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

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.

Sears Seeks New $750 Million Term Loan for Staying Afloat

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.

Chesapeake Energy Hires Help to Avoid a 'Lehman Moment'

Chesapeake Energy Hires Help to Avoid a 'Lehman Moment'

The oil and gas company hired Kirkland & Ellis to strengthen its balance sheet. Will it be enough?

Noble Group Negotiates Sale of Agricultural Unit Amid Downgrade Threat

Noble Group Negotiates Sale of Agricultural Unit Amid Downgrade Threat

Noble Group Ltd. has said it is negotiating a sale of its 49% stake in agricultural business Noble Agri Ltd.