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Ankura Consulting Group Announces Recent Appointments

November 02, 2016, 07:48 AM

Ankura Consulting Group, a business advisory and expert services firm, announced the appointments of Louis E. Robichaux IV and Russell A. Perry to Ankura's Turnaround & Restructuring group to enhance the firm's capabilities in financial advisory and crisis management.  Robichaux and Perry will be based in the firm's Dallas office.

Louis E. Robichaux IV joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience in restructuring, crisis management, financial advisory, and expert witness services, with an emphasis on the health care industry. He has been instrumental in a number of prominent restructurings, assuming various interim executive and advisory roles in Chapter 11 restructurings of large health systems and out-of-court workouts, including recently serving as Chief Restructuring Officer of Tuomey Healthcare System. Robichaux's industry experience includes service as co-managing member of a national boutique restructuring firm as well as various management positions in the long-term care industry. Robichaux was most recently a Principal in Deloitte's Corporate Restructuring Group.

Russell A. Perry joins Ankura as Managing Director with over ten years of experience in financial advisory and corporate turnaround. He has extensive experience working with stressed and distressed health care providers, assisting them in the areas of financial statement analysis, financial projection development, liquidity and cash management, M&A support, financial modeling, stakeholder negotiations, and bankruptcy preparation.  Perry has provided interim management and restructuring services in large matters in the health care, retail, technology, media, and hospitality industries.  erry was most recently a Senior Vice President in Deloitte's Corporate Restructuring Group.

"Ankura's Turnaround & Restructuring group is an important part of the firm's continued growth," said Kevin Lavin, Co-President of Ankura. "The appointments of Louis and Russell broaden our expertise in large-scale health care industry restructurings and will add considerable depth to our existing capabilities that serve the health care industry, as well as other industries."

Ankura Consulting Group is a business advisory and expert services firm. Its deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges clients face enables its team to provide impactful, senior-level counsel. As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura's relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue. The firm empowers its industry experts to provide a high-touch, unique approach for its clients in critical times.

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