FTI Consulting Expands Corporate Finance & Restructuring Segment in Singapore with Appointment of Betty Ng
Singapore, 12 July 2023 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Betty Ng as a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Singapore.
Ms. Ng is a corporate recovery, turnaround and restructuring specialist with more than 18 years of experience working in both banking and professional services. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Ng was a director at an international bank based in Singapore, where she was responsible for managing distressed assets and non-performing exposures.
The appointment marks the latest in a series of investments in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Asia, following the hire of Senior Managing Directors Martin Wong in Singapore and Kenneth Smith in Tokyo, and Managing Directors May Yee Koay in Singapore and Tadashi Yamazaki in Tokyo.
“We are delighted to welcome Betty to our expanding team in Asia,” said Vincent Fok, Head of Asia Corporate Finance & Restructuring at FTI Consulting. “Betty is a respected leader in her field, and her appointment further reinforces our restructuring bench strength and enhances our ability to help clients address their most complex turnaround challenges.”
Ms. Ng specialises in multi-creditor and debtor-led restructuring workouts, turnaround advisory and formal insolvency appointments encompassing schemes of arrangement, judicial management, receiverships and compulsory and voluntary liquidation appointments across several industries. Her experience involves dealing with cross-border engagements in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, the People’s Republic of China and the United States.
Martin Wong, a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Singapore, said, “We continue to invest in and deepen our talent in the region to ensure we can bring the right resources to bear to protect and enhance enterprise value for our clients. We welcome Betty to the team and are excited to work with her.”
Throughout her career, Ms. Ng has advised numerous financiers, publicly listed corporations and large privately held companies on some of the most complex cross-border insolvency, recovery, enforcement and litigation issues. She focused on helping financiers maximise recoveries on non-performing loan exposures and assisting underperforming corporations to improve value. Ms. Ng was also a Director of the Restructuring and Insolvency practice at a Big Four firm in Singapore, where she led some of the largest local and international restructuring and insolvency transactions, such as Lehman Brothers in Asia Pacific, prior to her time in the banking sector.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Ng said, “FTI Consulting is a recognised leader in the restructuring space, and I’m delighted to work with my colleagues to establish and grow the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Singapore. I am excited to have joined FTI Consulting’s Asia team and am looking forward to helping the firm’s clients navigate times of crisis, maximise value and drive change.”
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.