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Ankura Appoints Gallagher as Senior Managing Director

October 12, 2016

Adds Expertise to Turnaround and Restructuring Group

Oct. 12, 2016, Washington, DC – Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointment of Roy Gallagher to Ankura’s Turnaround and Restructuring practice. He will be based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Mr. Roy Gallagher joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with nearly 20 years of strategic financial restructuring experience across various industries, including: industrial metals, building products, automotive, aerospace and defense, technology, and the food products industry. Mr. Gallagher has extensive experience advising both companies and creditors in distressed situations. In addition, he spent the last decade in the distressed debt market as a principal investor and has experience leading both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. He has worked with management and lenders to restructure corporate balance sheets and to improve the operations of underperforming companies in an effort to maximize value for key stakeholders. Mr. Gallagher was most recently a managing director with Black Diamond Capital Management.

“Ankura continues to attract great professionals that share our cultural beliefs,” said Kevin Lavin, Co-President of Ankura. “Roy’s leadership and experience is a very welcome addition to our Turnaround & Restructuring practice and having steered countless organizations through complex restructurings our clients will certainly benefit as well.”


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