Geoffrey Frankel joined Hilco Corporate Finance as CEO. In this capacity, Frankel will be responsible for leading the growth of Hilco’s corporate finance business as Hilco Corporate Finance expands its special situations capabilities and grows its current investment banking, valuation and strategic advisory practice by delivering solutions such as recapitalization, debt restructuring, business expansion, liquidity creation, sale of a business, ownership succession and management transition solutions.

“We are delighted to have Geoffrey join the Hilco Corporate Finance team as chief executive officer,” Tom Greco, CEO of Hilco Commercial Industrial, said. “As we continue to evolve and grow the company, Geoffrey’s leadership and experience in building a financial and strategic advisory practice will be invaluable to the organization.”

Frankel has 30 years of experience advising middle-market clients on M&A transactions, financings, restructurings and litigation support services. Over the course of his career, he has led more than 100 transactions across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on distressed and restructuring situations in the diversified industrials, metals, automotive and retail/consumer sectors. He has prior experience overseeing the development of corporate finance and restructuring practices within KeyBanc Capital Markets, Harris Williams and Huron Consulting Group.

“Joining a world-class organization such as Hilco Global is a unique and incredibly exciting opportunity for me,” Frankel said. “I look forward to leveraging my prior experience leading middle-market corporate finance practices as we accelerate the expansion of HCF’s services.”