FTI Consulting Introduces Global Private Capital Advisory Services Offering

Offering Unites Global Industry and Subject-Matter Expertise

Strengthens Coverage with Addition of Industry Veteran Keith Cox

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today introduced the firm’s Private Capital Advisory Services (“PCAS”) offering, which brings together FTI Consulting’s subject-matter and industry expertise to provide comprehensive services globally throughout the deal lifecycle, from origination to transaction and value creation through exit.

“A key differentiator for FTI Consulting is our deep industry experience that gives insight into the complexities and challenges facing specific sectors,” said Brian Kushner, Leader of the PCAS offering and a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “Each of FTI Consulting’s business segments touch private capital in some way, and this coordinated offering allows us to provide clients a full range of services to address their needs at any stage of their lifecycle.”

Faced with an evolving regulatory environment and greater scrutiny around risk, operations and performance, investors and private equity funds need to adapt to changing conditions in global markets. FTI Consulting’s PCAS specialists work with the world’s leading private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices and investment banks to deliver actionable investment theses that identify deal flow for private capital sources and their portfolio companies.

The offering complements FTI Consulting’s existing private equity capabilities in United States and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), providing clients with access to a global team of senior industry and functional experts with a proven track record and experience in transactions throughout the world.

“Private equity firms often must look at crossing borders to achieve success in the current marketplace, and we have handled some of the largest and most complex transactions in recent years,” said Rustom Kharegat, Leader of the EMEA Transaction Services practice and a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “Building on our work in EMEA and coordinating globally will allow us to present clients with actionable solutions to help them deliver enhanced value on a global scale.”

To support the PCAS offering, FTI Consulting has appointed Keith Cox as a Managing Director in Los Angeles, where he will help coordinate relationships with clients to ensure they have access to the full range of FTI Consulting’s services. Mr. Cox, who joins from Hitachi Consulting, brings more than 30 years of investment banking and consulting experience across a range of industries. He has provided pre- and post-closing support, including due diligence, pre-close planning, performance improvement and merger integration to private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

“Private equity firms often have a relatively short window to add value, and in the current economic environment, they have more of an operational and strategic focus than in the past,” Mr. Cox said. “The depth of expertise at FTI Consulting will help clients maximize the return on their investments. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop this offering and have a unique impact on our clients’ businesses.”

About Private Capital Advisory Services
FTI Consulting provides definitive expertise and comprehensive services for the private capital community. Using an industry-first approach, senior experts work with the world’s leading private equity firms, hedge funds and investment banks, providing pragmatic, transaction and execution-oriented services that drive shareholder value throughout the deal life cycle. From origination to exit, FTI Consulting professionals use knowledge-driven skill and experience, focusing on critical financial, commercial and operational opportunities, to help create and enhance enterprise value. Visit www.fticonsulting.com/privatecapital to learn more.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting, Inc.
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Investor Contact:
Mollie Hawkes
+1.617.747.1791
mollie.hawkes@fticonsulting.com

Media Contact:
Matthew Bashalany
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matthew.bashalany@fticonsulting.com 

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