Tim Coleman

Tim Coleman

Tim Coleman is a Partner and Head of the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, a public spin-off from The Blackstone Group, based in New York. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Coleman worked for 23 years at Blackstone serving as a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Restructuring & Reorganization Group. Mr. Coleman worked on a variety of restructuring and special situation assignments for companies, municipalities, creditor groups, special committees of corporate boards, corporate parents of troubled companies and acquirers of distressed assets. The International Financing Review recognized Mr. Coleman’s efforts in the restructurings of C-BASS and Ford Motor Company by naming them Restructuring of the Year in 2008 and 2009, respectively, and by naming Blackstone Global Restructuring Advisor of the Year in 2012. Mr. Coleman was named Global Investment Banker of the Year in 2011 by the Turnaround Atlas Awards.  In 2013, he was inducted into the Turnaround Restructuring and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame by the Turnaround Management Association. In 2014, Mr. Coleman received the Turnaround Leadership Award from the M&A Advisor. Mr. Coleman is a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia University and NYU Stern Business Schools. He is a member of The Future Project Board of Directors, the Board of Leaders of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Council. Mr. Coleman’s most notable public assignments include, AMBAC, AT&T (AT&T Canada, Alestra, AT&T Broadband and Excite@Home), Baltic, Bear Stearns Asset Management, Cable & Wireless Holdings, Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization LLC (“C-BASS”), Delta Air Lines, Delta (Re: Pinnacle Airlines), Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, FLAG Telecom, Ford Motor Company, Genco, Greece, Guangdong Enterprises, Kaupthing (Iceland), Lee Enterprises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MBIA (Re: BofA, Detroit, Puerto Rico and Rescap), Mirant Corp., Mohegan Sun, Quad/Graphics (Re: Vertis), R.H. Macy & Co., Roust Trading (Re: CEDC), State of Kansas, Travelport, The Weinstein Company, Williams Communications, Xerox Corporation and XL Capital. Mr. Coleman received a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

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