Scott Childers is a managing director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in Denver. Mr. Childers is a member of the Telecom, Media and Technology group. His advisory experience includes mergers and acquisitions, interim management, bankruptcy, strategic consulting, corporate finance, due diligence and litigation support. Mr. Childers’ clients include stakeholders, such as private equity firms, outside investors, companies, boards of directors, senior lenders and law firms.
Over the past eight years, Mr. Childers has worked with more than 30 different telecommunications companies in various capacities. His transaction-related experience includes various aspects of buy-side and sell-side services for clients, including target identification; information preparation; formulation of transaction structure; financial and operational due diligence; business valuation; identification of financial synergies; and negotiation of letters of intent and purchase agreements. Mr. Childers has also served as advisor to secured lenders and companies during in-court and out-of-court restructurings and in mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Mr. Childers’ telecom experience includes assisting in the development of multiple business plans, including product, segment and geographic analysis; implementing strategic initiatives and developing monthly reporting packages for ongoing analysis by management. Recently, Mr. Childers has been working as an interim manager at an Aspen-based private equity firm.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Childers was a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Financial Advisory Services practice. During his employment, he served as a financial advisor, specializing in the telecommunications industry with engagements ranging from litigation support to strategic business development and restructuring.
Mr. Childers holds an M.S. in finance and a B.A. in accounting from the University of Denver. He is a certified public accountant in Colorado and a charted financial analyst. Mr. Childers is also a member of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors and the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. He has completed all three sections of the certified insolvency and restructuring advisor exam.