Daily News: July 25, 2012

PJSC Adds Bijoor to Restructuring & Recapitalizaiton Group

Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) announced the appointment of Ajay Bijoor as an associate director in its Restructuring and Recapitalization Group.

Bijoor comes to PJSC from Miller Buckfire where he spent the past six years advising clients on restructuring, M&A and capital raising alternatives across a wide variety of industries. Some of his previous advisory clients included Lear Corporation, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods, and the PropCo lenders of Station Casinos.

Prior to joining Miller Buckfire, he worked in the corporate development group of Fisher Scientific. He began his career as an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Durc Savini, Head of the firm’s Restructuring and Recapitalization Group, said, “I worked closely with Ajay on numerous client engagements when the two of us were at Miller Buckfire together. He brings significant technical expertise and execution experience to our team at PJSC and adds further breadth to our growing restructuring advisory practice.”

Among other notable assignments, PJSC’s restructuring team recently advised Media General in connection with a comprehensive recapitalization transaction and Neways International in connection with an out-of-court restructuring and recapitalizations transaction.

Bijoor is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he received a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.