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FTI Consulting Professionals Recognized as Rising Stars by Global Restructuring Review

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced that three professionals from the firm’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment have been recognized as rising stars among international insolvency and restructuring practitioners in Global Restructuring Review’s list of The New Insolvency Advisers.

The list includes 20 leading accountants, insolvency practitioners and other non-legal professionals under the age of 40 who are working on important restructuring cases worldwide. The three FTI Consulting professionals named to the list are Joshua Taylor, a Senior Managing Director based in Singapore, Alan Boyko, a Managing Director based in Denver and Michael Basso, a Director based in Toronto.

“It’s a tremendous honor for our professionals to be recognized among the leading young restructuring practitioners in the world by Global Restructuring Review,” said Michael Eisenband, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment at FTI Consulting. “Joshua, Alan and Michael are dedicated to delivering best-in-class turnaround and restructuring expertise to our clients, and their inclusion on this list demonstrates the exceptional talent of our professionals across the globe.”   

Mr. Taylor has more than 17 years of experience specializing in the fields of corporate turnaround, financial advisory and investigative accounting in Australia, Asia and the Cayman Islands. He was a member of the court-appointed FTI Consulting team that handled the US$100 million restructuring of Singapore’s Altus Shipping & Logistics. He also was a member of the team that acted as financial advisor in the restructuring of one of the world’s largest integrated aquaculture shrimp companies.  

Hailed as a “superstar” for his work as the restructuring adviser to Arch Coal, the second largest coal mining company in the United States, in its Chapter 11 proceedings, Mr. Boyko was recognized for his strong sense of client service and his ability to solve complex financial problems. He also was a member of the FTI Consulting team that acted for billion-dollar beef processing company AFA Foods in its Chapter 11 case.

Mr. Basso joined FTI Consulting in 2015 and assists in the restructuring of companies in distressed situations. His notable engagements include working with the team acting as court-appointed monitor in the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings of a Canadian emergency response and restoration company that culminated with the going concern sale of the business. He also was part of the firm’s team administering approximately CA$13 billion in claims for a group of companies that included two iron ore mines and a port facility that were granted protection under Companies Creditors Arrangement Act.  

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.78 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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