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March 16, 2018

Dubai – Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announces the continuing expansion of its Middle East team with the appointment of Matthew Palmer as a Senior Director. The growth of A&M’s senior professional team reaffirms the company’s commitment to maximizing value for clients in the Middle East with its integrated strategy and performance improvement service offerings.

Mr. Palmer joins A&M with over 15 years’ experience in management consulting and investment banking, across the real estate and telecoms industries.  Mr Palmer has spent almost 10 years in the UAE, and has extensive regional experience advising clients across Afghanistan, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Sudan. Prior to joining A&M, Mr Palmer previously worked at Delta Partners, the telecoms consultancy; Palmer Shaw, a London-focused, mid-market property development business in partnership with family offices; Dresdner Kleinwort and Accenture.  Mr Palmer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nottingham and completed his undergraduate degree at the Greenhead College.

Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Managing Director of A&M Middle East, said: “The addition of a Senior Director of Matthew’s caliber strengthens our team and addresses growing client needs across several sectors. Matthew’s knowledge of real estate and telecoms, both core sectors in the region, will undoubtedly add value to clients and provide us with further growth opportunities.”

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Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to make change and achieve results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.

With over 3000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

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