Paul Bishop is a highly experienced practitioner who is highlighted by sources as “a leading figure” in the field. He wins praise for his work on both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Paul Bishop is a senior managing director in the FTI Consulting corporate finance/restructuring practice and is based in Toronto. Mr Bishop has more than 30 years of international insolvency and restructuring experience and has practised in Canada, Great Britain and Bermuda. His areas of expertise include advising troubled company stakeholders; the formulation and implementation of reorganisation strategies; business rescues and turnarounds.
In 2008 Mr Bishop, along with four colleagues, launched FTI’s operations in Canada. Prior to joining FTI, Mr Bishop was a partner in the restructuring practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto.
Mr Bishop holds a BA with honours in economics from the University of Sheffield. He is a chartered insolvency and restructuring professional, a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, a member of the Turnaround Management Association and a licensed trustee in bankruptcy.
Recent experience includes acting as financial adviser, and subsequently court-appointed monitor in the Sears Canada CCAA proceedings; the Canwest Publishing CCAA proceedings; and the Cinram International Inc CCAA proceedings. He was court-appointed monitor in the Golftown CCAA proceedings; restructuring adviser to a leading oil and gas construction company; and adviser to cross-border syndicate of lenders to a leading North American marketing company. He also acted as a financial adviser to a leading multinational generic drug manufacturer; a leading multinational CPG company; the secured lenders to an Asian coal mining company; the Source by Circuit City in the Radio Shack CCAA proceedings; and the lenders to New Food Classics (acting subsequently as court-appointed monitor).