The new year has ushered in a further wave of COVID-related restrictions, putting the brakes on businesses across Europe accelerating out of the pandemic in 2021. So how can companies find the confidence to shift gears from such a heavy focus on immediate survival to more forward-looking value creation?
Join AlixPartners Managing Directors Jeff Drake and Glen Fietta as they share their experiences and insights on how businesses can best navigate a continued uncertain market environment, and how they have taken rapid action to mitigate losses and improve sustainability. Looking forward, we will examine how leaders can transition their businesses to refocus on long-term value creation.
About the speaker/s
Jeff Drake, AlixPartners, Managing Director, London
Specialises in operational turnaround and restructurings, including operating and capex cost optimisation, organisation streamlining and business planning.
Prior to AlixPartners, numerous senior executive roles within the logistics and transport industries.
Recently worked with businesses highly impacted by COVID including in advertising, media, oil / gas, transportation and logistics.
Glen Fietta, AlixPartners, Managing Director, London
Specialises in financial turnaround and restructurings, including liquidity management, business planning, management of financial stakeholders.
Regularly takes interim management positions – CRO, CFO, COO
Recently worked with businesses highly impacted by COVID including in leisure, hospitality, airlines, entertainment, logistics.
About our hosts
Arjun Malhotra, Houlihan Lokey
Mr. Malhotra is a member of Houlihan Lokey's Financial Restructuring Group in London. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Malhotra worked in financial restructuring and special situations at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he advised companies across the full capital structure as well as provided merger, acquisition, and defence advice. Prior to Perella Weinberg Partners, Mr. Malhotra was a member of the UK investment banking coverage team at Citi, providing corporate finance advice. He started his career at KPMG UK, working in investment advisory.
Jessica Liew, AlixPartners, Senior Vice President, London
Experience in the area of restructuring advisory specialising in financial turnaround and restructurings, including liquidity management, business planning and value creation. Recently worked with businesses highly impacted by COVID including in retail, entertainment and logistics. Previously advised in a diverse range of industries including private equity, leisure and hospitality.