Andrew Hinkelman is a senior managing director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in San Francisco. Mr. Hinkelman has extensive experience representing debtors and creditors in formal bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings, providing pre-lending due diligence on behalf of parties in interest, negotiating new and existing financing agreements and performing estate wind-down and trustee related services.
Mr. Hinkelman’s clients have included both public and private companies ranging in size from $75 million to more than $1 billion in assets. He has experience in textile manufacturing, hospitality, health care, high technology, distribution, professional services industries and others.
Mr. Hinkelman has participated in multiple bankruptcies, out-of-court restructurings and trustee engagements. His specific responsibilities have included development and implementation of bankruptcy plans and liquidating plans of reorganization, lender forbearance arrangements and out-of-court debt and equity restructurings; thorough analysis and review of cash flows and comprehensive business plans; development and implementation of bankruptcy strategies including preparation of petitions, first day orders, motions, liquidation analyses, plans of reorganization and related disclosure statements, and other case-specific documents; creditor negotiations and settlement of claims; and management of controlled wind-down of operations.
Further, Mr. Hinkelman has also participated in numerous engagements providing pre-lending and acquisition due diligence services on behalf of lenders and private equity firms. Services have included an in-depth review and analysis of company financial statements, operations, management and proposed financing structure.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Hinkelman was a managing director in the U.S. division of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Business Recovery Services practice. At PwC, Mr. Hinkelman served as a financial advisor to companies, secured and unsecured creditors, and equity holders, where he advised on bankruptcies, out-of-court restructurings, and financing alternatives. Prior to that, Mr. Hinkelman spent three years working as a senior audit and tax consultant for Pannell Kerr Forrester and Sieler Company.
Mr. Hinkelman co-authored “The Accountant's Role in the Workout Environment: Beyond ‘Bean Counting’” for the second edition of Workouts & Turnarounds II: Global Restructuring Strategies for the Next Century.
Mr. Hinkelman holds a B.A. in business administration with a concentration in accounting from California State University in San Luis Obispo. He is a certified public accountant in the state of California. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Hinkelman is also a board member of the Northern California Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.