- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
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- Three Times Square
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- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
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- F: +1 212 841 9350
- B.S., Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
- Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)
- Corporate Finance
- Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Christine Kim is a Senior Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice. Ms. Kim has more than 25 years of experience in restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and principal investing, and has served as an advisor in all aspects of financial and operational restructuring on behalf of companies, lenders and shareholders. She has industry expertise in manufacturing, industrial, consumer products, business services, retail, media, entertainment, education and technology, among other areas.
Ms. Kim has led numerous engagements representing companies and lenders in in-court and out-of-court restructurings, serving as interim management of distressed companies, advising on recapitalizations, developing and executing strategic and financial alternatives and business plans, formulating and implementing cost reduction and liquidity improvement initiatives, and acting as financial advisor in the sale of underperforming and healthy businesses. In addition, she has led investment efforts for distressed and growth-oriented public and private equity securities and managed portfolios of investments.
A representative list of Ms. Kim’s client experience includes VER Technologies, Catalina Marketing, Aerosoles, Charming Charlie, WIS International, Noranda Aluminum, Sequa Corp., B&H Education, Verso Paper, Millennial Brands, Edmentum Inc., RadioShack, Expert Global Solutions, EduK Group, LodgeNet Interactive, TCI College, The Cooper Union, New York City Ballet, Provo Craft & Novelty, RHI Entertainment, Corvest Promotional Products, Sharper Image, Steve & Barry’s, Global Home Products, NABI Autóbuszipari Rt., Loral Space & Communications and IMG Worldwide.
Ms. Kim joined FTI Consulting with its acquisition of the CDG Group, where she was a Senior Managing Director. While at CDG, she implemented a path for recovery and restructured debt obligations on behalf of companies and lenders. She also executed financial and strategic planning initiatives, including asset sales, mergers, capital infusions and business transformations. Prior to joining CDG, Ms. Kim was with THLee Putnam Partners, where she originated and executed private equity investment transactions and managed portfolios of assets. Before that, she was at GE Capital where she sourced and invested in private equity transactions. Before GE Capital, Ms. Kim was with Ernst & Young, providing restructuring and reorganization advisory services to companies and lenders. Ms. Kim began her career at Chase Manhattan Bank’s Mergers & Acquisitions group.
Ms. Kim was one of the key contributors to CDG’s International Company of the Year award for the work in NABI Autóbuszipari Rt., awarded by The Institute for Turnaround, a leading European turnaround professional organization. In 2012, she was named an Outstanding Turnaround Professional by Turnarounds & Workouts.
Ms. Kim holds a B.S. in applied economics and management from Cornell University. She is a Certified Turnaround Professional.