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Carlin Adrianopoli

Carlin Adrianopoli

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • T: +1 312 759 8100
  • F: +1 312 759 8119
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    • 227 West Monroe Street
    • Suite 900
    • Chicago, IL, 60606
    • United States
    • T: +1 312 759 8100
    • F: +1 312 759 8119

Carlin Adrianopoli is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. Mr. Adrianopoli is the Leader of the Midwest Region of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Mr. Adrianopoli has more than 18 years of experience serving as financial advisor and providing interim management and performance improvement services to corporations, various creditor classes, equity owners and directors of underperforming companies.

Mr. Adrianopoli’s professional experience includes creating and implementing performance improvement initiatives, short and long-term liquidity forecasting development and covenant renegotiations; business plan development and collateral and securitization reviews on behalf of lenders. In addition, he has assisted in identifying cost reduction and other profit enhancing opportunities; financial statement preparation and restatement assistance; litigation support services; liquidation analyses; business valuation; prepetition bankruptcy preparation and implementation; optimization of operating assets; development of restructuring strategies; interim management assistance; bankruptcy and contingency planning; diversification strategies; and investigations of fraudulent transactions and preference payments.

Mr. Adrianopoli has participated in and led numerous teams in performance improvement strategies, including cost reduction implementations; head count analysis; supplier and customer profitability studies; SKU optimization strategies; licensing arrangements; sourcing strategies; and cost allocation verification and identification of proper profitability analytics.

Mr. Adrianopoli recently completed serving as the Financial Advisor to Peabody Energy during their successful emergence from bankruptcy and initial public offering. Prior to that, Mr. Adrianopoli was appointed as CFO of RadioShack, guiding the company through its restructuring process. Prior to RadioShack, Mr. Adrianopoli was the Chief Restructuring Officer at Tactical Holding. Other notable clients of Mr. Adrianopoli include Archbrook Laguna, Barzel Industries, Bliss Technologies, Brush Engineered Material Carbide-Graphite, Criimi Mae, GS Industries, HomePlace, Insilco Technologies, Kitty Hawk, LTV Steel, National Envelope, Murray, PTC Alliance, Republic Technologies Southern Air Transport, Special Metals, Transcontinental Airlines, U.S. Office Products, Weirton Steel Industries and Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel.

Most recently, Mr. Adrianopoli and his colleagues were recognized with several awards in connection with the successful restructuring of RadioShack, including Insolvency of the Year by the Turnaround Atlas Awards, Finance/Risk Management and AMCF High Five Recipient by the Association of Management Consulting Firms (“AMCF”) and Restructuring Deal of the Year ($250M-$500M) by The M&A Advisor. In 2012, He was awarded the M&A Advisor 40 under 40 - Central Region for his efforts as a turnaround professional. In 2011, he received the M&A Advisor Transaction of the Year award for his work representing the secured lenders in National Envelope.

Mr. Adrianopoli holds a B.S.B.A. in Accountancy from John Carroll University and an M.B.A. with emphasis in Corporate Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Adrianopoli is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors. Mr. Adrianopoli is also a board member of Make-A-Wish Illinois.

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