"The Life and Death of a Turnaround Acquisition"

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 am

Experience a day in the life of distressed investing as BDO Restructuring Advisor, Nick Welch, embarks on a Q&A journey with experienced and veteran distressed investor, Britt Gourley, to explore the good, the bad and the ugly of investing in distressed and turnaround situations from cradle to grave.  This personal and dynamic session will cover Britt’s tried-and-tested approach and methodologies, the opportunity for audience questions as well as practical tips and takeaways across the following areas:

  • deal sourcing
  • selection
  • diligence
  • first 100 days
  • ongoing management
  • turnaround
  • liquidation
Britt Gourley
Britt Gourley
Managing Principal
Crosslake Group LLC

Nick Welch
BDO Consulting Group LLC

About Britt Gourley - Skilled financial strategist and trusted operations and strategic tactician providing keen advice and counsel that improve bottom-line results. Valuable acumen managing strategic and legal risks; operations; finance and investments; and creating significant ROI for clients and portfolio companies. Key activities include: (i) sourcing and evaluating business and investment opportunities; (ii) turnaround and restructuring consulting; (iii) capital fundraising; and (iv) client and portfolio company strategic, financial and risk management and planning.

About Nick Welch - Nick is a Director with BDO Consulting Group, LLC and specializes in restructuring and M&A advisory for lenders, borrowers and private equity groups.  Nick has 20 years of finance experience and is originally from the United Kingdom where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.  Nick started out in public practice audit and accounting before moving into an advisory role, first providing restructuring and distressed M&A services to global clearing banks in London, U.K. and later moving to the U.S. advising debtors and creditors on chapter 11 and out of court restructurings, including leading significant s.363 sale processes.