Andrew Cowie has over twenty years of experience providing in- and out-of-court financial restructuring advisory and crisis management services to companies, creditors, equity holders, and third-party purchasers in the workout and financial communities.
He has successfully advised creditors’ committees and creditors including secured lenders, banks, financial institutions, lender groups, bond holders, and unsecured creditors, as well as debtors throughout the bankruptcy and restructuring process in regional, national, and cross-border matters.
Mr. Cowie has specific work experience in executing within and leading teams responsible for turnaround and advisory work covering the analysis of near- and long-term liquidity forecasts, business plans, capital structure assessment, restructuring/bankruptcy planning and strategy, negotiation, and analysis related to asset/whole company sale transactions, assessment of management strengths/weaknesses, bankruptcy planning and process management, reorganization plans, credit agreement amendments and settlements, analysis related to enterprise value and creditor recoveries, and litigation support.
Mr. Cowie has significant industry expertise in building products, infrastructure construction, aviation maintenance and repair, healthcare, retail, oil and gas, telecommunications, chemical production, professional sports, mining, metals production, real estate, mortgage lending, gaming, advertising, paper goods manufacturing, malt beverage production and sales, time share sales/operations, for-profit schools, agriculture, car carrier/auto transport, auto sales and food production.
Before joining BRG, Mr. Cowie was a director at Capstone Advisory Group, LLC (“Capstone”). Prior to Capstone, Mr. Cowie was a director at the Policano & Manzo legacy practice of FTI Consulting. Previously, Mr. Cowie was a manager at Five Continents Financial, Grand Cayman and at Coopers & Lybrand (predecessor firm to PricewaterhouseCoopers), both in Toronto, Canada, and in Grand Cayman.
FTI Consulting, Policano & Manzo
Five Continents Financial
Coopers & Lybrand
Canadian Chartered Accountant
Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
CFA charter holder
Areas of Expertise
York University, Schulich School of Business