Daily News: January 21, 2013

MorrisAnderson Promotes Amin to Managing Director


MorrisAnderson announced that Alpesh Amin has been promoted to managing director from director. In this role, Amin will leverage his more than 13 years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring and banking to further support MorrisAnderson’s advisory services for distressed companies and private equity firms.

Since joining MorrisAnderson in 2008 as a consultant, he has served in an advisory capacity for both company management and creditors. His background includes corporate turnarounds and restructurings, Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, asset sales and liquidations and business plan development, particularly for companies in the consumer products, electronics, construction materials, distribution, transportation and automotive sectors.

“Alpesh consistently provides solutions and leadership for distressed companies, lenders and private equity firms navigating complex business challenges,” said Dan Dooley, principal and chief executive officer of MorrisAnderson. “He is a strong leader at the firm, and has particularly helped grow our construction materials practice group by successfully managing client engagements within that sector.”

Previously, Amin served as financial advisor and investment banker for Werthan Packaging, a regional printing and packaging manufacturer, where he assisted the company in developing and executing a business plan and led the successful refinancing efforts for the company. Amin also served as financial advisor and investment banker to Ridgewood Corp., a building products retailer and wholesaler. Amin also served as financial advisor and investment banker to a family-owned hardware and building supply distributor.

Amin has held restructuring, turnaround and mergers and acquisitions roles with Huron Consulting Group, Bridge Associates, Merrill Lynch and LaSalle Bank. Amin is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Chicago-based MorrisAnderson is a middle-market consulting firm focused on underperforming and distressed companies.