Osman Khan
Managing Director
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20+ years of industry, deal and advisory experience involving global buy-side and sell-side deals ranging from $10 million to $10 billion
Leads A&M's financial services mergers and acquisitions practice
Represents corporate and strategic investors in complex financial services transactions
Expertise in nearly every financial services subsector
Recognized in The M&A Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40 Awards in 2013
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Osman Khan is a Managing Director and Financial Services M&A Leader with Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory practice.

Formerly with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Khan brings more than 17 years of experience providing mergers and acquisitions due diligence and other advisory services to private equity and corporate investors in the financial services sector.

He has been involved in numerous domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, providing buy-side and sell-side due diligence expertise. He has led transactions involving investment banks, broker-dealers, exchanges, global and regional commercial banks, mortgage companies, alternative investment managers (including private equity firms, hedge funds and secondary fund of fund managers), structured and life settlement companies, leasing companies (including small ticket and aircraft leasing firms), consumer and commercial finance companies (including auto title lenders, non-prime specialty lenders etc.), community banks, private banks and wealth managers, insurance brokers, prepaid card issuers, financial technology firms, and numerous other non-bank financial institutions.

Mr. Khan has supported, among others: J.C. Flowers & Co., Cerberus Capital Management, Apollo Management, Fortress Investment Group, Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, Lee Equity Partners, Centerbridge Partners, Warburg Pincus, Corsair Capital, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Deutsche Bank, ING Groep, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Rabobank, Willis, Union Bank, Religare Enterprises, and the Korea Development Bank in financial services-related transactions.

In addition, he has more than eight years of experience in London and New York in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Banking & Capital Markets group. Mr. Khan led financial statement audits (for SEC-registrants and privately held institutions), Sarbanes-Oxley controls attestations and many other operational and financial consulting projects. Select clients include JP Morgan, CIT Group, UBS, Ocwen Financial Corporation, Dresdner Bank, Nomura International Bank, Crown Bank, Schroder Trust Bank, Credit Lyonnais, Banque Sudameris (Intesa Bci), Prudential Securities and EFG Capital.

He authored “Rising Tides: A Case For Growth” – an analysis of 2014 financial services M&A trends, co-authored “Positioning for Growth: 2011 U.S. Financial Services M&A Insights” and “Balancing uncertainty and opportunity: 2012 US financial services M&A insights,” and was a panelist at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 11th Annual Alternative Investments Seminar, speaking about asset management M&A trends and industry issues.

In 2013, Mr. Khan was recognized as a winner of The M&A Advisor’s 40 Under 40 Awards. The awards recognize M&A, financing and turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success in the industry while still under the age of 40. Award winners were chosen for their accomplishments and expertise from a pool of prominent nominees by a judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in management sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from the Manchester Business School, graduating with distinction. Mr. Khan is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He currently serves on the board of directors of the AFLSE, the U.S. alumni organization of the London School of Economics.