David J. Beckman specializes in working with the management and the creditors of financially distressed companies. Mr. Beckman has close to 25 years of experience in business and consulting, and his industry expertise is in financial services, mining, mortgage lending and wholesale.
For the past 20 years, Mr. Beckman has assisted lenders, creditors’ committees and debtors in analyzing and developing plans of reorganization; selling and liquidating business units and assets; raising debt and evaluating debt instruments and structures; preparing and analyzing financial forecasts; and executing other financial based transactions and analyses. He has been involved in numerous transactions, including asset sales, corporate restructurings, asset securitizations and raising debt and equity financings.
Mr. Beckman has served as financial advisor to banks, bondholders, unsecured creditors and investment firms. Mr. Beckman’s experience includes currently serving as the liquidating trustee of the $100+ million estate of Oren L. Benton, which includes disposition of mining properties and professional sport franchises. He has also represented interest holders in the large financial services restructurings, such as Finova and Southmark and international mining restructurings, such as Grupo Mexico. In addition, Mr. Beckman has significant experience in providing expert witness testimony related to asset dispositions, appropriate interest rates, collection actions and claims settlements.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting in 2002, Mr. Beckman was a partner in the U.S. division of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Business Recovery Services practice. Mr. Beckman joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1985 and became a partner in 1995.