Brent Williams

Managing Director
New York Capital Advisory | Special Situations +1 (212) 257-7750
I strive to understand my client’s needs and objectives to ensure we develop tailored and appropriate options.

For over 25 years, Brent has provided advisory on operational and financial restructurings, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising services to stakeholders in stressed and distressed situations. He advises companies, lenders, creditors, directors, unions and government agencies. Brent is responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing debt and equity restructurings, recapitalizations, distressed capital raises and distressed sell-side and buy-side assignments. In addition, Brent leverages extensive lender relationships to deliver strategic, bespoke financing alternatives for clients requiring structured or specialized financing solutions.

Brent has advised in situations across the globe and has been involved in more than 100 restructuring transactions, involving over $125 billion of debt and $40 billion of distressed M&A deals. He has also advised in some of the largest restructurings involving rights offerings. Brent has testified on more than 30 bankruptcy related matters.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Brent was head of restructuring at Teneo Capital and a managing director in the restructuring group of Duff & Phelps. He started his career at KPMG in Canada and was a licensed trustee in bankruptcy in the Province of Ontario.

Brent earned a Bachelor of Commerce (with honors) from Carleton University. He is a certified public accountant.

Perspectives featuring Brent Williams

Webinar | Analyzing Automotive Investment Opportunities in a Volatile Environment

On June 4, 2020, experts in the automotive supply sector from Lincoln International and Conway MacKenzie hosted a panel discussion providing valuable insights regarding the current industry outlook and recovery… Read More

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News & Media featuring Brent Williams

Lincoln International Awarded M&A Advisor Chapter 11 Reorganization and Restructuring Deal of the Year Awards

Lincoln International is pleased to share that we have received The M&A Advisor’s Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year ($100-$250 million) and Restructuring Deal of the Year ($250-$500 million) awards.… Read More

Lincoln International Awarded M&A Advisor Restructuring Deal of the Year

Lincoln International is pleased to announce that we have been awarded The M&A Advisor’s Restructuring Deal of the Year (between $250 million – $1 billion). This accolade exemplifies our U.S.… Read More

Lincoln International Recognized with Two 2021 Turnaround Management Association Awards

Lincoln International is pleased to have won two Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA’s) 2021 Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Awards. Lincoln won the Small Company Award for the Valeritas transaction, led by… Read More

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