Laslavic to Head ACT Capital’s New Pittsburgh Office

John D. Laslavic joined ACT Capital Advisors as a managing director in the firm’s new Pittsburgh office.

A&M Promotes Fox to Co-Head of Restructuring Practice

Alvarez & Marsal promoted managing director Brian J. Fox to co-head of the Eastern region for its North American Commercial Restructuring practice.

Horine Joins Winter Harbor as Director

Twenty-five-year industry veteran Jeff Horine joined Winter Harbor as a director.

AlixPartners Promotes 24 to Managing Director

AlixPartners promoted 24 staff members to managing director. The promotions, which span all of AlixPartners’ service areas and geographies, are effective immediately.

AlixPartners Predict Retail Distress Will Continue in 2018

AlixPartners conducted its annual survey of restructuring professionals, with the results predicting continued distress in retail and more activity in the healthcare, restaurant and power industries. Tax reform, the survey said, is a wash.

FTI Consulting Promotes Eight Restructuring Pros

FTI Consulting promoted eight professionals in the firm’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring segment to senior managing director.

Aurora Management Partners Hires Four Team Members

Turnaround and restructuring firm Aurora Management Partners hired four new team members — Andrew Blaesing, Matt Dossey, Peter “Che” Carrasquillo and Catherine Kendall — to further develop the company’s growing endeavors.

TMA Global Elects KPMG’s Krakora as 2018 President

TMA Global announced the election of Kevin A. Krakora, CTP, principal at KPMG, as 2018 president. The announcement was made during the 2017 TMA Annual Conference in Fort Worth, TX.

A&M Adds Burgess and Browning to Performance Improvement Practice

Alvarez & Marsal added Scott Burgess and Keith Browning as managing directors to its corporate performance improvement practice.

Llewellyn Joins Winter Harbor as Managing Director

John Llewellyn, a 20-year industry veteran, joined Winter Harbor as a managing director.