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Michael Fuqua

Senior Managing Director

[email protected]

Main: (470) 346-6843

Mobile: (678) 575-3481

Fax: (470) 346-6804

Areas of Expertise

  • Section 363 Sale
  • Fiduciary Services
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Turnarounds/Restructurings
  • Financial Advisor
  • Interim Management
  • M&A
  • Crisis Management
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Capital Markets


  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Telecom

Prominent Matters

  • Financial Advisor - Receiver SEC v Weston Rutledge
  • Receiver – SEC v Zhunrize Inc
  • Receiver – FTC v Pinnacle Payment Services
  • Receiver – SEC v CRE Capital Corporation
  • Receiver - FTC v Global Processing Solutions


  • 18 Years with GlassRatner
  • 34 Years of Relevant Experience


  • BA, Duke University
  • MBA, Duke University

Mr. Fuqua has 30 years of experience in corporate finance, capital markets, strategic and financial planning, corporate renewal, bankruptcy services, forensic accounting and fiduciary services.  Prior to joining GlassRatner, he worked in corporate banking for Fortune 500 companies and in financial planning for an international telecom company.   During the period prior to joining the firm, he developed a broad range of capital market transaction experience ranging from the extension of bank credit for working capital to the structuring of more complex transactions such as leveraged buyouts, corporate recapitalizations, and structured risk management solutions.  Additionally, he developed significant experience in corporate financial planning and analysis.

At GlassRatner, Mr. Fuqua’s activities are primarily focused on corporate renewal, forensic accounting, capital markets, bankruptcy and fiduciary services.  Client services provided include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate renewal and sale of a plastic drinkware company
  • Corporate renewal, financial planning, and refinance for commercial wire company
  • Refinance of multi-location, retail consumer products company
  • Borrower viability and cash flow analysis for financial institution clients
  • Budgeting, variance analysis, preparation of 13 week cash flows for multi-state manufacturer and retailer of consumer products
  • Preparation of schedules and Statement of Financial Affairs for multiple debtors
  • Analysis and identification of avoidable, preferential transfers in multiple bankruptcy cases
  • Defensive analysis of alleged preferential payments
  • Fraudulent conveyance analysis in multiple bankruptcy cases
  • Receiver for Federal Trade Commission and Securities Exchange Commission

Mr. Fuqua earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Duke University. He holds an AB in Economics as well as a MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.

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