M&A Advisor Honors Kenneth Noble as Legal Advisor of the Year in Turnaround Awards

McGuireWoods Recognized for Industrials Deal of the Year

September 9, 2021

McGuireWoods partner Kenneth Noble has been named “Legal Advisor of the Year” in The M&A Advisor’s 15th annual Turnaround Awards, which recognize excellence in distressed transactions, restructuring and refinancing, as well as leading firms and professionals in the United States and international markets.

McGuireWoods also was recognized for its role in the “Industrials Deal of the Year” for representing the successor administrative agent and lead lender on the restructuring and majority recapitalization of a $200 million multilender, first-lien secured facility to Frontpoint Security.

Noble, based in New York, focuses his bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights practice on representing foreign and domestic banks, financial institutions, funds and other creditor groups in connection with middle-market and large cap out-of-court workouts and bankruptcy proceedings. He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2013.

“I am honored to be named Legal Advisor of the Year,” said Noble, who also led the McGuireWoods team on the Frontpoint restructuring matter. “I share this award with all of my colleagues at the firm who work tirelessly to serve our clients.”

McGuireWoods’ Restructuring & Insolvency Department is a proven leader in the representation of senior lenders in complex out-of-court and in-court financial restructurings and recapitalizations. McGuireWoods’ practice received nationwide recognition as well as Band 1 regional practice rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. The practice also earned a national Tier 1 ranking in the 2021 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers’Best Law Firms.”

“We greatly appreciate The M&A Advisor recognizing the tremendous work done by Ken and our team,” said Scott Vaughn, chair of McGuireWoods’ Restructuring & Insolvency Department. “This recognition is a testament to the quality of work the firm consistently provides to clients in distressed transactions.”

The awards will be presented on Sept. 29, 2021, during The M&A Advisor’s annual Distressed Investing Summit in New York City.

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