Brandon Smith, Partner

As an executive and consultant, Brandon Smith has more than 20 years of experience advising companies in areas such as financial reporting, financial and operational restructuring, buy- and sell-side due diligence, and short- and long-term financial forecasting. Brandon has served client across a variety of industries as financial advisor, CRO and in interim leadership roles guiding businesses through complex out-of-court and bankruptcy proceedings.

In addition to CR3 Partners, Brandon’s restructuring experience includes time with Arthur Andersen, FTI Consulting and Deloitte. His work with distressed companies around asset sales and divestitures, operational liquidations and reorganizations and refinancing efforts has resulted in extreme recovery results for lenders.

Representative Experience

  • Adviser to distressed $200MM OCTG pipe distributor through a successful out of court restructuring.
  • Adviser to senior lenders of on-shore E&P concern during a Chapter 11 process which resulted in a recapitalization through which the senior lenders achieved a paydown and with the balance returned to a performing status.
  • Adviser to equity group in successful acquisition of a $1B mining company operating in Chapter 11.
  • Adviser to $700MM family-owned agribusiness during an out-of-court restructuring that resulted in 100% recovery for lenders and no equity dilution.
  • Adviser to a chain of 68 fast-food restaurants through a Chapter 11 procedure.
  • Served as interim management for $300MM retail company during Chapter 11. Liquidated unprofitable operations resulting in a 100% recovery for unsecured creditors.
  • Advisor to $2B metals processing company during Chapter 11. Assisted with formulation of the plan of reorganization.

Contact Information

E-mail: brandon.smith@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (832) 647-9539
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Industries

  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Transportation

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Louisiana State University
  • M.B.A., Rice University
  • Certified Turnaround Professional

Brandon Smith, Partner

Contact Information

E-mail: brandon.smith@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (832) 647-9539
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Transportation

As an executive and consultant, Brandon Smith has more than 20 years of experience advising companies in areas such as financial reporting, financial and operational restructuring, buy- and sell-side due diligence, and short- and long-term financial forecasting. Brandon has served client across a variety of industries as financial advisor, CRO and in interim leadership roles guiding businesses through complex out-of-court and bankruptcy proceedings.

In addition to CR3 Partners, Brandon’s restructuring experience includes time with Arthur Andersen, FTI Consulting and Deloitte. His work with distressed companies around asset sales and divestitures, operational liquidations and reorganizations and refinancing efforts has resulted in extreme recovery results for lenders.

Representative Experience

  • Adviser to distressed $200MM OCTG pipe distributor through a successful out of court restructuring.
  • Adviser to senior lenders of on-shore E&P concern during a Chapter 11 process which resulted in a recapitalization through which the senior lenders achieved a paydown and with the balance returned to a performing status.
  • Adviser to equity group in successful acquisition of a $1B mining company operating in Chapter 11.
  • Adviser to $700MM family-owned agribusiness during an out-of-court restructuring that resulted in 100% recovery for lenders and no equity dilution.
  • Adviser to a chain of 68 fast-food restaurants through a Chapter 11 procedure.
  • Served as interim management for $300MM retail company during Chapter 11. Liquidated unprofitable operations resulting in a 100% recovery for unsecured creditors.
  • Advisor to $2B metals processing company during Chapter 11. Assisted with formulation of the plan of reorganization.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Louisiana State University
  • M.B.A., Rice University
  • Certified Turnaround Professional

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