New Chapter 11 Filing - Nighthawk Royalties LLC


Colorado-based hydrocarbon exploration and production company filed for bankruptcy after "macroeconomic and industry distress and a failed waterflooding project" led it to trigger defaults under its senior secured credit facility with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The company has a signed letter of intent to sell its assets to a prospective purchaser under section 363 of the bankruptcy code. The company is also leveraging the Bankruptcy Code's automatic stay provision to prevent Fastighets AB Korpralen, a Swedish company affiliated with a former director of the debtor, from commencing shareholder litigation against the company. 

  • Jurisdiction: D. of Delaware (Judge Shannon)
  • Capital Structure: $21.25mm debt (Commonwealth Bank of Australia)
  • Company Professionals:
    • Legal: Greenberg Traurig LLP (Mark Bloom, Paul Keenan Jr., John Dodd, Ari Newman, Dennis Meloro)
    • Investment Banker: SSG Advisors LLC
    • Claims Agent: JND Corporate Restructuring (*click on company name above for free docket access)
  • Other Parties in Interest:
    • Major Shareholder: Fastighets AB Korpralen
      • Legal: K&L Gates LLP (Steven Caponi)