BTG Global Advisory Announces Further Expansion

Posted On: 4th July 2016
BTG Global Advisory Announces Further Expansion

  BTG Global Advisory (BTG GA), a leading international alliance of independent restructuring and financial advisory firms, is pleased to announce further expansion of its global reach with the appointment of Matuson & Associates, a restructuring and insolvency firm focused on preserving and maximising enterprise value, based in South Africa.

Matuson & Associates is one of the premier South African Turnaround and Business Rescue practices. It was founded in 2009 and has a multi-disciplinary team of 14 professionals with vast experience across sectors including retail, automotive, property and mining. Matuson & Associates provides a wide range of services including business advisory services, valuations, interim and crisis management, as well as restructuring and transition services.

Matuson & Associates’ appointment further enhances the international footprint of BTG Global Advisory, which launched on 1 June 2015 and now includes nine members across multiple jurisdictions:

Nigel Atkinson, Chief Executive of BTG Global Advisory, said:
"We are thrilled to welcome Matuson & Associates and the enhanced capabilities they bring to our growing international alliance, as we work together to build a truly global network that allows clients to access specialist expert advice across all of the major sectors and business territories. 

“The expansion of our BTG GA footprint into South Africa and Sub-Saharan territories with Matuson & Associates’ specialist expertise and business acumen will significantly expand our knowledge across various sectors and we look forward to working with the team going forward.”

Leslie Matuson, Principal at Matuson & Associates said:
“There is a tremendous opportunity for us to work with BTG Global Advisory, one of the world’s largest independent specialist insolvency and restructuring practices. We look forward to working alongside the team and expanding our capabilities by leveraging their global presence and expertise."

Posted By: Nigel Atkinson

Posted On: 4th July 2016

Nigel has 34 years corporate recovery and restructuring advisory experience. He joined the firm in 2003 and is based in the London office. Prior to joining, he was a partner at Deloitte and subsequently took up CRO positions at various companies undergoing restructuring.

Nigel has experience in many business sectors and he specialises in airlines/transport, property and construction, manufacturing, finance and leisure.

Some of his larger cases include Silverjet Plc, British Island Airways Plc, Courtney Pope Plc, Clares Equipment Holdings, Willaire Group Plc, Figurehead Finance Plc, Abingworth Plc, Edencorp Leisure Plc, Mowat Group Plc, Rush & Tompkins Plc, Danair and Alitalia.

Nigel was the Joint Editor of “Guide to Insolvency in Europe” published by CCH Editions.