FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that it has concluded the acquisition of the assets of KordaMentha (Qld) (KMQ), a corporate finance advisory and restructuring firm headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, and the Gold Coast.
This announcement follows the completion of definitive documentation and customary closing conditions. The acquisition will significantly expand the presence and service offerings of FTI Consulting in Australia, adding nearly 70 professionals, including seven senior managing directors and three managing directors. The KMQ business now will operate as FTI Consulting. As part of FTI Consulting, the two business units of KMQ, KMQ Insolvency and 22 Capital, have been integrated into the company’s Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and will be a driver to build out other service lines and augment existing Australian businesses.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. (fticonsulting.com) is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,800 employees located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.56 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2011.
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