CEO: Simon Freakley
Investigations, Disputes, & Risk Leaders: Louis Dudney and Steven Ambort
Number of professionals: 2000+
Overview & History:
AlixPartners is a global consulting firm that has worked with clients around the world for nearly forty years, helping businesses respond to challenges when everything is on the line – from urgent performance improvement to complex restructuring, from risk mitigation to accelerated transformation.
While the firm pioneered the approach to turnaround and restructuring, today AlixPartners has a diverse service offering, including digital, investigations, disputes & risk, mergers & acquisitions, transformative leadership, performance improvement, and turnaround and restructuring. They regularly work with law firms, corporate boards and management, investment banks, and investors on navigating business challenges. The firm has deep industry expertise embedded within its services, with consultants who have served as senior industry leaders, and the teams regularly work together across services and geographies.
Investigations, Disputes & Risk
AlixPartners investigations, disputes, and risk practice offers capabilities across a broad spectrum of offerings that encompass every stage of legal and regulatory processes, striving to maximise value and minimise risk.
Corporate Governance, Risk, and Operational Compliance
AlixPartners’ team develops and implements organisational changes, cross-functional policies, as well as processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of oversight, reporting, and compliance operations. The firm assists management teams to develop and manage remediation plans and implement controls. AlixPartners also oversees compliance remediation efforts, design and implement controls, and serves as government-appointed monitors.
Data Analytics & Interpretation
AlixPartners’ experts extract, organise, validate, and analyse data from complex IT environments, implementing tools to provide meaningful insights through visualisations of significant volumes of data.
AlixPartners’ team of accountants, economists, and financial analysts serve as expert witnesses to address financial, accounting, operational and economic aspects of litigation and international arbitration matters. The firm’s services include analyses of liability issues, damages causation, and damages quantification in a variety of situations including M&A transaction disputes, breaches of contract, joint venture and partnership disputes, fraud, intellectual property disputes, business interruption, real estate and construction litigation as well as determinations of lost profits.
AlixPartners’ expert economists work on antitrust, litigation, and economic regulation, as well as commercial issues related to pricing, strategy, government policy, and taxation.
AlixPartners provides and utilises tools to support unstructured data collection, processing, analytics and hosting for clients in litigation and non-litigation contexts globally.
Financial Markets and Trading Analysis
AlixPartners regularly works with clients undergoing regulatory investigations regarding trading desk conduct, recreating and examining forensic trading data and trader interactions, developing market pricing models, and estimating damages.
AlixPartners’ forensic accountants conduct investigations into allegations involving the propriety of accounting and financial reporting, fraud, asset misappropriation, bribery, money laundering, and other financial crime schemes. They enhance controls to mitigate the risk of future misconduct and report findings and progress to boards, government entities, and counsel.
AlixPartners’ valuation experts address M&A disputes, bankruptcy issues, cross-border intellectual property transfers, ESOPs, complex financial instruments, and derivatives.
AlixPartners advises on equity and debt raising, refinancing, debt restructuring, and M&A, combining transactional, operational, and restructuring expertise.