As leaders in the field of distressed investment banking and financial advisory, we offer our clients a clear advantage — we’ve been there, we’ve done that, we’ve been doing it for years. Our goal is “To Gordian” a situation by solving a truly complex problem while creating real value for our clients.
Henry F. Owsley
Mr. Owsley co-authored the leading book in his field, he is the co-author of the definitive works in the field, the recently published Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back – 2nd Edition, (Beard Books, 2015), Equity Holders Under Siege: Strategies and Tactics for Distressed Businesses (Beard Books, 2014) and Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back (Beard Books, 2005). All books are “must-read” for boards of directors, management teams and shareholders and/or owners of financially stressed situations, as well as for buyers and professionals. He is consistently named one of the 10 leading investment bankers in the field of bankruptcy and financial restructuring by The Deal where he has also been profiled. Prior to co-founding Gordian Group, Mr. Owsley was at Goldman Sachs, where he founded the firm’s Workout Group. While at Goldman Sachs, he was also a founding member of its Technology Group.
Mr. Owsley received a B.S. in Engineering, summa cum laude, from Princeton University and a M.S. from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His honors included Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi.
American Airlines, Antioch, Ben & Jerry’s, Cogent / 3M, Enron, Heilig-Meyers, Integrated Electronic Services, LTV Steel, Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railroad, Morrison Knudsen, Ogden Corporation, Olympia & York, Osyka Corporation, Phar-Mor, Solutia, Spansion, Stereotaxis, Summit Global Logistics, ThermaCELL, Tracor, United Rentals, Zale/Gordon’s Jewelers