FTI Consulting Expands Restructuring M&A Offering in EMEA
London, 15 December 2020 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Ben Hughes as a Managing Director and Callum Greig as a Senior Director in the Restructuring practice in London within the firm’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment.
The appointments of Mr. Hughes and Mr. Greig will significantly enhance the Europe, Middle East and Africa Restructuring practice’s special situations M&A capabilities and will further strengthen the team’s ability to secure and enhance value for clients seeking to exit or acquire stressed businesses.
Having started his advisory career in restructuring, Mr. Hughes moved into corporate finance in 2010 and subsequently worked on a variety of mainstream and restructuring M&A mandates including lead sell-side and buy-side advisory, fundraisings, strategic options reviews and valuations. Mr. Hughes has worked with a broad range of clients including corporates, lenders and investors, across a variety of sectors such as retail, leisure, healthcare, and telecommunications, media and technology. He joins from a Big Four firm, where he was a Director in the special situations M&A team.
Mr. Greig has significant experience in advising key stakeholders on M&A solutions to challenging, complex or business critical issues, where specialist expertise and advice (often in accelerated circumstances) is the key to maximizing value and meeting a broad range of stakeholder objectives. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Greig worked within the corporate finance and restructuring teams in Australia and the UK at a Big Four firm, with his time in the latter being focused on special situations M&A alongside Mr. Hughes.
Commenting on the appointments, Matt Callaghan, a Senior Managing Director and Leader of the UK mid-market and insolvency offering at FTI Consulting, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Ben and Callum to the team, bringing with them a blended corporate finance and restructuring skillset, as well as considerable experience and networks within the restructuring M&A space. Their arrival significantly strengthens our ability to assist clients in this area as we continue to grow our wider mid-market and insolvency offering.”
David Morris, a Senior Managing Director and Head of Restructuring UK at FTI Consulting, added, “These latest appointments further demonstrate our commitment to expanding and deepening the breadth of restructuring services we can provide to our creditor and corporate clients, to enable us to solve their issues, deliver value and meet their changing needs in these times of significant challenge for businesses, especially as M&A options are likely to be a key feature of future restructurings.”
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.