Washington, DC – Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Ankura Consulting (Ankura) announced today the appointment of Ryan M. Roy as a Managing Director. Based in the New York office, Mr. Roy will practice with the firm’s Turnaround & Restructuring group.
Ryan Roy joins Ankura with more than 15 years’ experience in the global financial industry, where he focused on restructuring, turnaround and special situations, as well as structured products. He has held active roles across multiple creditor classes as a principal, leading and participating in bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings related to a broad range of industries, including energy, industrials, retail, telecom and financial services. Additionally, his professional experience in turnaround includes board-level participation at reorganized companies across several industries where, active as a principal, he developed and implemented strategies that maximized value for stakeholders.
Before joining Ankura, Mr. Roy spent over nine years with Barclays Bank PLC, where he held leadership roles in both the Credit Restructuring and Advisory/Special Situations and the Global Financial Risk Management – Structured/Complex Products groups. As a Director in the Credit Restructuring and Advisory/Special Situations group, he managed over $1 billion of distressed and special situation principal positions, including several US-based oil and gas exploration and production companies, a multibillion-dollar international bankruptcy where Barclays was the chair of the official committee of unsecured creditors, and a £400 mm portfolio of loans to middle market European corporates. Mr. Roy was also involved in the development and execution of strategies for the purpose of optimizing and protecting Barclays balance sheet while managing related sales processes.
Kevin Lavin, Ankura Co-President, stated, “I feel very fortunate to have another senior professional with broad and deep restructuring experience, as a principal, join our team; Ryan joins our growing number of colleagues who excel in efficiently leading situations and solving our clients’ most difficult challenges.”