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Todd R. Snyder

Rothschild, Inc.
Managing Director
New York, NY, USA

Todd R. Snyder is a Managing Director of Rothschild Inc., a leading international investment banking and financial advisory firm. Todd has been an advisor to companies in the context of restructurings and reorganizations for twenty years. He has been instrumental in a diverse selection of complex transactions including financings, restructurings, reorganizations, workouts, exchange offers, mergers, divestitures and management led buyouts. Todd has advised companies in a range of industries. Representative assignments include, advising United Airlines, YRC Worldwide, Solutia, Tronox, Syncora Holdings Ltd., OCA, Comdisco, Security Capital Assurance, Ltd., Tekni-plex, Federal Mogul, AK Steel, The FINOVA Group, Zenith Electronics, Dow Coming, Special Metals Corporation, Visteon Corporation, Emerald Casino, Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, GAF Corp., Recycling Industries, Great American Recreation, Merrill Corporation and Globe Manufacturing. In addition, Todd has advised creditors in significant matters including UBS in the context of Finish Line - Genesco, the bondholders in ORBCOMM Global and the subordinated convertible debtholders in Adelphia Communications as well as the PBGC in Northwest Airlines, Tower Automotive and across the healthcare industry. Todd has also advised two Administrations with respect to the reorganization of the automobile industry (including General Motors, Chrysler, Adam Opel).

Before joining Rothschild, Todd was a Managing Director in the Restructuring and Reorganization group at Peter J. Solomon Company. Prior to joining Peter J. Solomon Company, Todd was a Managing Director at KPMG Peat Marwick in the Corporate Recovery group where he was also National Director of the Corporate Recovery Practice for Government Enterprises (regulated and privatizing industries). Todd has also run his own advisory and investment firm, Hesperus Advisors, specializing in recapitalizations and workouts. Prior to his move to investment banking, Todd practiced law in the Business Reorganization department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

Todd graduated with honors from Wesleyan University and received a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was a senior editor of the Journal of International Business Law and a Chairman of the Committee on Academic Responsibility. Todd is an adjunct professor at New York University Law School, New York University Leonard N. Stem School of Business and speaks frequently on reorganization related topics. He co-authored The Patronus Technique: A Practical Proposal for Asbestos Driven Bankruptcies (Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice - Volume 11) as well as Asbestos Prepackaged Bankruptcies: Apply the Brakes Carefully and Retain Flexibility for Debtors (ABI Law Review - Volume 13.801) and has been visiting lecturer at the London Business School in the Masters in Finance Program and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Todd was a member of the Study Panel on Science, Security and Prosperity in a Changing World at the National Academies of Science. Mr. Snyder formerly served as a director of GenCorp Inc.  (NYSE: GY) and AMC Financial, Inc.




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