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Michael Goodman

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC
Managing Director
West Conshohocken, PA, USA

Michael S. Goodman, Managing Director

Michael S. Goodman is a founding partner and Managing Director of SSG Capital Advisors. He is a nationally recognized leader in the restructuring industry with over 15 years of experience in special situations transactions. He has been involved in over 100 client engagements involving companies facing operational and financial challenges and/or bankruptcy proceedings. His investment banking and financial advisory services include mergers and acquisitions for companies both in and out of bankruptcy; restructurings and reorganizations both in and out of bankruptcy; the private placement of senior debt, second lien debt, subordinated debt and equity; complex valuations; feasibility analyses and other bankruptcy related analyses.

Past clients include publicly traded and privately held middle market and lower middle market companies across almost every industry sector. Michael is an expert source and frequently speaks on topics ranging from the state of the capital markets to alternatives available to companies in transition. His articles have appeared in leading business publications including the Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review, ABL Advisor, Philadelphia Business Journal and Financier Worldwide.

Michael began his investment banking career in 1995 as an analyst at Schroder & Co. He began focusing exclusively in the special situations area in 1998 as part of Berwind Financial, a Philadelphia-based regional financial services firm. In 2001, Michael became a partner of SSG Capital Advisors, which was formed to acquire the special situations investment banking practice from Berwind. SSG grew into one the country’s leading boutique investment banks focusing exclusively on its niche of providing services to companies facing financial or operational challenges. In 2006, SSG was acquired by National City Bank. In 2009, Michael was one of five partners that reacquired SSG from National City.

Michael is on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and serves as Vice President of Programing.

Michael received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1995.

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