Bruno Arboit is a managing director in the Hong Kong office and leads the Restructuring and Disputes practice in Greater China. Bruno began his accountancy career in Australia and has more than 30 years of experience, predominantly in the corporate recovery, forensic accounting, and litigation support area, including 11 years working with KPMG both in Australia and Hong Kong. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over 25 years.
Prior to joining Kroll, Bruno was the founder and managing partner of Zolfo Cooper Asia, which was acquired by Kroll in January 2019. Bruno has considerable experience in acting for both directors and creditors of companies facing financial difficulties and has undertaken numerous special investigations and business reviews involving the assessment of financial viability and the formulation of recovery strategies. His work experience also includes providing expert opinion in shareholder, commercial and matrimonial disputes, valuations and fraud investigations.
Bruno is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), holder of the HKICPA Specialist Designation in Insolvency accreditation, a Fellow of CPA Australia, a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is an experienced insolvency practitioner, having undertaken numerous court appointments, and has written a number of published articles on corporate recovery related matters, including the operation of insolvency law in Hong Kong and the PRC.
Positions previously held by Bruno include: Member of the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform as appointed by Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Chairman of the HKICPA Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty Executive Committee; board director of INSOL International, the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals; and director and presenter for all insolvency courses administered by the HKICPA.
Independent expert analysis, testimony, advice and investigations for complex disputes and projects.
Financial and operational restructuring and enforcement of security, including investigation, preservation and realization of assets for investors, lenders and companies.