restructurings, and post-petition and exit financings, and distressed debt purchases and sales.
Mr. Wise’s experience extends across a wide range of industries, such as shipping, telecommunications, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, steel, automotive, chemical, energy, transportation, financial institutions, and paper and forest products sectors. Mr. Wise is frequently asked to advise on intercreditor relationships and complex debt structuring issues.