Roy Gallagher is a Senior Managing Director in Ankura with 20 years of experience in restructuring, finance, and accounting. He is based in Chicago.
Before joining Ankura, Roy worked at Black Diamond Capital Management, an asset management firm with approximately $8 billion in assets under management across the company’s three business lines of control distressed/private equity, hedge fund, and collateralized loan obligation. There he managed a portfolio crossing each line of business with an emphasis on distressed debt investing. He was involved in numerous turnarounds and restructurings in various industries, including automotive, aerospace and defense, building products, food products, home furnishings, industrial metals, and oil and gas.
Earlier in his career, Roy worked in the transaction advisory group at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC, where he focused on providing strategic and financial advisory services to both companies and creditors in distressed situations.
Roy has been involved in numerous restructuring engagements, including Venture Industries, ANC Rental Car, Simmons, Boomerang Tube, Eagle Picher, Chart Industries, Friede Goldman Halter, PSINet, and ABC NACO.