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This is an extract of our Administration document, which we sell as part of our Debt Restructuring Notes collection written by the top tier of King's College London students.

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Recall that the tragedy of the anti-commons = need for collectivisation for privatisation.
● Collectivisation = Administration + Chapter 11 USC
● Privatisation = Pre-packs + Schemes of arrangement
The procedures available under English law:
● Compulsory winding up by court order
● Creditors' voluntary winding up
● Administration (whether by court order or taking place out-of-court)
● Company Voluntary Arrangements ("CVAs")
● Schemes of Arrangement
● Bankruptcy
McCarthy & Stone:
● McCarthy & Stone's capital structure:

○ ILNH = Holders of the investor loan notes
● Scheme of arrangement + Pre-pack: ○ Scheme of arrangement involving only the senior creditors. Senior creditors received equity and new debt in HoldCo.
○ Pre-packaged administration:
■ Transfer of all assets to the new companies in consideration for the assumption of trading liabilities by the new companies.
■ Discharge of part of the senior debt by way of issuing new debt and equity in the new companies.
■ Release of all security and guarantees over the transferred assets.
■ This effectively leaves behind out-of-money creditors in the original companies. The original companies are now essentially shells devoid of assets.
● Bluebrook's capital structure: ● Three identical schemes of arrangement:

○ Three identical schemes for Bluebrook, IMO, and Spirecove.
■ The scheme creditors receive equity in HoldCo + new debt issued by
■ The companies in red were put into administration.
■ This were pre-packaged administrations: The transfer of assets took place immediately upon the appointment of the administrators.
Hellas II:
● Hellas II's capital structure:

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