FTI Consulting, Inc. appointments Jerome Davis and Daniel O’Brien as managing directors in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Mr. Davis and Mr. O’Brien are based in New York.
The appointments of Mr. Davis and Mr. O’Brien further enhance FTI Consulting’s strength in company-side restructuring advisory services in both in- and out-of-court situations. Mr. Davis brings more than 15 years of experience advising companies and providing interim management services. Mr. O’Brien brings more than 30 years of experience in business recovery and insolvency services, dispute consulting, litigation support, and strategic appraisal and policy advice.
“The unparalleled expertise of the turnaround and restructuring professionals at FTI Consulting allows us to quickly ascertain key issues and react immediately on behalf of our clients,” said Michael Buenzow, Vice Chairman of Restructuring and Company-Side Practice Leader at FTI Consulting. “We continue to invest in and deepen our bench of talent to ensure we can bring the right resources to bear to protect and enhance enterprise value for our clients. We welcome Jerome and Dan to the firm and are excited to work with them.”
Mr. Davis has experience advising clients on all aspects of corporate reorganizations. His broad skillset and industry expertise provide clients confidence and leadership in complex in- and out-of-court workouts. Mr. Davis is a trusted advisor to companies, lenders, creditors, corporate boards and equity holders, and has deep experience in crisis management, interim management, financial restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and valuation.
“I am honored to join FTI Consulting’s team of talented professionals and further the firm’s best-in-class Turnaround & Restructuring practice,” said Mr. Davis. “I look forward to utilizing the platform to provide clients with innovative solutions to their most complex challenges.”
Mr. O’Brien provides restructuring services to corporate debtors, in addition to lenders, federal and municipal governments, secured and unsecured creditors, equity holders and court-appointed officers in the U.S. and globally. He has experience providing interim management and financial advisory services, financial projections, debtor-in-possession financing budgeting and monitoring, liquidation analyses, waterfall analyses, working capital management reviews, plans of reorganization, disclosure statement development and bankruptcy administration. Mr. O’Brien has particular industry expertise in retail, consumer products and healthcare. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner in the U.S.
“I have known many of the restructuring experts at FTI Consulting for more than two decades and have enjoyed great working relationships with them,” said Mr. O’Brien. “The opportunity to leverage my experience in both the U.S. and globally was also a key reason I joined the firm. The global reach of FTI Consulting and the depth of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring business will enable me to provide clients with the holistic services they require in the current market.”
The appointments of Mr. Davis and Mr. O’Brien are the most recent additions of senior talent to the Turnaround & Restructuring practice at FTI Consulting. Earlier this year, FTI Consulting appointed Tensie Axton and Tom Powell as Senior Managing Directors, while Don Harer and Chris Pizzo joined as Managing Directors.