FTI Consulting Launches Debt Capital Markets Advisory Offering
Investment Banking Expert Sean Bernsohn Appointed as a Managing Director
Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 2018 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the launch of its Debt Capital Markets Advisory offering through FTI Capital Advisors (“FTICA”), the firm’s investment banking subsidiary, member FINRA/SIPC/MSRB, to assist companies and financial sponsors as they look to raise financing for opportunities such as acquisitions, refinancings and dividend recapitalizations.
“FTI Consulting is well-positioned to offer debt advisory services to clients given how this uniquely supplements our subject-matter expertise and industry specializations, providing a one-stop shop in transactions and business transformation activities,” said Glenn Tobias, Chief Executive Officer of FTI Capital Advisors. “The Debt Capital Markets Advisory offering continues our investment in client solutions, adding value for companies and capital providers as they optimize their balance sheets along the corporate lifecycle.”
The Debt Capital Markets Advisory offering provides clients with a range of services, including capital structure advice, arrangement of committed acquisition financing, refinancings, exchange offers, ratings advisory and private placements of senior and junior debt. The expert-led team will enable the firm to enhance its existing client service offerings focused on acquisitions, which include financial and commercial due diligence, valuation, merger integration, carve-outs and other business transformation solutions.
To support the Debt Capital Markets Advisory offering, Sean Bernsohn joins FTICA as a Managing Director in New York. Mr. Bernsohn previously was with Barclays, where he was a Director in the Leveraged Finance Group and led new business generation, credit commitments, documentation and execution efforts. He also previously held investment banking roles at RBC Capital Markets and Macquarie Capital.
“Today’s financing markets are complex and varied. Now more than ever before, companies and creditors alike need a knowledgeable partner who understands the credit lifecycle and can actively assist in navigating the debt markets,” Mr. Bernsohn said. “Our new Debt Capital Markets Advisory offering complements FTI Consulting’s Business Transformation services, allowing us to help our clients with an end-to-end solution to efficiently manage both operational and financial challenges and opportunities, with an eye toward balancing short-term benefits and advancing long-term strategic goals.”
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