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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Edward Middleton is held in high esteem by market sources for his adept handling of fraud and asset recovery proceedings. 

Biography

Edward Middleton is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Restructuring group in Hong Kong. He brings more than 20 years of experience working throughout Asia.

Mr Middleton’s notable assignments include: serving as lead liquidator of Lehman Brothers’ operations in Asia; leading the financial restructuring of the state owned Vietnam Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (Vinashin) via a UK scheme of arrangement; leading the financial restructuring of China’s Evergrande Real Estate Group; and acting as financial advisor to CIC in the restructuring of Bumi Resources in Indonesia.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Middleton served as a managing director at Houlihan Lokey, where he was Co-Head of its Asian Financial Restructuring Group. This position followed a long tenure as a partner of KPMG China, where he led its restructuring and insolvency business in China and the Asia-Pacific region for 10 years.

Mr Middleton earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and of INSOL International, and is a member of International Insolvency Institute.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Edward Middleton is held in high esteem by market sources for his adept handling of fraud and asset recovery proceedings.

Biography

Edward Middleton is a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Restructuring group in Hong Kong. He brings more than 20 years of experience working throughout Asia.

Mr Middleton’s notable assignments include: serving as lead liquidator of Lehman Brothers’ operations in Asia; leading the financial restructuring of the state owned Vietnam Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (Vinashin) via a UK scheme of arrangement; leading the financial restructuring of China’s Evergrande Real Estate Group; and acting as financial advisor to CIC in the restructuring of Bumi Resources in Indonesia.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr Middleton served as a managing director at Houlihan Lokey, where he was Co-Head of its Asian Financial Restructuring Group. This position followed a long tenure as a partner of KPMG China, where he led its restructuring and insolvency business in China and the Asia-Pacific region for 10 years.

Mr Middleton earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and of INSOL International, and is a member of International Insolvency Institute.

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