Dennis Barrett is a Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group based in New York, NY. He has advised debtors and creditors in both formal chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court workout situations. Mr. Barrett has assisted clients with financial restructurings, debt for equity swaps, 363 asset sales, strategic planning, and business valuation.
Prior to joining Ankura, Mr. Barrett was a Senior Director in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice at FTI Consulting. He advised clients in a variety of industries including air cargo, restaurant, specialty chemical, telecommunications, and consumer products. In this capacity, Mr. Barrett’s responsibilities included preparing and reviewing business plans, financial forecasts and statement models, liquidation analyses, debtor-in-possession financing arrangements, contract assumption/rejection analyses, restructuring plans, plans of reorganization, and evaluations of strategic alternatives.
While at FTI Consulting, Mr. Barrett has supported a wide spectrum of clients including Southern Air Holdings, Momentive Performance Materials, Specialty Products Holding Corp, Love Culture, Ross Education, Fox and Hound Restaurant Group, Unitek Global Services, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Cache Inc., and Things Remembered, Inc.
Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Barrett worked at a boutique investment bank in New York, where he published sell-side equity research for institutional clientele. Mr. Barrett has also held various positions in financial analysis & advisory roles.
Mr. Barrett received a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the State University of New York at Old Westbury. He previously held NASD Series 7, 66, 86, and 87 licenses and he is also a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.