Evelyn Ni
Senior Managing Director

Strategy & Operational Advisory; Turnaround & Restructuring Advisory

Evelyn Ni is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with more than 15 years of experience advising and leading global private and public companies through periods of transition, both in and out of court. Her specialties include leading large scale complex company integrations and the creation of stand-alone companies as part of a merger, acquisition, and/or divestiture transaction, the negotiation and management of transition services agreeements, the development and execution of operating and strategic plans, creation and overhaul of financial and reporting processes, lender and equity negotiations, and liquidity enhancement.  She is based in New York.

  • Experience

    Prior to joining Ankura, Evelyn was the VP of finance and division CFO at Eastman Kodak Company after spending 12 years as a director in the Turnaround and Restructuring Services group at AlixPartners. She has advised companies in a variety of industries, including printing, auto manufacturing, transportation logistics, consumer products, construction, government contracting, promotional products, and casual dining.

    Evelyn’s professional experience includes:

    • Eastman Kodak Company Chapter 11 Reorganization and Post-Emergence: Served as Division CFO of Kodak’s Consumer and Film division, where she managed the company’s portfolio of industrial films and chemicals, motion picture films, and consumer products businesses. Prior to joining Kodak, Evelyn led the business plan team advising the company through its complex 20-month reorganization process, which included business strategy and portfolio evaluation, asset sales, business wind-down, multiple refinancings, cost reductions, liquidity management, and creditor negotiations.
    • Transportation Logistics Company: Served as interim treasurer for a $600 million private equity-sponsored company formed from several mergers and acquisitions, with responsibilities including implementing liquidity management and forecasting, establishing cash control policies, and centralizing shared services in the areas of accounts payable, driver settlements, payroll, accounts receivable, and purchasing.
    • General Motors Corp. Chapter 11 Reorganization: Managed the orderly sale of the real estate portfolio owned by Motors Liquidation Company.
    • Government Contractor: Advised a $300 million protective body armor company, implementing liquidity management and forecasting tools to secure $50 million in new financing.
    • Auto Supplier: Advised a $200 million Tier 1 auto supplier, implementing liquidity management and forecasting tools for a private equity-sponsored company.

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    • National Parkinson Foundation
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