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Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

Alvarez & MarsalFlagship Building, PO Box 25072nd Floor, 70 Harbour DriveGeorge Town, Grand CaymanCayman IslandsKY1-1104

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Global Leader

Asset Recovery - Experts 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"Chris is very commercial and easy to work with"
"His careful and meticulous preparation allows him to provide 'off the cuff' responses to difficult questions from stakeholders in a manner that inspires confidence"
"He gets exceptional results"
"His grasp of the detail of a case is second to none"

Biography

Chris Kennedy is a Managing Director of the A&M Cayman Islands team and is a qualified Cayman Islands Insolvency Practitioner. With over 15 years’ experience, he specializes in corporate advisory, restructuring and insolvency. He also acts as a director in distressed situations. Mr. Kennedy has developed a reputation as an industry leader in the offshore restructuring market and has been recognized as an expert in the field by “Who’s Who Legal.”

Since moving to the Cayman Islands in 2009, Mr. Kennedy has been appointed to act as a voluntary, provisional or official liquidator, inspector, receiver and director. These engagements vary in nature from consensual, soft-wind solutions for solvent entities, through to litigious, multi-jurisdictional fraud investigations and asset recovery focused liquidations. Mr. Kennedy has a deep background with cross-border liquidations, with experience in leading engagements spanning the US, South America, Europe, the Middle-East and Asia and he is often engaged on matters involving close cooperation with colleagues in the US, Dubai, Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.

Mr. Kennedy 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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Kennedy is highlighted for his outstanding cross-border experience as well as his handling of diversifying assets.

Biography

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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