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Kenneth S. Frieze
Chief Executive Officer
Since 1903, Gordon Brothers has helped lenders, operating companies, advisors, and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital. With services in valuations, dispositions, operations, and investments, Gordon Brothers provides customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis for clients at all points in the business lifecycle. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers works across industries and around the world to put assets to their highest and best use. Gordon Brothers conducts more than $70 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually. Gordon Brothers is headquartered in Boston, with 25 offices spread across four continents.
Gary C. Epstein
EVO Chief Marketing Officer
Over its 28 year history Hilco Global has transformed itself from what began primarily as a disposition business to today’s broad platform of financial services which include acting as an advisor, an agent, and often a principal, with respect to every asset category on the left-hand side of a balance sheet. Hilco Global has become relevant to virtually every investment-grade company and certainly across the gamut of distressed situations that are out there today. Hilco Global adds real value in helping companies around the world and their lenders and investors evaluate and maximize the value of all of their assets including tangible and intangible, real property and personal property, all items that may exist within its core ongoing businesses, discontinued operations, or orphaned subsidiaries which were relevant before, but may no longer be relevant. Hilco Global has an international team of executives in 11 countries around the world, with nearly 500 direct employees providing extensive solutions through 20 integrated business units.
Strategic Account Sales Manager
Ritchie Bros. is a global leader in asset management and disposition, and the world's largest industrial auctioneer. We help thousands of people around the world appraise, sell, inspect, buy, refurbish, ship and finance heavy equipment and trucks every month. With our multiple selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide because we make buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent.
Director, New Business Management and Development
AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm offering comprehensive services across five main disciplines: enterprise improvement, turnaround and restructuring, financial advisory, information management, and leadership and organizational effectiveness. The firm’s expertise is in helping clients of many types healthy companies, challenged companies, financial institutions, private equity firms, and lawyers realize increased value in the face of high-impact business challenges. We make a difference by serving our clients with senior teams committed to getting results. Founded in 1981, the firm has more than 1,400 professionals in offices around the world and can be found on the Web at www.alixpartners.com.
Carl Marks Advisors
Director of Marketing
Carl Marks Advisors, a New York-based corporate restructuring and investment banking firm serving middle-market companies, provides an array of investment banking and operational services, including mergers and acquisitions advice, sourcing of capital, financial restructuring plans, strategic business assessments, improvement plans and interim management.
The award-winning firm received the 2016 Turnaround Atlas Awards' Middle Market Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year, Middle Market Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year and Middle Market Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year; Global M&A Network 2016 & 2014 annual listing of the Top 100 Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals; 2015 ACG New York Champion's Award for Deal of the Year in Manufacturing; was included in Turnarounds & Workouts 2015 Outstanding Turnaround Firms and 2014 Outstanding Investment Banking Firms.
Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group
Caitlin A. Allen
Deloitte CRG is a leader in helping organizations transform periods of financial difficulty or crisis into opportunities for resilience. Having led both large multinational organizations and mid-market companies through unprecedented challenges, we apply our unrivalled experience and superior foresight to achieve successful outcomes for our clients, their creditors and equity holders. Whether the goal is to enhance the performance of a healthy company or guide stakeholders through complex bankruptcy reorganization, our team works closely with the client to quickly understand their business and most urgent issues and then advise them on how to move ahead with confidence. www.deloitte.com/us/crg
Marketing Manager & Strategist
Jackman is the first to bring together the disciplines essential to business reinvention: management consulting, research and analytics, brand strategy and marketing and 360° customer experience design - from brand image and digital strategy to environmental design and activation - all under one roof in an end-to-end process. Working with private equity firms, global retailers and B2B companies, Jackman discovers and rapidly realizes untapped enterprise value in a timeline unmatched by others.
Current and past reinvention partners include Walgreens, Duane Reade, Hertz, Dave & Buster’s, CD&R, Earth Fare, FreshCo, KKR, Oak Hill Capital, Old Navy, Rexall, Beer Store and Sobeys. www.jackmanreinvents.com
McKinsey Recovery & Transformation Services U.S., LLC
Our corporate-restructuring team works with companies facing significant financial and operational challenges, including rapidly deteriorating performance trends, excessive leverage, liquidity concerns, loss of key management or clients, and refinancing risk.
Richter Consulting is a member of the Richter Group, with over 500 professionals. Our clients call upon us for a wide range of services, including Business Assessment, Financial Reorganization, Crisis Management, Insolvency, QOE, Forensics, and ABL Diligence. Richter works closely with Lenders, PE firms, and other stakeholders to formulate strategic and timely solutions.