- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
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- 200 Aldersgate
- Aldersgate Street
- London, EC1A 4HD
- United Kingdom
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- B.Sc., Economics, London School of Economics
- Chartered Accountant in England & Wales
- Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA)
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Global Board of Trustees
- Bankruptcy Process & Contingency Planning
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Retail & Consumer Products
Ali Khaki is a Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice. He has over 10 years of experience in restructuring and contingency planning. Ali’s industry experience includes mining, manufacturing, healthcare and retail.
Ali has experience as a banker, principal and advisor across the restructuring space. With regards to cash flow, Ali completed a short-term cash flow review and four- month cash management role with weekly reporting to all stakeholders in the mining sector while negotiating a standstill arrangement between senior lenders, guarantors and the sponsor.
Ali also held a six-month company-side cash flow role for a UK-based manufacturer, embedding a cash culture and robust forecasting procedures resulting in the refinance of the group’s facilities and a 12-month standstill to provide sufficient time for the turnaround of the Group.
In regards to restructuring, Ali played a leading role in the successful restructuring of a group of 16 children and adolescence mental health sites, negotiating an agreement between the senior lenders, mezzanine and sponsor. He also conducted a business review, contingency plan and accelerated sales process for a UK-based retailer with 150 stores, leading to a successful sale with no loss to the senior lenders or the sponsor.
Other successful restructurings include a chain of 15 UK hotels; a 100-site coffee chain; a major high street retailer and a nearly £1 billion revenue international retailer with over 200 stores; and several other mid-market engagements across care homes, manufacturing, printing and casual dining.
Ali also led the Company Voluntary Arrangement planning for a UK-based casual diner with a full restructuring of the balance sheet and closure of non-performing stores, following an aggressive expansion strategy.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ali worked at a pan-European credit and special situations fund, sourcing and evaluating distressed investment opportunities. Before that, he worked at Lloyds Banking Group in their Business Support division. Before Lloyds, Ali worked at KPMG.
Ali holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a Chartered Accountant and an Insolvency Practitioner. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Turnaround Management Association.