Derek Church

Managing Director, Restructuring

Farber - Calgary, Canada

Contact Information

  • 1816 Crowchild Trail NW , Suite 700, Calgary AB, Canada T2M 3Y7, , ,
  • +1 587 747 7592
  • Restructuring, Business Modelling & Analytics, Debt Financing, Business Financing, Equity Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Divestitures, Business Valuations, Dispute Resolution, Fraud, Forensics & Asset Recovery, Estate Trustee During Litigation, Litigation Support, Interim Management, Executive Search, Fractional CFO, Training & Coaching, Business Strategy, Operational Excellence, Process Automation, Procurement & Expense Reduction, Organisation Design, Change Management, Turnaround, IT Consulting
  • Restructuring & Turnaround Professional

Derek has experience advising corporate clients and their stakeholders in both informal and formal restructurings. His most recent experience consists of a director role, internal to a lending institution, assisting the organization in restructuring their complex distressed accounts in Western Canada.

Derek has advised on and executed in the following situations:

  • senior secured facility restructuring and workouts
  • syndicated credit facility restructuring and workouts
  • distressed lending and refinancing
  • distressed going concern sale
  • informal restructuring and turnaround advisory
  • lender advisory
  • Companies Credit Arrangement Act (CCAA) proceedings
  • Division 1 Proposals under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA)
  • court-appointed and private-appointment receiverships
  • corporate bankruptcies

His experience is across a wide range of industries. With a focus on Alberta and Western Canada, his deepest expertise is in the energy & resources sector—specifically oil and gas. Other industry experience includes, real estate (commercial, industrial, multi-family and hospitality), mining and resource extraction, logistics and transportation, manufacturing and automotive.