Sean Cunningham, Partner

Sean Cunningham has more than 20 years of experience working directly for and providing restructuring advice and services to debtors, senior lenders, and unsecured creditors. He has advised lenders and companies in numerous complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations, liquidations, and out-of-court settlements with a particular focus on advising senior lenders.

Sean’s responsibilities have included business plan analysis and review, operational and cash flow analysis, enterprise valuation, capital restructuring and debt sizing analysis, divestiture and liquidation of distressed assets, §363 sale process, claims and recovery analysis, and debtor in possession (DIP) sizing and negotiation. He has provided interim management services as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of various entities.

Representative Experience

  • Chief Restructuring Officer to southeast regional chain of women’s clothing outlets that subsequently liquidated through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • Interim Chief Operating Officer to east coast chain of medical lab services
  • Represented senior lenders in restructuring $300MM of debt for a dialysis company which was subsequently sold to a large national competitor, resulting in 100% recovery to lenders
  • Financial advisor to $4.5B of unsecured creditor claims in the retail space
  • Provided sizing analysis and assisted in negotiating a $2B DIP facility to a large energy concern
  • Restructuring advisor to a large international transporter of air freight for commercial and military customers
  • Restructuring advisor to lenders in a Chapter 11 filing of an auto parts supplier to the Big 3
  • Restructuring advisor to senior lenders in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and §363 sale process for a prescription drug distributor with annual revenues of $300MM
  • Advised the senior lender in a Chapter 11 filing and §363 sale for a manufacturer of in-ground pools with revenues of approximately $300MM in which the lenders credit bid their claim and executed a pre-packaged Chapter 11 debt for equity exchange
  • Restructuring advisor to unsecured creditors representing $600MM in unsecured claims of a large international asbestos manufacturer with 100% recovery to clients

Contact Information

E-mail: sean.cunningham@cr3partners.com
Phone: (201) 981-1125
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Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Apparel
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Forestry/Lumber
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Retail

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Manhattan College
  • M.B.A., Lubin School of Business at Pace University

Sean Cunningham, Partner

Contact Information

E-mail: sean.cunningham@cr3partners.com
Phone: (201) 981-1125
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Apparel
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Forestry/Lumber
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Retail

Sean Cunningham has more than 20 years of experience working directly for and providing restructuring advice and services to debtors, senior lenders, and unsecured creditors. He has advised lenders and companies in numerous complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations, liquidations, and out-of-court settlements with a particular focus on advising senior lenders.

Sean’s responsibilities have included business plan analysis and review, operational and cash flow analysis, enterprise valuation, capital restructuring and debt sizing analysis, divestiture and liquidation of distressed assets, §363 sale process, claims and recovery analysis, and debtor in possession (DIP) sizing and negotiation. He has provided interim management services as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of various entities.

Representative Experience

  • Chief Restructuring Officer to southeast regional chain of women’s clothing outlets that subsequently liquidated through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • Interim Chief Operating Officer to east coast chain of medical lab services
  • Represented senior lenders in restructuring $300MM of debt for a dialysis company which was subsequently sold to a large national competitor, resulting in 100% recovery to lenders
  • Financial advisor to $4.5B of unsecured creditor claims in the retail space
  • Provided sizing analysis and assisted in negotiating a $2B DIP facility to a large energy concern
  • Restructuring advisor to a large international transporter of air freight for commercial and military customers
  • Restructuring advisor to lenders in a Chapter 11 filing of an auto parts supplier to the Big 3
  • Restructuring advisor to senior lenders in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and §363 sale process for a prescription drug distributor with annual revenues of $300MM
  • Advised the senior lender in a Chapter 11 filing and §363 sale for a manufacturer of in-ground pools with revenues of approximately $300MM in which the lenders credit bid their claim and executed a pre-packaged Chapter 11 debt for equity exchange
  • Restructuring advisor to unsecured creditors representing $600MM in unsecured claims of a large international asbestos manufacturer with 100% recovery to clients

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Manhattan College
  • M.B.A., Lubin School of Business at Pace University

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