Amir Agam is a senior managing director in the turnaround and restructuring practice. He has more than 20 years of experience in advising companies that are undergoing significant transitions and serving in interim management positions, such as chief financial officer and chief restructuring officer.
Mr Agam’s experience includes advising on complex restructuring and turnaround situations in out-of-court restructurings and formal bankruptcy proceedings. Mr Agam’s experience also include business plan development and review; cash flow forecasting; liquidity management; development of accounting and finance function capabilities; identification and implementation of cost reductions; negotiation restructuring plans; bankruptcy planning and execution; obtaining financing; business and asset sales; and maintaining operations during transitions.
Mr Agam served as the CRO of Open Road Films, a film distribution company, prior to and during its bankruptcy where he conducted negotiations with secured lenders on financing and operational issues, managed bankruptcy filing and sale process, operational issues, and cash forecasting/liquidity management, resulting in the successful selling of the company’s assets in a complex 363 sale.
Mr Agam served as interim CFO for a sports events company upon its acquisition as a private equity portfolio company, where he built finance department capabilities, including cash forecasting and management.
Mr Agam holds a BA with honours in business economics, with a minor in accounting, from the University of California; and an MBA with honours from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified turnaround professional and a certified insolvency and restructuring adviser. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, the Turnaround Management Association and the Financial Lawyers Conference.