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Armen Avedissian

Senior Managing Director

[email protected]

Main: (213) 409-6228

Mobile: (818) 481-6415

Fax: (213) 402-1304

Areas of Expertise

  • Turnarounds/Restructurings
  • Financial Advisor
  • Crisis Management
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • CRO
  • Section 363 Sale
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • M&A
  • Capital Markets
  • Litigation Support

Industries

  • Media
  • Telecom
  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare

Prominent Matters

  • Financial Advisor to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the Peabody Energy Corporation Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Iridium, LLC in its Fraudulent Conveyance Claim Against Motorola
  • Financial Advisor to the Halcyon Group (Owner of the Terminator Four through Six Franchise) in its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • CRO and Financial Advisor to BHM Technologies, Inc., a Tier II Auto Parts Supplier with Eight Factories in North America
  • CRO and Financial Advisor to Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (OTCBQ: PRXI) in its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • Financial Advisor to Imperium Renewables, the then Largest Biodiesel Producer in the United States, in its Out-of-Court Restructuring
  • Financial Advisor to the Ad Hoc Equity Committee of The Bristow Group (NYSE: BRS) in its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • CRO and Financial Advisor to San Bernardino Airport Services, LLC Operating under Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Experience

  • 4 Years with GlassRatner
  • 16 Years of Relevant Experience

Education

  • MBA, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • JD, Loyola Law School
  • BA, History & Political Science, UCLA

Professional Designations

  • FINRA Series 7, 63 & 79
  • Attorney at Law (California)

Armen Avedissian has over twelve years of experience in various financial advisory roles including restructuring, turnarounds, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (both healthy and distressed), cash management, creditor negotiation and litigation consulting.

Prior to joining GlassRatner in 2016, Mr. Avedissian was a Managing Director at Sherwood Partners where he provided restructuring, turnaround, and liquidation services to distressed companies, senior lenders and private equity groups.

Before joining Sherwood Partners, Mr. Avedissian spent five years, most recently as a Director, in the Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice at FTI Consulting, Inc. where he played a key role in advising distressed companies in the alternative energy, automotive, entertainment, healthcare, pharmaceutical, real estate and technology industries.  Additionally, he was a member of the firm’s investment banking practice, FTI Capital Advisors, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), where he advised a diverse group of middle-market companies, both healthy and distressed, on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions transactions. In addition to consulting on corporate finance and restructuring engagements at FTI Consulting, Mr. Avedissian also advised clients on litigation consulting matters involving the energy, food, insurance, real estate, technology and telecommunication industries.  A few representative engagements include Iridium, Enron, a multinational European dairy and food corporation, and numerous matters involving companies embroiled in the stock option backdating scandal.

Armen holds an M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he received the Graduate School of Business Merit Scholarship, a J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and a B.A. in History and Political Science from The University of California, Los Angeles. He is licensed to practice law in the State of California.

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