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Default and Restructuring Services

We understand the urgent need to appoint a successor trustee in connection with events of default or other extraordinary circumstances. Computershare Corporate Trust’s Default and Restructuring Group helps issuers and holders navigate through uncertainty to mitigate risk and preserve value for all stakeholders.

With extensive industry experience in litigation, bankruptcy, workouts and real estate transactions, our team of seasoned professionals can promptly step into an existing indenture trustee role. We leverage a greater degree of control over internal processes and are agile and fast in our response to inquiries.

What We Do

  • Corporate, conduit and municipal debt workouts
  • Bankruptcy, foreclosure and negotiated default resolution
  • International workouts
  • Unusual and distressed situations
  • Payment and covenant defaults
  • Receiverships
  • Forbearance
  • Special and mandatory redemptions
  • Non-default compliance issues

Independent & Free of Lending Conflicts

Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is an independent successor trustee that is free of lending conflicts. As a nationally chartered trust bank, Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is able to step into a wide latitude of distressed debt situations and has adequate capital reserves to meet your deal’s requirements.

Representative Matters

Computershare has represented several high-profile Chapter 11 and public finance cases in various capacities as indenture trustee, including:

Unsecured Creditor Committee Appointments in Chapter 11 Cases
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • Rite Aid Corporation
  • WeWork
Chapter 11 Cases
  • Endo Pharma
  • National CineMedia
  • Invacare
Successor Trustee
  • Diebold Nixdorf
  • Venator Materials PLC
  • KDC Agribusiness LLC
Public Finance
  • Verity Health System
  • Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA

Corporate Trust Specialization

Our team is familiar with the intricacies of corporate trust services (private, public, and structured debt) and plays a strategic role in maximizing recoveries. With municipal debt, there might be additional complexities due to other security interests in property that need to be safeguarded. We understand the need for a trustee that is responsive, easy to work with and experienced in facilitating holder discussions.

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Recent Deals

8.75% Senior Unsecured Notes
US$500 million


7.500% Senior Notes due 2029
US$750 million

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Why Computershare?

Computershare Corporate Trust is an industry leader with decades of experience as a provider of trustee and sophisticated agency services for private and public companies, investment bankers, asset managers as well as governments and institutions.

$5.3 Trillionof debt under administration
$347.8 Billionin assets under administration
$1.2 Trillionin funds movements

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Wells Fargo CTS is now Computershare Corporate Trust

We offer a wide range of services that fulfill our clients’ unique and emerging needs in corporate and structured finance, debt issuance and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

With the acquisition of Wells Fargo CTS in November 2021, Computershare Corporate Trust is among the top providers in the US ranking #1 in CMBS, CRE CLO and top 3 in RMBS, CLO, ABS and Investment Grade, Municipal and Convertible Debt. Our team of more than 2,000 employees continues our commitment to delivering the highest standards of service and value to our entire client base.