Courts impose receiverships on companies that are insolvent, or where the officers of the company have engaged in fraudulent conduct or are likely to abscond with corporate assets. Receivers generally are afforded broad authority to take legal control over a company, oversee its operations, protect its assets, and ultimately make distributions to defrauded investors, claimants, or creditors through a court-approved plan.
At Ankura, our professionals possess the multidisciplinary expertise needed to effectively preserve the assets of a company, analyze highly complex financial transactions, uncover fraudulent conduct and other financial improprieties, and develop a fair and equitable distribution plan. Ankura professionals have successfully traced and recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for investors and interested third parties who have been the subject of corporate fraud, including some of the largest Ponzi schemes in the world.
Ankura’s extensive subject-matter expertise specifically includes, among others: