Alix Partners

When it really matters

6 New St Square, Holborn, London, EC4A 3BF

Transformation Operational Improvement Mergers & Acquisitions

We are a results-driven global consulting firm that specialises in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges

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Team Size 500+
Established 1981

We are a results-driven global consulting firm that specialises in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges

AlixPartners has worked with clients around the world for nearly forty years, helping businesses respond to challenges when everything is on the line—from urgent performance improvement to complex restructuring, from risk mitigation to accelerated transformation.

Each project is different, but they all have one thing in common—a need for decisive, informed, and often urgent action. And because that need is at the heart of everything we do, it has come to shape every aspect of our business.

The way we work—with our clients, as well as each other—is as much a part of who we are as what we actually do. It’s what makes us different—and the partner of choice for some of the world’s most successful as well as some of the most challenged companies, when it really matterssm.

At AlixPartners, your passion becomes your career. You’ll work alongside the top professionals in your field in an exciting, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture.

You’ll sit shoulder-to-shoulder with owners, boards, and CEOs to address the issues that sit at the top of their agendas – and often become front-page news. Whether your background is in industry, technology, business, consulting, or corporate services, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the futures of the businesses across the globe.

One-firm approach

Because we are a single, global entity with a shared culture, we offer more opportunities for collaboration, learning, development, and international exposure.

Independent thought

As a results-focused team, we offer truly independent advice and work together to solve the most difficult and intractable problems facing businesses today.

Practical solutions. Fast

We work in small teams and partner with senior executives to deliver practical solutions to urgent matters — fast.

Career Growth

At AlixPartners, career growth is not a one-size-fits-all progression based on tenure but instead one that is propelled by high performance, initiative, and impact. Our entrepreneurial culture enables our people to create distinctive career paths aligned with the firm’s business and tailored to their individual experiences, passions, and interests.

Founders & Leaders

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Azeem Ahmed

Director

Azeem uses his experience as a corporate finance expert to lead a wide range of complex M&A transactions. He has almost 15 years of M&A experience, including leading both buy sides and sell sides, public and private transactions, minority investments, and strategic reviews. Azeem gained his expertise by advising corporate and private-equity clients in the broader consumer sector, including the areas of food, leisure, retail, and other fast-moving-consumer-goods verticals—principally in the United Kingdom and Europe. Azeem has a Master of Science in finance and economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Steve Ambort

Managing Director, Regional Community Leader

Steve serves as Global Co-leader for the Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. Steve has over 30 years’ experience advising clients in financial and data related solutions arising from litigation, regulatory, financial, and operational issues. He has substantial expertise in regulatory and litigation matters, having led engagements in the determination of economic damages, including in business interruption claims. In addition, Steve has led numerous projects involving unstructured and structured data sets. Steve was previously a partner in the financial advisory services group of Deloitte LLP and a managing director at Navigant Consulting.

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Simon Appell

Managing Director Regional Community Leader

Simon is a licensed insolvency practitioner who brings more than 30 years of experience in assisting companies and their stakeholders as they contend with financial, strategic, and operational challenges. Simon’s clients benefit from his expertise in the areas of corporate restructuring, reorganization, and simplification, in which he focuses on both balance sheet and profit-and-loss issues while applying his stakeholder management, mediation, and negotiation skills. Simon has worked worldwide and served as an advisor to companies operating in every major industry sector, and he has gained hands-on experience as a senior manager in financial services as well as automotive- and property-based businesses. Simon is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and an accredited mediator.

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Stefano Aversa

Managing Director, Vice Chairman

Stefano is Chair of EMEA and Vice-Chair globally. A talented and highly skilled turnaround expert with more than 30 years of experience, Stefano works with investors, boards, and managements of industrial companies, developing business plans, driving financial and operational turnarounds, and implementing large-scale performance improvement programs. He joined AlixPartners from A.T. Kearney, where he was global leader of the automotive and aerospace practice. Stefano has an MBA from the University of Turin and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and robotics from the University of Florence, both of them with honors. He is a member of the World Economic Forum, the Clinton Global Initiative, Bocconi Advisors, INSOL, and the Society of Automotive Analysts. He is fluent in Italian, English, French and speaks Spanish.

Joff Mitchell on changes in the restructuring market | 2020 turnaround & restructuring survey
Joff Mitchell, managing director, explores the changing dynamics of the restructuring market and how technology is changing some of the largest industries in business.

Values

  • Commitment - we dedicate ourselves to assist our clients in reaching their objectives and will do whatever is reasonably required in an ethical, professional, and cost effective manner
  • Professionalism - we adhere to the highest professional standards in providing each of our clients with high-quality services delivered competently and promptly
  • Teamwork - we believe that optimum results are achieved by individuals working together in a cooperative, organized group
  • Common sense - we concentrate on finding creative, yet practical and realistic, solutions in every situation
  • Personal respect - we value the unique differences among us
  • Communication - we communicate clearly and often among ourselves and with our clients, other professionals, and parties of interest in a straightforward manner

Awards

  • Top 10 Best Firm to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2019-2020
  • Global Investigations Review’s GIR100, Investigations Consultancy List, 2020
  • 2018 Best Firms to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2018
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign, 2018
  • TMA Hall of Fame (Lisa Donahue), Turnaround Management Association, 2018
  • Forbes America's Best Management Consulting Firms 2016, Forbes Magazine, 2018
  • Successful Restructurings - Eastman Kodak, Turnarounds & Workouts, 2013
  • Top 5 Largest Crisis & Recovery Consulting Providers by Revenue & Market Share, Bloomberg BNA Business, 2013
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