Robert E. Agarwal is a Director and Head of Financial Advisory at Asgaard Capital LLC. With over 15 years of financial advisory and investment banking experience, he has been consistently ranked as one of the top 10 crisis managers in the country in The Deal Magazine. With over 13 years as a restructuring professional, Mr. Agarwal primarily advises debtors and creditors in and out of court and also frequently serves the role of liquidating trustee. His client responsibilities include preparing financial and operational analyses, overseeing day-to-day operations (both on and off site) and providing forecasts, projections and court required filings.
Prior to joining Asgaard Capital, Mr. Agarwal was a Director at a middle market turnaround/ restructuring firm. Previously, he was a restructuring consultant at Navigant Consulting. He started his career as an Investment Banker at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Agarwal has extensive experience in managing clients through Chapter 11 bankruptcies with successful results: • He served as Debtors’ Crisis Manager and Financial Advisor for a $700MM distributor and structured a 100% recovery for all creditors. • He served as Debtors’ Crisis Manager and Financial Advisor for a $100MM manufacturer. • He served as Financial Advisor for a $70MM construction company which resulted in a successful complete takeout of Bank of America with financing provided by a new lender. • He served as Financial Advisor to Creditor Committees on matters that ranged from $40MM – $2B. • He served as Liquidating Trustee in dozens of Chapter 11 matters. Mr. Agarwal holds the following certifications and board positions: • Certified Insolvency Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) • Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) • The Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP)– Board Member • Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – Philadelphia Chapter – Board Member Mr. Agarwal graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Economics.