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  • Restructuring and turnaround

Paul Melville




Executive summary


Paul Melville is national managing principal in Grant Thornton's CFO Advisory practice and is located in Chicago.



Melville has over 25 years of experience in all areas of Restructuring and Turnaround, including several cross-border restructuring situations. He has advised stakeholders including bank groups, customers, suppliers and shareholders in a number of different restructuring scenarios, including company viability, reconstructions and debt restructuring, strategic options and formal insolvency.




Professional qualifications and memberships


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
  • INSOL International
  • Turnaround Management Association



Community involvement


  • Chair, Board of Governors, Chicago Scots
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Kohl’s Children's Museum of Greater Chicago



Presentations and publications


  • Presenter, "Sector Report - Consumer Goods and Services," 2012 International M&A Advisor Summit, October 10, 2012.
  • Co-author, “Current Developments in CCRC Restructuring and Workouts,” ABI Journal, Intensive Care column, June 2012.

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