Jason P. Abbott
- Senior 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., 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 Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. He is a member of the Transaction Services practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment.
Mr. Abbott specializes in financial due diligence, sell-side support and diligence, merger integration, interim management, forecasting, change management, cash modeling and transition planning. Mr. Abbott has more than 15 years of experience assisting clean energy; energy and utility; data center; technology and telecommunications, including hardware, Software as a Service (“SAAS”) and wireless broadband; television and online network; out-of-home advertising and media solutions; printing and direct marketing; automotive suppliers and medical services/delivery equipment companies, as well as companies in plastics, construction and consumer packaged goods sectors. Mr. Abbott 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, Wynnchurch Capital, Industrial Opportunity Partners, H.I.G./H.I.G. Whitehorse, Credit Suisse, One Equity Partners, Goldman Sachs, Avenue Capital, Golden Gate Capital, Windjammer Capital Investment, Clearview Capital, MML Capital, Victory Park Capital, Prairie Capital, Thoma Bravo and Waud Capital. He has also served corporate clients in a variety of functions, including interim management roles as the Head of Corporate Development, Head of Financial, Planning & Analysis and Head of Forecasting.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Abbott worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP 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 Deloitte & Touche LLP, 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 Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, the Illinois CPA Society and the CFA Society of 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.