Scott Davido joined Ankura as a senior managing director. Davido will be based in New York and be a part of the firm’s turnaround and restructuring group.
Ankura is serving as financial advisor, Houlihan Lokey is serving as investment banker and Weil, Gotshal & Manges is serving as legal counsel to Exide Technologies, which filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Anthony C. Schnur officially joined Ankura as senior managing director. Schnur has more than 30 years of experience in structured finance and commercial banking and was most recently interim CEO, interim CFO and chief restructuring officer of Yuma Energy.
Kevin Lavin, CEO of Ankura, was selected as a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. The honor is awarded annually to bankruptcy and restructuring professionals who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to the field.
Ankura will act as financial advisor and assume the role of chief restructuring officer for Yuma Energy, which filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions for relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Ankura appointed two new senior managing directors based in London, economist Andrew K. G. Hildreth and infrastructure and capital projects expert Jonathan Roe.
Ankura, a business advisory and expert services firm that leverages integrated risk management, governance, compliance, investigations, forensics, technology, turnaround and restructuring, and management consulting capabilities, has appointed restructuring expert Bryan Gaston as senior managing director.