Tiger Group Names McGrail Chief Operating Officer

Nov 07, 2013, 10:24 ET from Tiger Group

BOSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiger Group has appointed Managing Director Michael McGrail to the newly created post of Chief Operating Officer.

McGrail, who was been with  the asset valuation, advisory and disposition services firm since its inception in May 2001, will direct all day-to-day operations of the company, which has offices in Los Angeles, Boston and New York. The Boston-based executive will also continue to oversee Tiger's retail, wholesale, industrial, machinery and equipment appraisal divisions, as well as the retail and wholesale disposition divisions. He reports to Managing Member Daniel Kane.

McGrail has over 22 years experience in retail store closings, asset dispositions and appraisals, and corporate finance. He joined Tiger as Vice President of Finance and was named a Managing Director in 2005.  Over the course of his career, he has directly managed the analysis, bidding process and operations of numerous major store-closing programs, including Linens 'n Things, Circuit City, Mervyn's, Gottschalks, Fortunoff's, Kmart, and Borders. Additionally, McGrail has directed many complex projects designed to enhance returns for Trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, debtors and other interested parties.

Prior to joining Tiger, he spent four years with Thomson Financial Services, where he rose to Finance Manager of the Global Markets Division.

A resident of Milton, Mass., McGrail holds a degree in accounting from Northeastern University. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and American Bankruptcy Institute.

"With our rapid growth over the past few years, we felt it was important to have someone manage the day to day operations of our various businesses," said Kane. "Michael has been an intricate part of that growth and has hired and trained many of our key personnel. He leads by example and is the perfect person for this new position."

About Tiger Group
Tiger Group provides asset valuation, advisory and disposition services to a broad range of retail, wholesale, and industrial clients. With over 40 years of experience and significant financial backing, Tiger offers a uniquely nimble combination of expertise, innovation and financial resources to drive results. Tiger's seasoned professionals help clients identify the underlying value of assets, monitor asset risk factors and, when needed, provide capital or convert assets to capital quickly and decisively. Tiger's collaborative, straight-forward approach is the foundation for its many long-term 'partner' relationships and decades of success. Tiger operates main offices in Boston, Los Angeles and New York. To learn more about Tiger, please visit www.TigerGroup.com

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