Carl Marks Advisors provides a unique combination of market leading investment banking and financial advisory skills to deliver the best advice to creditor groups in a restructuring.

We deploy our strategic insights to create and bargain for the highest recoveries.  We also have vast experience in providing independent valuations and fairness opinions to various enterprise stakeholders.

Financial Advisory Services
We have a longstanding track record of successful experience in restructuring situations.

  • Secured Lender Advisory
    We have advised numerous lenders on protecting their collateral position, devising strategies to maximize claims, and implementing those strategies to derive value in even the most challenging situations. 
  • Unsecured Creditor Committee Advisory
    Our team of advisors provides both transactional investment banking expertise and financial advisory skills. This is a unique combination that offers a forceful solution for unsecured creditors committees.
  • Liquidation/Trustee Services
    Carl Marks Advisors provides effective post-confirmation services acting as liquidating trustee or plan administrator. With our heritage as a multi-faceted merchant banking organization, we provide our clients with all the necessary resources, including in-house accountants, chief financial officers, and office staff to assist in managing claims and distributions.

Valuation Services
Carl Marks Advisors has provided valuations in virtually every industry. Our experts have a wealth of experience on Wall Street and deliver educated, objective perspectives to a wide variety of constituencies, including shareholders, lenders, and mezzanine capital providers. We employ an in-depth analytic process and apply our own personal experiences as owners and operators to every situation.

  • Valuations
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Shareholder and Partnership disputes
  • Lender valuation services