Lisa Allen

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

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

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

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

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

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.