WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Daniel Klausner as a Managing Director in the firm's Office of the CFO Solutions practice. He will be based in New York City.
Mr. Klausner has extensive capital markets experience advising companies, shareholders, private equity and venture capital firms in the United States and internationally on corporate event readiness, including initial public offerings (IPO), divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising and investment banking project management. He also brings broad expertise across a range of industries to the firm, including oil and gas, consumer and retail, financial institutions, industrials, healthcare, technology and media. Most recently, Mr. Klausner was the Head of Equity Corporate Finance, Americas within the Equity Capital Markets group at UBS Investment Bank, where he advised clients on structuring, capitalization, pre-IPO readiness, capital raising, due diligence, corporate governance, timing, positioning, valuation and pricing strategy.
In his new role, Mr. Klausner's focus will be on advising clients that are facing transformational events such as an IPO, divestiture, carve-out, merger or acquisition. He will be responsible for managing the path to the event across all critical work streams.
"Daniel's capital markets and corporate finance expertise combine perfectly to meet the rising demand from our clients for services related to corporate event readiness and capital markets advisory. Clients are increasingly seeking advice on the management of their organization well before any kind of corporate event. Daniel will be a tremendously valuable addition as we work to advise and support our clients through transformational events in today's increasingly complex landscape," said Elliot Fuhr, Senior Managing Director and Leader of the firm's Office of the CFO Solutions practice.Mr. Klausner commented, "I am looking forward to joining a group that is able to provide credible solutions to companies around event readiness and corporate finance advisory and understands the challenges faced by companies that are undergoing a transformational event. FTI Consulting excels in acting as a trusted advisor to its clients, and I am excited to be part of the team."