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  • New York

    • 919 Third Avenue
    • New York, NY 10022
    • United States of America
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    • 901 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 800
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Schulte advised Birch Grove Capital, a $2.4-billion alternative credit manager focused on corporate credit opportunities, on its merger with Ascribe Capital, American Securities LLC’s opportunistic credit business. The combined entity, AS Birch Grove, manages $5 billion in assets across an opportunistic hedge fund, private credit vehicles and par credit and collateralized loan obligation vehicles. In the near term, AS Birch Grove has over $1 billion in capital to invest in opportunistic credit situations across leveraged loans, high yield and convertible bonds, equity-linked securities, stressed and distressed investments and corporate structured credit.

The Schulte team advising Birch Grove was led by M&A and Securities partner Lawrence Natke and Investment Management partner David Nissenbaum. The team also included M&A and Securities associate Lance Arberry; Investment Management special counsel Jill Guzzetti; Tax partner Philippe Benedict and associate Brandi Ripp; Investment Management Regulatory & Compliance partner Marc Elovitz and associate Tarik Shah; M&A and Securities special counsel Gregory Kinzelman; Finance & Derivatives partner Craig Stein; and former Schulte lawyer Ari Bressman.