Alan J. Carr, preeminent restructuring advisor and CEO of Drivetrain, will participate in a panel on activism at Distressed Investing 2019. According to his bio:
[Mr. Carr is an] investment professional with 20 years experience around financially distressed companies — from the principal and advisor side — including investing in and leading complex financial restructurings through in and out of court-observed processes globally as well as serving on boards of directors of troubled and reorganized businesses in the U.S. and Europe.
Activism is becoming a feature of distressed investing and special situations. In companies large and small, activist investors have ousted boards, disputed their management through litigation and taken other initiatives to gain an advantage for their interests. Leading experts discuss Windstream Holdings, PICO and the future of activism in distressed investing.
Mr. Carr has overseen restructurings as a board member of companies including LightSquared, Midstates Petroleum Company, Tanker Investments and Sears. Mr. Carr is the chairman of the board of Kaupthing, an Icelandic bank.
Before founding Drivetrain, Mr. Carr worked as an investor at Strategic Value Partners and an attorney at Skadden Arps and Ravin, Sarasohn, Baumgarten, Fisch & Rosen.
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