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Kenny O'Trakoun

Managing Director

Detroit/New York

Areas of Expertise

  • Turnarounds/Restructurings
  • Financial Advisor
  • Backruptcy Proceedings
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Borrower & Lender Advisory

Industries

  • Automotive
  • Retail

Prominent Matters

  • Financial Advisor to Gill Industries
  • Financial Advisor to ZF Active Safety US as Lender to Triumph Manufacturing
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Navillus Tile
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Toys “R” Us, Inc.

Experience

  • 9 Years of Relevant Experience

Education

  • BS Business Administration, Marist College

Professional Designations

  • CFA

Kenny O'Trakoun comes to GlassRatner after working with Alderney Advisors as a Senior Director. Alderney joined GlassRatner in Summer 2020. Kenny is a Managing Director in GlassRatner's Turnaround and Restructuring advisory practice with an extensive background in corporate finance, leveraged lending, and restructuring. Prior to joining GlassRatner, Mr. O'Trakoun was a Director in FTI Consulting's Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice, where he worked on engagements in the manufacturing, technology, F&B, retail, and energy sectors. He has represented creditors and debtors in both in-court and out-of-court restructuring transactions.

Some of Mr. O'Trakoun's recent restructuring engagements include:

  • Financial Advisor to Gill Industries
  • Financial Advisor to ZF Active Safety US as Lender to Triumph Manufacturing
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Navillus Tile
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Toys "R" Us, Inc.
  • Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee of Abengoa Bioenergy Us Holding, LLC & Abeinsa Holding Inc.

Mr. O'Trakoun has also previously served as Assistant Vice President at Credit Suisse, where he underwrote and managed credit exposures across industries including automotive, manufacturing, technology, and healthcare. As an Associate Director at Fitch Ratings, he conducted credit research and private rating assessments within the business services and technology sector, and he managed financial analysis and reporting at Barclays.

Mr. O'Trakoun is a CFA charterholder, has completed level III of the CIRA program, and is a member in good standing of the CFA Institute and the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors. He earned a BS in Business Administration with a Minor in Accounting from Marist College.

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