Daniel O’Brien specializes in providing restructuring services to corporate debtors, lenders, federal and municipal governments, secured and unsecured creditors, equity holders and court appointed officers in the U.S and internationally in in-court and out-of-court situations. Mr. O’Brien has more than 35 years of experience in providing business recovery and insolvency services, dispute consulting, litigation support and strategic appraisal and policy advice services. He has industry expertise in retail and consumer products, healthcare, energy and telecommunications among other areas.
Mr. O’Brien’s responsibilities have included providing financial advisory services and interim management services in Chapter 11 and out-of-court proceedings, preparing financial projections, cash flow forecasts, debtor-in-possession financing budgeting and monitoring, liquidation analyses, waterfall analyses, business plan and turnaround plan preparation and reviews, working capital management reviews, plan of reorganization and disclosure statement development and bankruptcy administration.
A representative list of engagements that Mr. O’Brien has served on includes Casual Male Corp et al; Footstar Inc., et al; Filene’s Basement, Inc., et al; Sym’s Corp et al; The Sharper Image; Petters Company, Inc., et al; W.J. Hickey & Sons; Endicott Johnson Corporation et al; Archbrook Laguna Holdings LLC; Pure Beauty Salons & Boutiques, Inc.; Steve & Barry’s LLC; BTWW Retail LP (Boot Town); Gottschalks Department Stores; Urban Brands Inc.; New England Orthotic & Prosthetic Systems, Inc., et al; Brooklyn-Queens Health Care Inc.; Wyckoff Heights Medical Center; Caritas Health Care, Inc.; Maxxim Medical Services, Inc.; Haven Eldercare LLC; American Tissue Inc. et al; Photocircuits Corp.; Slater Steel Inc.; Rouge Industries; Deloitte Italy; Deepwater Horizon; Ogden Energy (Covanta); Styling Technologies; Baltic Shipping Company; Sakhalin Shipping Company; Global Crossing Inc.; Teligent Inc.; Communications Dynamics; Cork Art Pottery; Tokobank; Highland Capital Management, L.P.; Medley LLC; Corp Group Banking S.A et al and Grupo AeroMexico, S.A.B. de C.V et al.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. O’Brien was a Senior Consultant to boutique turnaround management firms based in New York, a Director in Deloitte’s Reorganization Services Group in the World Financial Center and a Director of E&Y Restructuring LLC.
Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
B.Comm., University College Cork
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Restructuring / Turnaround Services