Samuel Aguirre leads FTI Consulting in Brazil and specializes in corporate finance matters and crisis management in the Americas. Mr. Aguirre has broad restructuring experience in Latin America, focusing on turnaround plans, advising parties on consensual restructurings, liability management exercises, providing interim management services and acting as investment banker in distress transactions.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Aguirre was a Partner in Toronto, Canada at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Corporate Finance. Mr. Aguirre trained in Canada and gained significant experience in bankruptcy proceedings (including receiverships, reorganizations and bankruptcies) before moving to South America.
In the last 25 years, Mr. Aguirre has participated in aggregate debt restructurings in excess of USD200 billion in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Chile, among other countries. Recent industry expertise includes mining, energy (including oil, gas, electricity and renewables) and agri-business.
Mr. Aguirre also has acted as an expert witness in U.S. court. He is a Chartered Accountant/Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), a licensed Trustee in Bankruptcy and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Aguirre is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
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São Paulo SP 04543-011
Restructuring / Turnaround Services