Melker Sandberg | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Melker Sandberg

Melker Sandberg

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Corporate Finance
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  • F: +1 303 689 8803
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    • Denver, CO, 80202
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Melker Sandberg is the leader of the Telecom sector team in the Telecom, Media & Technology (“TMT”) industry practice, where he focuses on the telecom service provider, network equipment, IT services, data centers, and managed services sectors. Mr. Sandberg specializes in mergers & acquisitions, merger integration planning & effectuation, business strategy, carve-out, business divestiture, interim management, products and go-to-market, sales effectiveness, business operations, network cost management, margin assurance, restructuring and business turnaround.

Mr. Sandberg has led numerous business improvement and restructuring initiatives, including business turnarounds, cost reduction projects, product and market assessments, process improvement initiatives, telecommunications operations and service delivery process improvements and settlements of vendor disputes. Additionally, he has reviewed and challenged cash flows and business plans of both distressed and non-distressed companies.

Mr. Sandberg has been involved in many M&A due diligence efforts. His expertise is in assessment of the overall business, due diligence, analysis of products and markets, analysis of customer overlap, analysis of financial and operational synergies, risk exposure, financial modeling and integration planning.

In regards to post merger integration, Mr. Sandberg has been involved in a large number of business combinations. His experience spans multiple areas including post merger integration planning, program management, managing implementation of integration plans, leading functional teams, organizational design, financial management, synergy planning and realization.

Mr. Sandberg is currently the Chief Restructuring Officer (“CRO”) for a small fixed wireless provider. He is responsible for winding down the business including negotiating settlements with vendors oversight of de-commission of the network.

Mr. Sandberg was retained as the CRO for RGSI (a subsidiary of Global CloudXchange). He was responsible for all aspects of the business including selling the customer base and contracts, negotiating and managing transition services agreements, winding down the network, monetizing residual assets and negotiating settlements with creditors.

Mr. Sandberg leads engagements in the telecom service provider, telecom & equipment and managed services sectors. Engagements include: Vivint Wireless, Intelsat, INAP, Stackpath, Fusion Connect, Shentel, Lumos, Cincinnati Bell, EdgeConneX, Rackspace, Wave Broadband, Zayo, Silver Peak, EarthLink, Windstream, Guam Telecom, Globalstar, MegaPath, KDDI Global, Paniolo Cable, Alaska Communications, Global Capacity, Vanco, Global Cloud Xchange, XO Communications, Integra, Covad, Globalcom, First Communications, Inteliquent, US South, Primus Technologies, Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Occam Networks, Aviat Networks, GoAmerica, Securus Technologies, cbts, OnX, Blackbox, Trace3 among others.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Sandberg was Vice President of Finance at Level 3 Communications, a multi-billion dollar global telecommunications company. Before that, he worked at Cap Gemini, Mutual of Omaha and MetLife.

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