Robert Del Genio is a recognized leader in restructuring and mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) with over 35 years of experience. Mr. Del Genio is Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance and Restructuring segment’s New York Metro Region and specializes in advising companies, lenders, creditors, corporate boards and equity sponsors across a diverse range of industries both domestically and internationally.
Mr. Del Genio has led numerous engagements where he has assisted clients on corporate restructurings and recapitalizations, valued and sold troubled companies both in and outside of Chapter 11, designed and evaluated financing packages and presentations to various types of lenders and equity investors, and acted as financial advisor to boards of directors and/or principal shareholders in the purchase or sale of numerous businesses in a variety of businesses. He has also valued public and private acquisition candidates; structured financing for new businesses, acquisitions and management leveraged buyouts; performed risk/return analysis for new business ventures and provided expert testimony on issues related to valuations and corporate restructurings.
A representative list of Mr. Del Genio’s client experience includes AeroGroup, Algoma, A&P, Buffets/Ovation, Caraustar Inc., Catalina, CEVA Group, Charming Charlie, CHC Group, Classic Party Rentals, CST Industries, Dan River, Dean Foods, Dial Global, Edmentum, Expert Global Solutions, Factory Card Outlet Corp., F+W Media, Ferro Corp., Finish Line, Frontier Communications, General Nutrition Corporation, GST AutoLeather, Hostess Brands, IMG Worldwide, Inventure Foods, JL French, LodgeNet, Logan’s Roadhouse, Noranda Aluminum, Nortel Communications, Neiman Marcus, Malden Mills, Meridian Automotive, MicroAge, Milacron, Panavision, Panolam, Penton Media, PHI, Production Resources Group, Rayonier, Reichhold, RHI Entertainment, Sangamon, Inc., Sbarro, Sequa Corporation, Sharper Image, Sydran (Burger King/Chili’s), Talley Industries, Transtar, TransCentra, UCI International, Unisource, USinternetworking, Inc., VER, Verso Paper, Vertis, Inc., Washington Group International, Waypoint, Weinstein Company, Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and X-Rite, Inc.
Mr. Del Genio joined FTI Consulting with its acquisition of CDG Group, where he was a Co-Founder and Managing Member. Prior to that, he was a Corporate Finance Partner and a National Director at Ernst & Young. Mr. Del Genio and and his colleagues have been recognized with several awards in connection with his successful restructuring work. Reichhold Holdings - Corporate Turnaround of the Year - Middle Markets - Turnaround Atlas Awards; Reichhold Holdings -Industrial Manufacturing and Distribution Deal of the Year - 100M-500M - M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards; Reichhold Holdings - 363 Sale of the Year 100M-250M - M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards. CHC Group Ltd -TMA International Transaction of the Year; Essar Steel Algoma -TMA Mega Company Transaction of the Year; GNC Holdings Inc- Cross Border Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year- Turnaround Atlas Awards.
Mr. Del Genio holds a B.B.A. with high honors from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of CPAs. Mr. Del Genio currently serves on the board of directors of Panavision, Inc. and has previously served on the board of Washington Group International, Inc., CHC Group Ltd., Lazare Kaplan International, Inc. and Buffets, Inc. Mr. Del Genio also serves on the University of Notre Dame Undergraduate Experience Advisory Council.
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