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Daniel Scouler Sr.

Principal

[email protected]

Main: (212) 922-2108

Mobile: (201) 747-2999

Fax: (212) 845-9772

Areas of Expertise

  • Solvency Opinions
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Turnarounds/Restructurings
  • Financial Advisor
  • Interim Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Expert Witness
  • CRO
  • Borrower & Lender Advisory

Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Financial Institution
  • Retail

Prominent Cases

  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Contessa Premium Foods, a seafood and private label food processor and distributor
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Rhythm & Hues, an Oscar winning animation studio
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of MLN, the 15th largest sub prime mortgage originator
  • Interim Chief Financial Officer of NUI Corp, a publically traded natural gas utility in New Jersey

Experience

  • 1 Year with GlassRatner
  • 42 Years of Relevant Experience

Education

  • BBA Honors University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Professional Designations

  • CA

Daniel Scouler Sr. joined GlassRatner in 2016 as a Principal and Head of the firms NYC Office.  Daniel is a seasoned and highly regarded leader in the Restructuring Industry. 

Prior to taking on his current position with GlassRatner Dan was a Managing Director in the Los Angeles office of Alvarez & Marsal.  Prior to joining A&M, Dan was the founder and CEO of Scouler & Company, a boutique restructuring and crisis management firm that he managed and grew successfully to national prominence from 2004 through 2015.

With over 40 years of experience assisting companies experiencing financial difficulty, he specializes in bankruptcy reorganization, out-of-court restructuring, and interim management.  Dan has extensive experience consisting of over one hundred in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Specifically, he played a leading advisory role in the bankruptcies of Contessa Premium Foods, Rhythm & Hues, and Hot Dog on a Stick, all three engagements recognized by peer review awards. Other notable assignments include Deak & Co., Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel, LTV, Allis Chalmers, Ernst Home Centers, Mercury Finance Company, National Auto Credit, Hechinger Company, AB Dick and numerous private companies. His interim management experience includes Chief Restructuring Officer of TVC, Inc., Wherehouse Entertainment, and Interim CFO of NUI Corp.

As an experienced expert witness on insolvency and reorganization matters, Dan Scouler provides expert testimony on a broad range of issues including, date of insolvency, the creditors’ motion for the appointment of a Chapter 11 Trustee, reorganization plan feasibility, business plan viability, valuations and the reasonableness of select transactions. His experience in a wide range of assignments has provided him with knowledge and insight into variety of industries including major manufacturing, retail, financing, leasing, broadcasting, airline, real estate, high technology, telecom and distribution.

Prior to establishing Scouler & Company, Dan was a Senior Managing Director and Founder of FTI Corporate Recovery, a wholly owned subsidiary of FTI Consulting, and the leader of FTI’s interim management practice. He began his restructuring career at Touche Ross, then moved to the Canadian firm of Clarkson Gordon & Co. where he became a partner in 1981. While at Clarkson Gordon, he worked as the Receiver Manager on many of Canada’s largest corporations, including The McCulloch Group and Fishery Products Limited.  In 1984 Clarkson Gordon transferred Dan to the New York office of their US affiliate, Arthur Young (now Ernst & Young).

Dan Scouler holds an honors degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario and is a qualified Canadian Chartered Accountant and is an excellent leader.

Mr. Scouler’s Select Key Assignments

  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Contessa Premium Foods, a seafood and private label food processor and distributor
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Rhythm & Hues, an Oscar winning animation studio
  • Chief Restructuring Officer Beall Corp, a tank and trailer designer and manufacturer
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Hawaii Medical Center, operators of two general hospitals in Honolulu
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Dan River, Inc., a home textiles company
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of MLN, the 15th largest sub prime mortgage originator
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of Wherehouse Entertainment, a specialty music retailer
  • Chief Restructuring Officer of TVC, the largest US distributor of cable TV parts for the “last mile”
  • Interim Chief Executive Officer of WW Holdings, a door manufacturer, distributor and installer
  • Interim Chief Financial Officer of NUI Corp, a publically traded natural gas utility in New Jersey
  • Receiver Manager of Anil Canada Limited, Canada’s largest hardboard mill.
  • Receiver Manager of Carty Construction Ltd, a general contractor.
  • Receiver Manager of Fishery Products Ltd, Canada’s largest integrated harvester and processor of seafood.
  • Financial Advisor to the senior lenders of Icicle Seafoods, one of the largest operators in the Alaska fishery
  • Financial Advisor to the Lenders and Liquidating Trustee of Asyst Technologies, Inc., a semi-conductor materials handling manufacturer
  • Financial Advisor to the United Steelworkers in the Wheeling Pittsburgh case, an integrated steel manufacturer.
  • Financial Advisor to Hechinger’s, a home improvement store.
  • Financial Advisor to the Retirees Committee of Allis Chalmers, a tractor manufacturer.
  • Financial Advisor to the Lenders of AB Dick, a printing machinery and equipment manufacturer.
  • Financial Advisor to the Lenders of Mercury Finance a sub prime auto finance company.
  • Financial Advisor to the Investors of Deak & Co., a global diversified financial company.
  • Financial Advisor to Ernst Home Centers, a home improvement warehouse chain.
  • Financial Advisor to the Bond Holders of Adelphia, a telephone, internet and cable provider.
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Crabtree & Evelyn
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Z-Gallerie (TMA Awarded: Turnaround of the Year)
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of the Hawaii Super Ferry
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Bender Shipbuilding
  • Expert Witness to MILA, a sub prime mortgage originator.
  • Expert Witness to Keller Auto a sub prime auto financing services company.
  • Expert Witness to ANC, a car rental company.

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