Roy Gallagher is a Senior Managing Director in Ankura Consulting Group’s Turnaround & Restructuring group based in Chicago, IL. Mr. Gallagher has almost 20 years of experience in restructuring, finance, and accounting. Mr. Gallagher has been involved in all aspects of corporate turnarounds, financial restructurings and distressed M&A transactions having served as an advisor to both companies and creditors as well as having spent the last decade at a private equity fund investing in distressed debt.
Prior to joining the Ankura Consulting Group, Mr. Gallagher worked at Black Diamond Capital Management (Black Diamond). Black Diamond has approximately $8 billion in assets under management across the company’s three business lines: Control Distressed/Private Equity, Hedge Fund and CLOs. Mr. Gallagher managed a portfolio crossing each line of business with an emphasis on distressed debt investing. In his time at Black Diamond, he was involved in numerous turnarounds and restructurings in various industries, including: Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Building Products, Food Products, Home Furnishings, Industrial Metals, and Oil and Gas.
Prior to joining Black Diamond, Mr. Gallagher worked at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC in their Transaction Advisory Group focused on providing strategic and financial advisory services to both companies and creditors in distressed situations. Mr. Gallagher was involved in numerous restructuring engagements including: Venture Industries, ANC Rental Car, Chart Industries, Friede Goldman Halter, PSINet and ABC NACO.
Prior to joining Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC, Mr. Gallagher began his career at Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr. Gallagher received his BS with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.