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Swapna Deshpande is a Managing Director at Ankura where she focuses on bankruptcy preparation and case management. She provides strategic, operational, and financial solutions to distressed companies and their creditors and investors. Swapna’s experience includes work with public and private companies across several industries, including entertainment, retail, outdoor media, technology, telecom, energy, and manufacturing. Swapna was named by the American Bankruptcy Institute as one of its 2020 “40 Under 40” honorees and as an “Emerging Leader” by the M&A Advisor. She is based in New York.
Swapna’s notable bankruptcy preparation and case management experience includes:
Prior to joining Ankura, Swapna was a member of a large consulting company’s corporate finance and restructuring practice, with a focus on the telecom, media, and technology industries. Swapna previously acted as legal counsel to the debtors in several corporate Chapter 11 restructurings and Chapters 11 and 7 wind-down cases. Her responsibilities included preparing first day motions, providing guidance to financial advisors on Schedule of Assets and Liabilities and Statement of Financial Affairs preparation, performing preference and fraudulent transfer analyses, drafting disclosure statements and plans of reorganization, negotiating claims, and drafting financing documents.