RAYMOND LI

Director
New York
rayli@zolfocooper.com
+1 212 561 4173

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Raymond Li has over 12 years of advisory experience across numerous business sectors, including energy, industrials, professional services, hospitality and retail. He has provided financial advisory and interim management support in a variety of turnarounds and restructurings. He has experience working-on-the ground with company management as well as alongside lenders, creditors and other financial stakeholders. Raymond is proficient in all areas of the turnaround and restructuring process, including business plan development, operational due diligence, asset sales, valuation/recovery analysis, liquidity management, budget analysis and financial planning.

Professional Experience

Raymond has been advising the second-priority senior secured noteholders of Caesars Entertainment and the unsecured creditors of A&P.

Previously he advised the committee of unsecured creditors, including convertible bondholders, of Exide Technologies. Raymond also advised global law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, supporting the settlement efforts of the CRO and achieving the fastest resolution on record for a bankruptcy of its kind.

Notable prior assignments include serving as: financial advisor to Flying J (integrated oil and gas conglomlerate) through a successful in-court restructuring; financial advisor to the Viceroy Anguilla (luxury hotel and villa residences), for corporate finance and bankruptcy support during a sale process; financial advisor to a group of bondholders for a potential acquisition of Blockbuster (media company); financial advisor to the secured lenders of Wastequip (industrial products) in a successful out-of-court debt exchange; and financial advisor to the bankruptcy Examiner in Dynegy (power generation and transmission), analyzing prior transactions and developing a comprehensive valuation analysis.

Raymond began his career at KPMG in its corporate consulting group.

Education, Certification & Professional Affiliations

  • B.S. (dual-degree) in business administration and information systems from Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University
  • Member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors