New Filing - Xtera Communications Inc.

Xtera Communications Inc.

  • 11/15/16 Recap: Texas-based publicly-traded provider of high-capacity optical transport systems for telecom service providers filed for bankruptcy with intent to sell the company to Neptune Bidco, as DIP Lender and stalking horse bidder (DIP = $7.4mm, Bid = $10mm inclusive of DIP amount).
  • Jurisdiction: D. of Delaware
  • Capital Structure: $8.2mm debt (Square 1 Bank), $10mm TL-A & $2mm TL-B (Horizon Technology Finance Corporation)     
  • Company Professionals:
    • Legal: DLA Piper LLP (Thomas Califano, Jamila Willis, Stuart Brown, Maris Kandestin)
    • Investment Banker: Cowen & Company (Lorie Beers)
    • Claims Agent: Epiq Bankruptcy Solutions LLC (*click on company name for docket)
  • Other Parties in Interest:
    • DIP Lender: HIG European Capital Partners
      • Legal: Allen & Overy LLP (Joseph Badtke-Berkow, Daniel Guyder)
    • Horizon Technology Finance Corporation
      • Legal: K&L Gates LLP (A. Lee Hogewood, Steven Caponi, Charles A. Dale III, Margaret Westbrook)
    • Wilmington Trust
      • Legal: Kaye Scholer LLP (Seth Kleinman, Michael Messersmith, Sarah Gryll) & (local) Morris Nichols (Andrew Roth-Moore, Curtis Miller)
    • Unsecured Creditors Committee
      • Legal: Lowenstein Sandler LLP (David Banker) & (local) Bayard PA (Justin Alberto)
      • Financial Advisor: BDO USA LLP (David Berliner)

Updated 12/1/16.