Restructure This! Episode 12: Current Topics Related to Unsecured Creditors’ Committees
Sheppard Mullin’s Restructure THIS! podcast explores the latest trends and controversies in chapter 11 bankruptcy, commercial insolvency, and distressed investing. In this week’s episode, Matthew Dundon, Principal of Dundon Advisors, LLC, joins us to discuss current topics related to unsecured creditors’ committees. In doing so, Matt shares some of his most memorable experiences serving as an advisor and investor in the restructuring industry.
Matt founded Dundon Advisers, LLC in 2016. He and his team manage complex credit and credit-linked assets for institutional clients, provide restructuring advice to creditors, debtors, financiers, and distressed asset purchasers, and act as broker and counterparty advisors in non-securities credit originations and secondary transactions.
Matt has been a global credit, litigation, and distressed investment leader for over 13 years. Prior to founding Dundon Advisors, he served as research head at Miller Tabak Roberts Securities (2006-2010) and portfolio manager at Pine River Capital and Advent Capital (2010-2016). From 1998-2006, he held roles as a corporate finance lawyer and analyst 1998-2006. Matt attended the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate before earning his law degree at the University of Chicago.
What We Discuss In this Episode:
- How Matt got to where he is today;
- What the office of the U.S. Trustee looks for when appointing committee members;
- The role an unsecured creditors’ committee should play in a chapter 11 case;
- The merits of the Subchapter 5 process; and
- Advice for professionals seeking to advise unsecured creditors’ committees.
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