Top 100 Restructuring Professionals

“Distinction in Dealmaking”

Exclusive published by Global M&A Network, the 9th annual list features highly respected, successful and innovative group of 25 consultants, 25 investment bankers and 50 lawyers from the restructuring and turnaround communities this year.

Highly competitive process begins with evaluating firms and best performing or “Turnaround Atlas Awards” winning transactions closed during the 2021. Selection is then narrowed to a single professional from the firm based on their experience, differentiated expertise, and transactions completed among additional attributes. Only one professional is selected from the practice group at the firm per year.

Join us in congratulating top performing professionals and the firm’s they represent!

Roopesh has worked on numerous high-profile restructuring assignments advising companies, creditors and other parties on refinancings, exchange offers, consent solicitations, amendments, out-of-court restructurings, Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations, distressed mergers and acquisitions, Section 363 asset sales and cross-border restructuring issues. Mr. Shah has also been involved in debtor-in-possession and exit financings for companies in Chapter 11 and numerous financings for clients experiencing balance sheet stress or capital structure transition. Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Shah was the global head of Goldman Sachs’ restructuring finance and advisory group. Earlier in his career, he was a director in the restructuring group of Miller Buckfire & Co. and a vice president in the M&A group of Wasserstein Perella & Co. He earned a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Todd was Chief Executive Officer of TRS Advisors acquired by Piper Sandler. Prior to founding TRS Advisors, he served as Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Chair of the North American Debt Advisory and Restructuring Group of Rothschild & Co. Todd has been an advisor to companies in complex restructurings and reorganizations for 34 years. Among recent assignments advised by Todd include GTT Communications, Servitux, and Honeywell in relation to its indemnity claims against Garrett Motion. He also advised in the restructuring of Puerto Rico and City of Hartford, CT. Mr. Snyder received a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Todd was awarded the “Global Restructuring Investment Banker” accolade at the Turnaround Atlas Awards for his role advising the US Treasury in the rescue of the American auto industry.

What Todd values about his career... If we are to have a continuing form of free market enterprise and the type of civil society that can support it, we must have, or at least pursue, a broad consensus around what happens when risk capital fails to achieve its goals. Reorg and restructuring is the daily pursuit of that goal.

Agnes has advised companies, creditors, investors and other relevant constituents in a variety of in-court and out-of-court transactions across various industries including industrials, automotive, aerospace and aviation, offshoring drilling, and retail among others. Prior to Ducera Partners, she worked in the financial restructuring group at Perella Weinberg Partners and Houlihan Lokey. Agnes received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in Economics and Mathematics and a Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Glenn has been instrumental in building the FTI’s investment banking practice. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions and private placements of debt and equity in both healthy and special situations transactions, corporate restructuring, project finance and interim management. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in investment banking, corporate finance and consulting. Mr. Tobias was previously a Managing Director and Head of Energy, Natural Resources and Project Finance Group at BNP Paribas.

Steve succeeded Tim Coleman as the group head in 2017 and is one of the longest team members of the PJT restructuring group. He has extensive experience advising domestic and international, formal, and informal restructuring transactions across multiple industries over his 34-year career. Steve’s recent restructuring assignments include Pacific Gas & Electric, Puerto Rico Oversight Board, Softbank/OneWeb and Intelsat. Mr. Zelin received his MBA in Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business and his BS in Accounting from the University at Albany.