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Patrick S. Curtin

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 312 759 8100
  • F: +1 312 759 8119
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    • 227 West Monroe Street
    • Suite 900
    • Chicago, IL, 60606
    • United States
    • T: +1 312 759 8100
    • F: +1 312 759 8119
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Patrick S. Curtin is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in Chicago. Mr. Curtin is a member of the Transaction Advisory Services Solutions group. He has more than 13 years of financial and management experience gained through financial advisory and public accounting. Mr. Curtin has extensive experience in assisting strategic and financial buyers with acquisition-related due diligence and post-close working capital analysis. He has also helped lenders, investment banks and other financing sources with due diligence as part of the origination and monitoring of asset-based lending financings and securitizations. Mr. Curtin’s industry experience includes manufacturing, restaurants, airlines, utilities and healthcare.

Mr. Curtin has extensive experience in coordinating and managing multi-location due diligence and financial statement analysis for asset-backed and unsecured financing on behalf of clients, such as Bank of America; Deutsche Bank; Merrill Lynch; Lehman Brothers; Wachovia Securities; JPMorgan Chase and Royal Bank of Canada. These due diligence transactions include borrowing base calculations; securitizations; asset backed and unsecured financings; evaluating historical performance and operational assessments.

In addition, Mr. Curtin has experience in evaluating, developing and implementing improvement strategies for companies experiencing financial distress. He served as an advisor to both distressed companies and their creditors. In this role, Mr. Curtin has assisted and advised creditors in evaluating financial forecasts and the cash needs of distressed companies in order to address poor performance and maximize shareholder value. He has also played an integral role in assisting companies with the development of specifically tailored cash flow monitoring systems; operational analysis; development of comprehensive business and strategic plans; assessment and development of asset sale and liquidation plans; identification of cost reduction opportunities; creation of restructuring strategy; bankruptcy and contingency planning; and short-term liquidity forecasting.

Mr. Curtin’s clients have included the 1114 official retirees committee of United Airlines; secured lenders of Mississippi Chemical; and secured lenders of EaglePicher, in addition to Huntsman; NRG Energy and Dade Behring.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Curtin spent six years at Price Waterhouse in Chicago in both the Audit and Financial Consulting practices.

Mr. Curtin holds an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in economics from Carleton College. He is a certified public accountant in the state of Minnesota. Mr. Curtin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former member of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors.

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