Jason P. Abbott
- Managing Director
- T: +1 312 630 4802
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- 227 West Monroe Street
- Suite 900
- Chicago, IL, 60606
- United States
- T: +1 312 759 8100
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- B.S. in Accountancy, University of Iowa
- Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society
- Chicago Society of Chartered Financial Analyst
- Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Corporate Finance
- Transaction Advisory
Jason Abbott is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. He is a member of the Transaction Services practice. Mr. Abbott specializes in interim management, merger integration, forecasting, due diligence, change management, sell side diligence, cash modeling and transition planning.
Mr. Abbott has more than 15 years of experience assisting data center companies, high tech and telecommunications companies (including hardware, software as a service and wireless broadband), television and online network companies, out-of-home advertising and media solutions companies, printing and direct marketing companies, automotive suppliers, energy and utility companies, food industry and medical services/delivery equipment companies, as well as companies in plastics, construction and consumer packaged goods sectors. He provides analyses of historical and projected cash flows and operating results, profitability analysis of revenue sources, business plan modeling and reviews, integration planning, post-transition management, negotiations with parties-in-interest and management of overall administrative functions.
Mr. Abbott has consulted for various private equity funds and lenders including Platinum Equity, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Avenue Capital, Golden Gate Capital, Windjammer, Clearview Capital, Prairie Capital, Sterling Capital Partners, Thoma Bravo, Waud Capital and Wynnchurch Capital. He has also performed interim management roles as the Head of Corporate Development, Head of Financial, Planning & Analysis, and Head of Forecasting.
Mr. Abbott’s recent interim management experience includes the Head of Corporate Development at a print advertising company where he drove the creation of a new joint venture, divested two non-core service lines and sold multiple contracts. In his role as Head of Financial, Planning & Analysis, Mr. Abbott drove the creation of a standardized budgeting process and monthly reporting process for a $1+ billion organization.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Abbott worked for Deloitte & Touche (D&T) in the investment planning field serving corporations, associations, high net worth individuals, closely-held business owners and corporate executives in all aspects of their investment and financial planning needs. Prior to joining D&T, Mr. Abbott worked in a similar capacity with Arthur Andersen in Chicago.
Mr. Abbott holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Iowa. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Abbott has passed all parts of the Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor exam and is now waiting to meet the required minimum restructuring hours to receive his certification. He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Illinois CPA Society and the CFA Society Chicago. In 2013, The M&A Advisor recognized Mr. Abbott as an Award Winner in the Service Provider category for its 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards.
Awards & Recognition
- 40 Under 40 Award Winner, The M&A Advisor