Mark Murphy is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He is a member of the Transactions practice and is based in Boston. Mr. Murphy has more than 15 years of experience advising strategic and financial buyers with buy-side and sell-side due diligence; transition planning; carve-outs and carve-ins; business plan reviews; financial modeling; and, restructuring and turnaround activities.
Mr. Murphy has provided advisory services in a broad range of industries; including financial technology, media and entertainment; healthcare; agriculture, financial services; consumer products; information technology; energy; manufacturing; and retail industries on deals ranging from $10 million to $2.8 billion. Mr. Murphy has also worked with lenders and debtors in distressed situations to evaluate forecasting tools and reasonableness of critical assumptions driving working capital and liquidity.
Mr. Murphy’s recent experience includes serving as Financial Advisor to a multi-national consumer financial services company to build tools used to project, monitor, and manage weekly cash flows and prepare the business for recapitalization. Mr. Murphy led the financial and tax diligence for Far Point’s $2.6B merger/acquisition of Global Blue, a multi-national fintech business processing VAT returns around the globe. He also led the financial diligence for the merger of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health, which was one of the largest healthcare transactions in 2018 (both entities exceeded $13B in revenue).
Past diligence experience includes buy-side due and operational due diligence for a large ethanol and gluten manufacturer in the mid-west, buy-side due diligence on a $1B global fruit producer with operations in U.S., Africa, Latin America, and Europe, and several buy-side due diligence engagements in digital media for a large corporate media client to fulfill their acquisition strategy. Mr. Murphy also conducted business plan review and liquidity analysis in support of a debt restructuring and eventual Chapter 11 Reorganization for Joerns Healthcare - winner of the 14th Annual M&A Turnaround Awards, Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year.
Previously, Mr. Murphy was an Advisory Board Member to an end-to-end provider of clean intelligent power solutions for mobile network providers in the Middle East & Africa. Mr. Murphy helped guide the company through an acquisition by a large Indian telecom provider in 2015.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Murphy’s professional expertise was primarily focused on the insurance industry. More specifically, he worked in Corporate Finance for the Liberty Mutual Group.
Mr. Murphy holds an M.B.A. from the F.W. Olin School of Management at Babson College and a B.A. in finance from Northeastern University; both of which he graduated from with honors.
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