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Andrew M. Simon

Managing Director
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Andy Simon is an experienced restructuring advisor who has been consulting troubled companies and their stakeholders for nearly 20 years. He has practiced both as an attorney and as a certified public accountant in bankruptcy cases and other insolvency proceedings for debtors and creditors. Andy has particular experience representing buyers and sellers of distressed assets as well as troubled companies, lenders, indenture trustees and creditor groups in both Section 363 transactions and out-of-court asset sales.

Andy recently represented a secured lender group in the successful appointment of a receiver for the repayment of a healthcare group’s $75 million loan.  Additional recent engagements include advisory work to companies in in the mining (three separate gold mining companies, including 2 publicly-traded), oil and gas (E&P company with over $2 billion in debt), environmental services (privately-held remediation company), food (multi-billion dollar cooperatively-held beef and pork producer) and hospitality (privately-held restaurant group) industries, in addition to others.

Select Experience:

$2 billion+ Oil and Gas Producer – Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

$100 million Nursing Home Management Company – Advisor to the Senior Secured Lender Group

Flat Out Crazy LLC (Flat Top Grill & Stir Crazy restaurant group) – Chapter 11 Advisor to the Debtors in Possession

Midway Gold – Chapter 11 Advisor to the Debtors in Possession

Veris Gold – Chapter 15 Advisor to the U.S. Debtors

Santa Fe Gold – Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

50+ Location Skilled Nursing Home Operator Advisor to Senior Secured Lender

Constellation Enterprises – Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

US Airways – Financial Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Farmland Industries – Financial Advisor to the Bondholders’ Committee

Previous Experience

Before joining Oxford Restructuring Advisors, Andy was a practicing attorney at Squire Patton Boggs and Calfee, Halter & Griswold for 12 years.  Prior to a career in law, he was an advisor at a boutique investment bank focused on troubled companies and their creditor groups, primarily in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has also practiced as a certified public accountant and worked in the transactions advisory services group of a Big 4 accounting firm, advising on cash flow M&A due diligence and cash flow analyses.

Education & Professional Organizations

Andy earned his B.B.A. in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Northwestern University.  He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is a frequent speaker and author on bankruptcy topics.

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