Paul Crisalli Jr.
Senior Managing Director

Turnaround & Restructuring Advisory; Financial Performance Management; CIRA

Paul Crisalli Jr. is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with over 18 years of experience assisting clients with complex financial and operational transformations. Paul has provided advisory services to various constituencies regarding in-court and out-of-court restructurings, business plan assessments, strategy, budgeting and forecasting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, due diligence and other financial performance improvement services. He is based in New York.

  • Experience

    Prior to joining Ankura, Paul worked in FTI’s Office of the CFO Solutions practice (FTI OCFO) with a focus on finance performance management and treasury solutions. As part of FTI OCFO, Paul led teams that assisted corporate clients with budgeting, forecasting, long-term strategic planning, corporate treasury, data analytics, capital allocation and financing decisions.

    Before that, Paul spent 12 years in FTI’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice where he advised clients across a variety of industries including insurance, chemicals, automotive, financial services, healthcare, retail and consumer products. Select past engagements include Kodak, LyondellBasell, Delphi, a multi-billion-dollar global tire and rubber company, Ambac, MBIA, CIFG, Syncora, ACA, BluePoint RE, Zenta, NexCen, 2-10 HBW, Refco, AAI Pharma, Le Gourmet Chef and Crown Pacific Partners.

    Paul has advised several global financial institutions through complex transactions involving counterparty credit default swap exposure, due diligence, financial modeling and agreed upon procedures related to esoteric asset and whole-business securitizations.

    Earlier in his career, Paul spent four years in the Business Recovery Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he provided financial advisory services to corporate clients and financial institutions involved in turnaround and restructuring transactions. His engagements included Kindred Healthcare (f/k/a Vencor, Inc.), Senior Living Properties, HealthSouth, USA Floral Products, Dairy Mart and the sale of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting to IBM.

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