Sean Qiao is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice with close to 15 years of professional experience in transaction advisory and restructuring. Mr. Qiao assists companies and investors in developing business plans and investment theses, leading due diligence and deal execution and enhancing cash returns on investment. Before relocating to China, Mr. Qiao worked for FTI Consulting in the United States for approximately a decade.
Mr. Qiao has led and participated in a wide range of transactions across the entire investment lifecycle. He has served as an advisor on all aspects of M&A transactions, including identification of acquisition targets, analysis of financial and operational synergies, multidimensional due diligence and buy-side and sell-side mandates. His experience covers not only pre-deal strategic and financial planning but also post-merger integration and value-creation services to help investors execute investment strategies and realize cash returns. Key engagements include developing a business plan for a multibillion-dollar government project in Saudi Arabia, performing due diligence for the largest newspaper merger in the United States, conducting a business plan review and due diligence for a technology company for refinancing, leading multiple sell-side M&A mandates in the United States and Asia and leading various workstreams for a multibillion-dollar merger integration project between two telecom companies.
Mr. Qiao is also experienced in advising companies and creditors in corporate restructurings with responsibilities covering business plan review and development, cash flow forecasting and management, development and preparation of Plans of Reorganization, identification and implementation of cost reductions and distressed assets marketing and sales. He has prepared numerous business plans and financial projections to formulate and negotiate restructuring plans and managed liquidity for many companies. He has held interim management roles to assist troubled companies in executing financial and operational turnarounds on behalf of private equity sponsors and distressed investors.
Mr. Qiao has worked closely with major financial institutions, private equity sponsors and alternative capital providers. He is also a member of FTI Capital Advisors, the firm’s investment banking subsidiary. Mr. Qiao worked for FTI Consulting in the United States for approximately a decade before his relocation to Shanghai, China. He is passionate about connecting China and the rest of the world.
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