Olympic Entertainment’s €200 Million Restructuring

In UK Kirkland & Ellis, advised on the matter.

Kirkland & Ellis advised Olympic Entertainment Group – ad hoc Group of Noteholders with a team including William Burke (Debt Capital Markets), Michael Taufner (Debt Capital Markets), Kon Asimacopoulos (Picture – Restructuring & Insolvency), Thomas Jemmett (Restructuring & Insolvency).

 The ad hoc group comprises c.92% of the €200 million senior secured notes due 2023 (“the Notes”) issued by Odyssey Europe Holdco S.à r.l. (“the Company”). 

The terms of the restructuring, and related amendment and extension of the Notes, include the reinstatement of the assets that were hived out of the Group in 2020 (namely, the online business and the Lithuanian business), in addition to a €25 million capital contribution from the Group’s shareholder. The Company and the ad hoc group have signed a term sheet and lock-up agreement providing for implementation of the transaction by way of a consent solicitation.

The Kirkland team comprised restructuring partners Kon Asimacopoulos (Picture) and Thomas Jemmett and associate Gabe Harley, and capital markets partners William Burke and Michael Taufner. 

Involved fees earner: Kon Asimacopoulos – Kirkland & Ellis; William Burke – Kirkland & Ellis; Gabe Harley – Kirkland & Ellis; Thomas Jemmett – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Taufner – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Olympic Entertainment Group – ad hoc Group of Noteholders;

Author: Giulia Di Palma