Daily News: January 16, 2013

AlixPartners Hires Eisenberg to Co-Lead Turnaround Group


AlixPartners announced a major commitment to and expansion of its advisory service offerings to underperforming companies and their constituents with the addition of Randall S. Eisenberg, a veteran practitioner with extensive experience advising senior managements, boards of directors and creditor constituents.

Eisenberg, who most recently was a senior managing director in FTI Consulting’s corporate finance and restructuring practice, joins AlixPartners’ Alan Holtz as managing director to co-lead the Transformation and Restructuring Advisory Practice. They will be based in New York.

AlixPartners’ Turnaround & Restructuring Services Practice focuses on providing managements and boards of directors with operational, strategic and financial advice on effectively managing through a transformation, turnaround or restructuring.

Fred Crawford, CEO of AlixPartners said, “AlixPartners is uniquely positioned to help clients in many different situations achieve better outcomes. With a long history serving clients in an advisory capacity, we are now making an even greater commitment to the Transformation and Restructuring Advisory Practice, led by Randall and Alan, both nationally recognized veterans.”

Eisenberg, who has led many large, high-profile national and international transformation and restructuring assignments, has extensive experience in the development and implementation of effective turnaround strategies and in advising constituents seeking returns or recovery.

His background extends to numerous industries such as automotive, airlines, manufacturing, restaurants and retail, and he has served as a senior advisor to companies, secured lenders and unsecured creditors, as well as represented potential acquirers of distressed businesses. His high-profile engagements have included Delphi, Visteon, US Airways and Jackson Hewitt.

Prior to FTI, Eisenberg was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ business recovery services practice.

AlixPartners is a global business-advisory firm offering comprehensive services in four major areas: enterprise improvement, turnaround and restructuring, financial advisory services and information management services.