Neil’s transactions experience has ranged from out-of-court restructurings to in-court insolvencies in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Chile, and Mexico. He joined Greenhill in 2018 and, prior to joining Greenhill, Neil spent 17 years at Rothschild where he most recently served as Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Head of North American Debt Advisory and Restructuring. Neil was also one of the founding members of The Blackstone Group’s Restructuring and Reorganization Financial Advisory Department. His merger and acquisition experience includes troubled company buyside and sellside assignments, and special committee representations. On the financing front, his expertise includes debtor-in-possession financings, secured bank debt, exit financing, second lien loans, convertible notes, rights offerings, and preferred stock investments. Neil holds an MBA and a BA from the University of Rochester. Mr. Augustine was recipient of the “Global Restructuring Investment Banker” accolade at the Turnaround Atlas Awards Gala.
What Neil enjoys about his career… Over these last 33 years, I’ve most enjoyed the personal and professional relationships formed with clients, counter parties and co-advisors, creating solutions to the challenges my clients have faced, being pushed to bring our A game each and every day and training bankers and watching them succeed in various careers.