Insolvency Institute

Harvey Tepner

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11 Fifth Avenue ,
New York, 10003

T. 929-265-2111

Private Equity & Buyouts
Independent Board Member
Corporate Governance
Corporate Reorganizations
Mergers & Acquisitions
Distressed M&A
Alternative Investments


Independent corporate director and private investor. Former senior executive of WL Ross & Co., a private equity firm and alternative asset manager, and a partner in the WL Ross funds. Extensive experience sourcing, structuring and managing portfolio investments and companies, as well as investments in stressed and distressed loans and debt securities.

Expertise encompasses reorganizations and restructurings, the acquisition and sale of businesses including businesses in chapter 11 across numerous industries, business strategy and planning, corporate governance, corporate and leverage finance.

Board member of Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc., a $16 billion marketing and distribution company, Alpha Natural Resources Holdings, Inc., a metallurgical and thermal coal producer that emerged from Chapter 11 in 2016, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, a leading co-financier and co-producer of filmed entertainment, Nine West West Holdings, Inc. (previously Jones Apparel Group), a designer, marketer and wholesaler of women’s apparel, and Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., an international outdoor advertising company. Previously served on the boards of several public and private companies, including WL Ross portfolio companies in the United States, India and Brazil, where he had an instrumental role in fostering their turnarounds and success.

In 2016 was appointed an independent director of Zochem Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of publicly traded Horsehead Holding Corp. during its proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code,becoming interim Chairman of Horsehead Holding LLC upon its emergence from chapter 11.

Prior experience with Rothschild, Dillon, Read & Co. (acquired by UBS), Loeb Partners and Compass Advisors.

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