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Chris Kennedy

Alvarez & MarsalFlagship Building2nd Floor, 70 Harbour DriveGeorge Town, Grand CaymanCayman IslandsKY1-1104

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Kennedy is “an impressive insolvency practitioner” with a wealth of experience in the field. Sources note: “Chris is very commercially minded and always has an excellent grasp of the detail on any job.”


Chris Kennedy is the head of A&M Cayman Islands and is a qualified Cayman Islands insolvency practitioner. With over 13 years of experience, he specialises in corporate advisory, restructuring and insolvency. He also acts as a director on structured finance vehicles in distressed situations. Mr Kennedy has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognised as an expert in the field by Who’s Who Legal.

Since moving to the Cayman Islands in 2009, Mr Kennedy has been appointed as an official, provisional, and voluntary liquidator to several hundred Cayman registered entities. He has experience working with the courts of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, England and Wales, the United States, Switzerland, Portugal, Dubai, Luxembourg, Monaco, Hong Kong and the PRC. In addition, he has been recognised by the US Courts under Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code on multiple occasions.

Mr Kennedy earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and accounting from Dublin Institute of Technology. He is a chartered accountant (Ireland), a CIMA registered director, and an associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) in the UK. He is also a member of the Cayman Island Society for Professional Accountants (CISPA), the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International), the Cayman Island chapter of INSOL and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

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