Sanjeev Khemlani | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Sanjeev Khemlani

Sanjeev L. Khemlani

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • T: +1 212 841 9388
  • F: +1 212 841 9350
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    • United States
    • T: +1 212 247 1010
    • F: +1 212 841 9350

Sanjeev Khemlani is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Mr. Khemlani leads the Senior Lender practice in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. As the head of the Senior Lender practice, Mr. Khemlani advocates for maximum recoveries for his clients and develops solutions to challenging capital structures. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the global credit markets, where he has served as an advisor, arranger, credit officer and investor in areas as diverse as special situations, restructuring, and senior and junior debt. Mr. Khemlani’s expertise is global in nature, having worked on transactions in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Since joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Khemlani has been involved in numerous engagements, such as advising the senior secured lenders of AFS Technologies, Boomerang Tube, CoActive Technologies, Connacher Oil & Gas, Contec Holdings, Coach America, Comcar Industries, Ciena Healthcare Management, Education Management Corporation, Everest Capital, Fox & Hound, Genesis Healthcare, Grupo HIMA, MCCI Medical Group, New Jersey Devils, Optimum Outcomes, Pacific Exploration & Production, Paragon Offshore, Patriot Coal, PLH Group, Remington Outdoor, Preferred Proppants, Sabine Oil & Gas, Senior Care Centers, Steinhoff, Southern States Offshore, Trident USA Health Services, Valitas Health, Venoco and Westmoreland Coal; the junior capital investors of Sovereign NNN LLC; the management teams of CIT Group, Asahi Glass Company, PowerSource Energy Services, Subsea7, Toyota Motor Corporation and UniTek; and investors focused on the professional sports, radio and cable industries.

Mr. Khemlani was appointed to be the Independent Manager of Total Safety by the minority equity owners in 2017.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Khemlani was a Managing Director with The Blackstone Group’s GSO Capital Partners. During his time at Blackstone, Mr. Khemlani co-founded GSO’s Hong Kong office, with an aim to make investments in senior, mezzanine and distressed debt in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Khemlani previously worked for Credit Suisse as the head of leveraged finance credit for the Asia Pacific region, where he was tasked with ensuring that complex credit transactions were correctly priced, structured and distributed. Prior to that, Mr. Khemlani worked at JPMorgan Chase, where he started his career. Mr. Khemlani rose to the rank of Managing Director in the Special Credits group and Managing Partner of the Special Situations Investing group. He was responsible for representing JPMorgan Chase on official and ad-hoc creditor committees. In addition, he was the Co-founder of Special Situations Investing, JPMorgan’s proprietary North American distressed investment fund, which had an initial funding of $200 million, and oversaw the investing of this fund in secondary, bridge and rescue financing situations.

Mr. Khemlani holds a B.S. in Entrepreneurial Studies and Management from Babson College. He was a member of Babson College’s Board of Overseers from 2006 through 2013. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional.

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