Leader of A&M's Canadian practice
35 years of turnaround and restructuring experience
Has led numerous complex Canadian and cross-border engagements, representing companies and secured lender syndicates
One of the leading players in the comprehensive insolvency reform process in Canada
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Doug McIntosh is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Canada ULC in Toronto. Mr. McIntosh leads A&M's practice in Canada and is also a member of the Executive Committee for the firm's commercial restructuring business in North America.
Mr. McIntosh, a highly respected leader in the Canadian restructuring industry, brings almost 35 years of turnaround and restructuring experience to A&M. Mr. McIntosh has acted for various clients in both the private and public sectors. He has been involved in a number of engagements involving cross-border operations, including concurrent CCAA and Chapter 11 / Chapter 15 filings and court-appointed receiverships. He has been involved in restructuring and insolvency cases in numerous industries, most notably in real estate, retail, manufacturing, energy, media, pulp and paper, construction technology, transportation, building products, hospitality, and agriculture. Mr. McIntosh has conducted numerous independent business reviews and monitoring engagements on behalf of clients, as well as significant out-of-court and court-sanctioned restructurings. Notable public engagements include acting as CCAA monitor of Target Canada Co., financial adviser to the senior secured Lender group of Canwest Publishing, financial adviser to the senior secured Lender syndicate of Bowater Canadian Forest Products Inc., financial adviser to Arclin Canada Inc., CCAA Monitor of InterTAN (Circuit City), CCAA monitor and Chapter 15 representative of MAAX Corporation, financial adviser to the senior secured lending syndicate of Lone Pine Resources Inc., financial adviser to Trident Exploration Corp. and court-appointed receiver of Redcorp Ventures Ltd. Mr. McIntosh was one of the leading players in the comprehensive insolvency reform process in Canada from 2000 to 2007, serving as Vice Chair of the Joint Task Force Steering Committee on Insolvency Reform and on the Joint Legislative Review Task Force Committee, and was charged with responding to draft Bill C-55 to Industry Canada and the Standing Parliamentary House Committee. Prior to starting A&M Canada nine years ago, Mr. McIntosh spent 25 years with KPMG LLP in Canada, where he served as leader of the firm's Canadian Restructuring Practice for the last seven years. Mr. McIntosh earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from Queen's University, where he has served as Chair / Past Chair of the Advisory Board to the School of Business since 1999. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional, and a Canadian Trustee in Bankruptcy. Mr. McIntosh is a frequent speaker on restructuring matters, is a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals and has been on the Board of Directors of the Insolvency Institute of Canada since 2009, serving as President of the IIC from 2012 to 2014. Mr. McIntosh was named a Fellow of the Insolvency Institute of Canada in 2014 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the profession, only the seventh non-lawyer ever awarded this prestigious designation in the 25 year history of the organization. He also served on the Board of Directors of Skypower Corp., a wind and solar renewable energy development company, from 2008 to 2010.