Andrew Scruton specializes in advising both companies and creditors and has close to 20 years of experience. Mr. Scruton has extensive background in managing distressed or troubled corporate situations, both in and out of court. He has industry expertise in energy, telecommunications, manufacturing and retail and consumer products.
Mr. Scruton has considerable expertise in analyzing critical strategic, operational and financial factors, including business plan assessment, financial performance and forecast evaluation, and financing and capital structure evaluation. He also specializes in designing and developing restructuring theories and solutions, using refined analytical techniques, assessing business prospects and credit risk in a diverse range of situation and issuing recommendations based upon syntheses of relevant factors, which include industry outlook, cyclicality, maturity and competitive dynamics. In addition, Mr. Scruton has restructuring transaction experience in bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S., Europe and the Caribbean and has designed and developed sophisticated financial models to assist in the assessment of potential recoveries and to test the sensitivity of such recoveries to the variability of potential outcomes.
Mr. Scruton has acted as financial advisor to a host of restructuring and reorganization engagements involving the following companies: 360networks, Adelphia, AEI Resources, Battle Ridge Companies, Bermuda Fire & Marine, Borden Chemical & Plastics, Breen Capital, Calpine Generating, Costain Coal, Delavau, Dow Corning, Eagle Capital, Fruehauf Trailer, Graphic Packaging, ICF Kaiser, Instrumentation Lab SpA, Intermedia Communications, JL French, KMC Telecom, Modus Media, Motor Coach Industries and Municipal Mutual Insurance. Other engagements include Nellson Nutraceutical, NRG Energy, Northwestern, Oakwood Homes, Pacific Crossing, Parmalat, PSINet Consulting, Refco Group, Revlon, Rutledge Contracts, SAETA Airlines, San Juan Coal Trust, Scan Re, SmarTalk TeleServices, Solutia Europe S.A./N.V., TC Coombs, Tee Comm Electronics, Teligent, Texfi Industries, The Allen Partnership, Touch 1 Communications and Williams Communications.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Scruton was a founding Managing Director of Giuliani Capital Advisors and a managing director at a Big Four accounting firm. He spent eight years working in London and gained considerable experience in the financial services and insurance sectors.
Mr. Scruton is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a Certified Turnaround Professional. Mr. Scruton previously held NASD registered licenses 7, 24 and 63 from December 2004 to June 2006 with Giuliani Capital Advisors.
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