CHICAGO, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stout Risius Ross (SRR), a global advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services announced today that Michael Krakovsky has joined the firm as a Managing Director and head of the Special Situations Practice in the Investment Banking Group.
Krakovsky has extensive experience providing advice on a wide range of special situations transactions. He has advised middle-market debtors and creditors on numerous in-court and out-of-court restructuring transactions, and has focused on distressed companies as both an investment banker and principal investor.
"I'm thrilled to welcome Mike to the Investment Banking Group at SRR. His extensive experience helping clients navigate a wide variety of financial challenges and special situations is a great addition to our impressive bench of senior bankers," said Nick Jachim, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at SRR. "I'm excited to join such a rapidly growing platform and leverage my special situations experience across SRR's comprehensive areas of industry expertise and expansive client base," added Krakovsky.
Prior to joining SRR, Krakovsky spent 13 years in Houlihan Lokey's Financial Restructuring Group in Los Angeles, where he was a senior officer completing transactions across a variety of industries. In addition, Mr. Krakovsky has experience as a principal investor at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Deep Value distressed debt fund, where he was a Managing Director responsible for sourcing and analyzing distressed debt opportunities and managing the fund's investment portfolio. Mr. Krakovsky began his career as a transactional lawyer with Irell & Manella.
Krakovsky frequently presents on restructuring topics at various industry events including the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), and New York City Bar Conference.
Krakovsky is a FINRA registered representative and holds Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses, and is also a member of the State Bar of California.
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SRR is a global advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. We serve a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. For more information, visit www.SRR.com, follow us on Twitter @StoutRisiusRoss, and/or connect with us on LinkedIn
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