Jimmy Saunders is a managing director in the Restructuring Advisory practice, based in the Manchester office. He leverages over 20 years of experience in turnaround advisory and formal corporate restructuring. His role involves advising directors, lenders and other stakeholders on turnaround options, ranging from IBRs, cash-flow support, refinancing and fundraising through to AMA processes, contingency planning and formal insolvency processes. Jimmy has worked across many sectors, focusing on retail, FMCG, manufacturing and the automotive/aerospace industries.

Prior to his current role with Kroll (Duff & Phelps rebranded as Kroll in 2021), Jimmy has worked at the firm through its history of acquisitions. Before that, he worked in the Business Support team of a UK bank for a year and managed a large restructuring project working overseas.

In addition to advising small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and associated stakeholders, Jimmy has led a number of larger cross-border formal restructuring assignments, including the restructuring, turnaround and successful sale of a global Tier 1 automotive supplier and a strategic review and refinancing of an international airport. Jimmy has also overseen the investigation of various fraudulent activities and provided litigation support to clients. Additionally, he has advised several professional services firms, including the solvent restructuring of a large law firm.

Jimmy holds an LLB (Honors) Exon from the University of Exeter. He is an FCCA-qualified accountant and a licensed appointment-taking insolvency practitioner.

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