- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 832 667 5065
- F: +1 713 353 5459
- Suite 3500
- 1301 McKinney Street
- Houston, TX, 77010
- United States
- T: +1 800 349 9990
- F: +1 713 353 5459
- B.B.A., Finance, University of Houston
- M.B.A., Houston Baptist University
- Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)
- Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
- Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Global Board of Trustees
- Corporate Finance
- Energy, Power & Products
Michael Bui specializes in liquidity forecast development, business plan development and analyses, collateral evaluations and recovery assessment, and contingency planning. His industry experience includes engineering and construction, oilfield services, exploration and production, power and other industrial sectors. Mr. Bui has close to 15 years of corporate recovery, corporate finance and financial advisory experience.
Representing private and public companies, as well as lenders, Mr. Bui has advised clients on covenant negotiations, bankruptcy preparation, acquisitions and market assessment. Most recently, Mr. Bui was financial advisor to TNT Crane & Rigging in it its filing of a Chapter 11 to execute a prepackaged plan of reorganization. Prior to that, Mr. Bui was financial advisor ExGen Texas Power, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp. and owner of five natural gas power plants during its bankruptcy and sales process. Mr. Bui also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of a gas-to-liquids company guiding the company through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and sale process.
Other notable engagements include McDermott International, Dolphin Drilling AS, Pacific Drilling S.A., Willbros Group, Inc., RockPile Energy Services, a private engineering and fabrication company, a publicly traded mid-continent exploration and production (“E&P”) company, a publicly traded Louisiana and Texas focused E&P company, a publicly-traded downhole tools and chemicals company, Big West Oil, and several other confidential matters.
Prior to rejoining FTI Consulting, Mr. Bui was a Senior Manager of Project Controls and Business Management with KBR’s Saudi Arabian Joint Venture. The joint venture provided engineering services to the oil and gas and infrastructure industry. In this role, he was responsible for business management matters, including financial planning and analysis, project controls (cost, planning and estimating) and major pursuit analysis. Mr. Bui began his professional career at KBR, where he provided analytical support for business acquisitions, investor relations and other corporate finance matters. Mr. Bui played integral roles in KBR's $511 million initial public offering and subsequent split-off of Halliburton.
Awards and recognitions Mr. Bui has received include: Turnaround Award, Restructuring of ExGen Texas Power and Divestment of Handley Power to Exelon, The M&A Advisor (2018); Deal of the Year, Restructuring Mid Market, Global M&A Network (2018); Emerging Leader Award, Service Professional category, The M&A Advisor (2017); Turnaround Award, Energy Deal of the Year, The M&A Advisor (2017); and Transaction of the Year, Juniper GTL, Turnaround Management Association (2017).