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Christopher J. Kearns

Managing Director
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Overview

Christopher Kearns is the co-head of BRG’s Corporate Finance practice; he specializes in providing financial restructuring advisory services, crisis management services, and expert testimony in the troubled company and corporate finance environment. He has represented all parties-in-interest in various complex restructuring and bankruptcy matters and has served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Responsible Officer, Receiver, and Trustee. Mr. Kearns has rendered expert testimony in multiple jurisdictions on matters involving valuation, lost profits, solvency, credit analysis, liquidation and recovery analysis, and other issues in distressed situations. He has advised major investment banks and potential purchasers on acquisition strategies and post-merger integration.

Prior to joining BRG, Mr. Kearns was a co-founder of Capstone Advisory Group, LLC (“Capstone”) and a member of the firm. Before co-founding Capstone, Mr. Kearns was a Senior Managing Director at the Policano & Manzo legacy practice of FTI Consulting, and he was also with the predecessor firm Kahn Consulting. Mr. Kearns also spent 3 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb in assignments that included assistant corporate controller. He also spent 10 years in the mergers and acquisitions group and the audit practice of a major international public accounting firm.

Education

Iona College
BBA, Accounting 

Employment History

Policano & Manzo (FTI Consulting)
Senior managing director

Kahn Consulting
Co-leader

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Assistant corporate controller

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Professional Affiliations

AICPA

New York State Society of CPAs

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors