Daily News: May 23, 2012

Huron Consulting Adds Restructuring, Financial Advisory Expert


Huron Consulting Group, a provider of business consulting services, announced that Geoffrey Frankel has joined the company as a managing director in the Financial Consulting segment to provide transactional services to restructuring and bankruptcy clients.

“Due to the current state of credit markets and ongoing economic uncertainty, businesses are facing unprecedented financial and operational challenges,” said John DiDonato, managing director and Financial Consulting segment leader, Huron Consulting Group. “Geoff’s investment banking expertise will provide clients additional financial and transactional resources to address their business challenges. We’re pleased to welcome him to Huron.”

At Huron, Frankel will concentrate on building an investment banking/capital markets practice focused on distressed companies to complement the company’s existing restructuring advisory services. He has more than 20 years of experience advising troubled and healthy companies and their creditor and equity-holder constituencies in mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate/bankruptcy reorganizations, debt and equity restructurings, complex valuations, and litigation support services. His expertise spans a wide range of industries including industrial, manufacturing, metals, consumer and building products, and retail.

Prior to joining Huron, Frankel served as a managing director at Harris Williams & Co. where he was the founder and group leader for the firm’s Restructuring Advisory and Distressed M&A practice.