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Joseph Greenwood

Joseph Greenwood

Livingstone Partners LLC
Chicago, IL, USA

Joseph Greenwood is a Partner and leads the Special Situations group at Livingstone, an international investment bank with over 100 professionals in Beijing, Chicago, Düsseldorf, London, Madrid and Stockholm.  Livingstone’s Special Situations practice helps clients develop, evaluate, and execute sale, refinancing and capital raising transactions across a variety of industries.

Over the course of his career, Joseph has successfully completed 80+ transactions involving complex financial restructurings and has been involved as investment banker and/or financial advisor to a diverse group of debtors and creditors both in and out of chapter 11.  Joseph’s extensive transaction experience includes §363 sales, UCC Article 9 sales, assignments for the benefit of creditors, distressed refinancings, debt-for-equity swaps, and other negotiated balance sheet restructurings on behalf of his clients.

Recent representative transactions include:

  • Sale of $350 million scrap metal and recycling company (distressed out-of-court)
  • Sale of $130 million staffing and security business (§363 sale)
  • Sale of largest independent thermoformer in the US (Chapter 128 of WI Statute)

Prior to Livingstone, Joseph was one of three founding members of William Blair’s Restructuring Group and was a Vice President at Mesirow Financial Consulting.  Joseph holds a BBA in Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA with high distinction from Georgetown University.  Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and has served as a guest lecturer for the Advanced Restructurings and Turnarounds class at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


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