Matt Shirk leads FTI Consulting’s Texas Transactions Diligence practice. Throughout his career, Mr. Shirk has led buy and sell-side efforts spanning financial, operational and commercial diligence on several hundred transactions. Mr. Shirk has a proven track-record of helping executives make better transaction decisions and helping management teams more successfully navigate inflection points.
Mr. Shirk’s career of over 20 years encompasses banking, general management consulting, transaction consulting and entrepreneurial activities. Through these experiences, Mr. Shirk has developed a rich and diverse set of capabilities across multiple industries and functional areas. His broad range of knowledge enables intuitive understanding of the downstream impacts to a business from a given decision. Mr. Shirk has a demonstrated capability to deploy creative solutions with maximum impact toward the desired outcome while minimizing disruption and unintended consequences on the rest of the business.
Having held positions in banking, consulting and executive management, Mr. Shirk has experienced deals from all sides. He draws on these experiences to help his clients best position themselves against the conflicting agenda of the deal counterparty and maximize deal value.
- More than 10-years experience leading buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence projects for private equity sponsors and corporate clients.
- Throughout his career, Matt has led projects across a wide variety of industries. While he considers himself a well-rounded generalist, Matt has deep experience in Energy, Chemicals, Industrials, Industrial Services, Manufacturing and Construction.
- Five-years experience with Parthenon leading commercial due diligence and growth strategy projects. Matt helped to launch Parthenon’s energy strategy practice in Houston.