Lisa Allen is a senior reporter covering out-of-court restructuring at The Deal. Her beat includes restructuring, debt financing, turnarounds and distressed investing.
Allen previously covered auctions at The Deal and has also worked as a textbook writer.
Recent Articles By The Author
Toys 'R' Us Sells FAO Schwarz as it Reveals Further Debt Refinancing Plans
Private equity-backed consumer products designer and distributor ThreeSixty Group will acquire the iconic toy brand. Meanwhile, Toys 'R' Us has a plan for $722 million in high-priority near-term bonds.
Weight Watchers May Want Tech Heavyweight to Lead Company
Oprah Winfrey and other directors of the weight loss company are looking for a CEO, and analysts believe strong tech and marketing skills are crucial for a turnaround.
Charney Has 'Mild Interest' in American Apparel, Which Goes on the Block
The Deal, a Street sister publication, confirms that the once-bankrupt retailer has hired Houlihan Lokey, and the company's controversial founder said he would "keep an open mind" about a bid.
Promising Developments Don't Put a Dent in Petrobras' $126B in Debt
The Brazilian government-backed energy company's new CEO faces a challenging mandate, including what analysts say is dealing with the most debt of any publicly traded commodity company anywhere.
Chesapeake Energy Takes Small Step to Shink Debt Load
Investors in the natural gas and oil company have traded $153 million in debt for new shares that represent a 4.1% stake.
Sherwin-Williams' $11.3B Valspar Deal Offers Inroads in Asia, Europe
Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) has agreed to pay $11.3 billion to acquire rival paint and coatings producer Valspar Corp. (VAL).
Merger of London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Borse Moves Forward
London Stock Exchange Group plc and Deutsche Borse AG have finalized a merger agreement after more than a decade of deal talk.
HBO, Time Warner Fear Charter/TWC Merger Could Damage Competition
Time Warner and its HBO network have met with federal regulators to raise concerns about Charter Communications Inc.'s deal to combine with Time Warner Cable.
Sears Seeks New $750 Million Term Loan for Staying Afloat
One debt investor believes this gives Sears more time, though it ultimately won't end well.
The Plot Thickens With New Interest in London Stock Exchange Deal
Deutsche Boerse AG may face some competition as it works to take over London Stock Exchange Group.