Bristow Group Files Amended Plan Of Reorganization And Disclosure Statement
The Company has filed an Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization (the "Amended Plan") and the related disclosure statement for the Amended Plan (the "Amended Disclosure Statement") with the
In addition, the Court has approved the proposed Superpriority Secured Debtor-in-Possession Credit Agreement (the "DIP Credit Agreement") in an aggregate principal amount of
The Company's Ad Hoc Groups of secured and unsecured creditors provided a statement to the Court in support of the Company's Fiscal Year 2020 Performance Incentive Plan and the Fiscal Year 2020 Non-Executive Incentive Plan, and the Court has approved these employee incentive plans.
The amendments to the original Plan, which had been filed with the Court on
- A comprehensive settlement under which the official committee of unsecured creditors agreed to join the Ad Hoc groups of secured and unsecured noteholders in supporting the Amended Plan.
- A settlement with PK AirFinance S.à r.l. ("PKA"),
Milestone Aviation Groupand certain of their affiliates providing for, among other things, a restructuring of the basic economic terms of certain of the Company's aircraft leases, an amendment of the terms of the term loan credit agreement with PKA, mutual releases between the parties and continued use of certain aircraft important to the Company's operations (the "Milestone Settlement"). The terms of the Milestone Settlement remain subject to agreement on definitive documentation and approval of the Court.
- Modifications to the treatment of claims arising from the 6.25% Senior Notes due 2022 and the 4.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023, as well as claims from general unsecured creditors, trade vendors and certain of the debtors' equipment lenders.
The Court has also conditionally approved the Amended Disclosure Statement and the debtors' commencement of solicitation of votes on the Amended Plan. Bristow will promptly distribute the Amended Plan and the Amended Disclosure Statement to voting creditors for their consideration. This press release is not intended as solicitation for a vote on the Amended Plan.
The full terms of the Amended Plan and the Amended Disclosure Statement, as well as the related pleadings, are available online at: https://cases.primeclerk.com/Bristow.
Information about the claims process is also available at: https://cases.primeclerk.com/Bristow. Questions should be directed to the Company's claims agent, Prime Clerk, by email to email@example.com or by phone at +1 844-627-6967 (toll free) or +1 347-292-3534 (toll).
NO SOLICITATION OR OFFER
Any new securities to be issued pursuant to the restructuring transactions may not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any state securities laws but may be issued pursuant to one or more exemptions from registration, including an exemption from such registration provided in the U.S. bankruptcy code. Such new securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or buy, nor the solicitation of an offer to sell or buy, any securities referred to herein, nor is this press release a solicitation of consents to or votes to accept any Chapter 11 plan, including the Amended Plan. Any solicitation or offer will only be made pursuant to a confidential offering memorandum and disclosure statement, including the Amended Disclosure Statement, and only to such persons and in such jurisdictions as is permitted under applicable law. In addition, the tender offer referred to herein is only being made pursuant to the offer to purchase relating to the tender offer and this press release does not constitute an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any notes in the tender offer.
About Bristow Group Inc.
Bristow Group Inc. is the world's leading industrial aviation service provider offering helicopter transportation, search and rescue (SAR) and aircraft support services to government and civil organizations worldwide. Bristow's strategically located global fleet supports operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico; as well as in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada,
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