EY continues to strengthen local restructuring and valuation teams
Today, EY announced that it continues to invest in its Strategy and Transactions practice with the advancement of two Associates, Joel Edwards and Robert Crockett, in the region.
Joel will focus on the continued development of the restructuring practice in Bermuda from the Cayman Islands where he has resided for the past 8 years. Joel is a qualified insolvency practitioner with internationally recognized JIEB (Joint Insolvency Examinations Board) accreditation. He brings over 16 years of experience spanning a wide range of advisory, insolvency and restructuring projects across the region to his new role. He has led and managed large and complex assignments including cross-border projects focusing on fraud and asset recovery, investigations and rights of action. His experience includes advising and intervening in formal insolvency (contentious and non-contentious), the rationalization of legal entities, accelerated disposals and commercial and strategic reviews.
Robert brings over 17 years of experience in the UK, US and Cayman Islands. His experience includes providing valuation and corporate financing assistance to private equity and hedge fund managers in a financial, transactional, litigation or restructuring reporting context. His experience also includes decision analysis, strategic alternative analysis and modeling assignments which allow clients to better understand financial and economic factors in order to improve their assessments and decision making.
“Joel and Robert’s appointments to the EY partnership are very important to our ever-expanding strategy and transaction practice, especially now where demand for these services is at a critical juncture. It is imperative that we have the brightest minds in the industry in order to positively impact our clients, ”said Keiran Hutchison, EY Regional Head of Strategy and Transactions. “With the arrival of three other top restructuring professionals over the past 18 months to the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, our team is even better equipped to offer a broad range of innovative solutions. It also allows us to differentiate ourselves across the region and offer strong capabilities, including debt restructuring, insolvency and transaction, due diligence and valuation services, to a wide range of organizations for reshaping results for a better future.
“The recruitment, progression and movement of our professionals in our region is testament to the flexibility of our practice and the way we adapt to changing client needs. As our customers are diverse, we are also able to offer support in different geographies, ”said Dan Scott, EY Regional Managing Partner. “While Joel and Robert are on the ground in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands respectively, both will also be regional resources offering their understanding of individual markets while maintaining local contacts. Most importantly, our flexible approach allows us to provide valuable support to countries and regions, which is further supported by EY’s more than 25,000 strategy and transaction professionals in 120 countries, including the UK. , the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore.
For more information, please visit ey.com/cayman.