Stout announced today it has hired Ann Miller as Co-Head of Special Situations in the Investment Banking group. Based in New York, Ann brings more than 20 years of distressed and traditional merger and acquisition (M&A) experience in both public and private sectors.
Prior to joining Stout, Ann worked as a Managing Director in the Special Situations group at Cowen and Company and as a Director in the Financial Restructuring group at Houlihan Lokey. She has managed and delivered numerous engagements involving in-court and out-of-court restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, Chapter 11 case administration, pre-packaged plans, debt-for-equity exchanges, and strategic alternatives analysis. Ann’s industry experience includes healthcare, technology, media, and telecommunications, consumer, industrials, energy, and transportation.
“Ann is a fantastic addition to senior leadership in our Special Situations practice,” said Nick Jachim, Head of Stout’s Investment Banking group. “Her vast experience with restructuring will be invaluable at a time when many companies continue to face economic and operational uncertainty.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Investment Banking group at Stout and look forward to helping clients navigate through this unprecedented business climate and beyond,” said Ann. “I was immediately drawn to the collaborative and entrepreneurial culture and Stout’s commitment to the highest level of client service.”
Stout’s Special Situations practice provides multi-disciplinary capabilities and experience to debtors, lenders, and other creditors of middle market companies experiencing varying levels of financial distress.