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Joel Amico has more than 12 years of professional experience in restructuring, investment banking and finance. He has advised diverse businesses and worked across numerous industry sectors, including aerospace, automotive, commercial vehicle, consumer, equipment rental, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. He has provided advisory services to debtors and creditors in both in-court and out-of-court turnarounds and financial restructurings. He also has created strategic and financial solutions for clients and executed transactions involving M&A, equity and debt. Joel’s background includes business plan analysis, cash flow modeling, financial projections development, liquidation analysis and valuation.

Professional Experience

Most recently, Joel served as financial advisor to the lenders of a media company and restructuring advisor to a for-profit education institution. He advised Preferred Sands, a leading producer of hydraulic fracturing and resin-coated sand, on its turnaround and restructuring. Joel also advised Southern Air in its bankruptcy.

Joel served as restructuring advisor to the secured lenders of a leading global replicator of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and CDs, and was pre-bankruptcy advisor to a nationwide retail provider of medical aesthetic procedures. Other advisory assignments include the bankruptcy restructurings of Penn Traffic, NationsRent and Hedstrom Corporation.

Joel’s investment banking experience includes advising clients on a wide range of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and restructurings.

Originally joining Zolfo Cooper in 2000, Joel rejoined the firm in 2011. As an investment banker, Joel worked in the global industrial group at UBS and the consumer group at Barclays Capital after earning his M.B.A. Joel began his career in commercial finance at Bank of America.

Education, Certification & Professional Affiliations

  • M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago
  • B.A. in economics from Boston College
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
  • Series 7 & 63 designations