Matthew Frank
Senior Director
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12 years of experience
Assists clients with analyzing & forecasting cashflows, developing & analyzing business plans, renegotiating credit agreements, improving profitability, analyzing operational and organizational issues
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)
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Matthew Frank is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) in Chicago. He specializes in advising companies in operational and financial distress and assisting during the bankruptcy process.

With 12 years of experience, he has assisted clients with analyzing & forecasting cashflows, developing & analyzing business plans, renegotiating credit agreements, improving profitability, analyzing operational and organizational issues and assisting management in monitoring changes to their businesses.

Mr. Frank has worked with small, middle market and large clients across various industries, including utility and power generation, newspaper and media, automotive, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, health care, consumer products and industrial services.
Most recently, Mr. Frank represented UCI International LLC and 11 of its affiliates (collectively, “UCI”) in their Chapter 11 cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in June of 2016. UCI is a manufacturer of automotive parts including various filters and pumps (both water and fuel pumps) with $400 million in unsecured notes and a $100 million ABL facility.  UCI emerged from bankruptcy in December of 2016.

Mr. Frank also represented Energy Future Holdings Corp. and 70 of its affiliates (collectively, “EFH”) in their prearranged Chapter 11 cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in April of 2014. EFH is the largest generator, distributor, and certified retail provider of electricity in Texas and is the product of the largest buy-out in history. With over $49 billion in liabilities and $36 billion in assets, EFH’s case is the largest operating Chapter 11 case ever filed in Delaware and the seventh largest Chapter 11 case filed in history.

Prior to joining the turnaround and restructuring division of A&M, Mr. Frank was an Associate in A&M's Transaction Advisory Group, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions issues.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Frank was an Associate at Deloitte & Touche in the audit and assurance department in Chicago.

Mr. Frank earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting and economics from Tulane University. Mr. Frank is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and is a member of The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and Turnaround Management Association (TMA).