Niall Ledwidge is a Managing Director in the Disputes, Claims, & Investigations group, based in the New York office. He is a chartered accountant with more than 17 years of experience in bankruptcy and restructuring in the U.S., in Europe, in Asia, and offshore.
Niall focuses on obtaining the best possible return for stakeholders in corporate bankruptcies, distressed investment funds, and special purpose vehicles. His experience spans a range of industries, from financial services to real estate, hospitality, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, motion pictures, and healthcare. He is a specialist in investment fund wind down and cross-border insolvency. In addition, he has in-depth experience in forensic investigation, litigation support, corporate finance, financial due diligence, and consulting.
Niall’s engagement experience includes domestic and offshore fund liquidations, including several high-profile fund collapses and frauds; acting as liquidator of a European film finance fund; financial advisory in U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings; §363 sales; financial reporting to the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico; and forensic investigation and claim analysis for insolvency proceedings in the U.S. and Hong Kong. He is a trusted fiduciary and an experienced liquidator and receiver.
Prior to joining Stout, he was a Director at a global financial advisory firm responsible for U.S. and cross-border/offshore restructuring projects.