He brings more than 13 years of accounting and financial experience, including more than 10 years in turnaround consulting and corporate restructuring.
He specializes in the development and evaluation of financial models, strategic planning, business plan development, distressed refinancing, employee and labor relations as well as court appointments under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). He is well-versed in the Construction Lien Act (Ontario) and has assisted clients across a wide range of industries including retail, energy, professional services, construction and infrastructure, telecommunications, mining, automotive, consumer goods manufacturing, agriculture and forestry.
Mr. Ferguson’s most recent experience includes acting as an advisor to management and board of directors of a large specialty retail company where he led various, including real estate footprint review, financial forecasting, business plan evaluation, as well as operational and working capital improvements.
Mr. Ferguson’s additional experience includes acting as CCAA monitor of Target Canada Co, and as an advisor to management and board of directors of a large publicly traded architectural and engineering firm, to a senior lending syndicate of an alternative energy plant and to a privately held Canadian telecommunications company.
He has also served as advisor to a TSX-listed hospitality company in their proposed acquisition of a ten hotel portfolio, to the senior lending syndicate of a TSX-listed Canadian infrastructure company and to the senior lending syndicate of a Canadian transportation and logistics company.
He has also held the role of Court-appointed Receiver of a insulation manufacturing facility and of a large resort condominium development, as Court-appointed Monitor under the CCAA of a tier one automotive parts supplier. He has worked with companies ranging in revenues from $2 million to $5 billion.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Ferguson spent almost five years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he most recently was a Manager in the Corporate Advisory and Restructuring group.
Mr. Ferguson earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, with honors, from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional, and a Licensed Insolvency Trustee.